The best career advice I ever received came from a mentor I had more than 15 years ago. Her advice was a bit counter-intuitive. She told me that if I want to be able to take advantage of the best career opportunities I should make sure to not let myself become essential in my current … Continue reading The best career advice I ever received: Don’t be essential
I asked the Internet "What's the most practical survival skill?" The responses I got were too good not to share. Choose to ignore these life skills at your peril. What's the most practical survival skill? From Facebook (If you haven't liked my page on Facebook do so here): Know where your food comes from (Edd Fairman) Wear … Continue reading What’s the most practical survival skill?
An uber list is not just resolutions although some of the items may resemble New Years promises. An uber list is not a bucket list of outrageous thrills. An uber list is a mix of chores, goals and fun activities most of which are quite common but that for the lister are often mentioned after … Continue reading List 25: Uber List for 2013
I was never good at keeping a journal. I'd often start one then neglect to update it for days, weeks or even months. When I'd finally come back to it youthful arrogance that "someday someone else will definitely want to read this" paired with a fondness for structured narratives would make me feel like I … Continue reading A one line journal: How to record your life in one line a day
Although I have almost four years of experience in parenting I often feel that I have no idea what I'm doing, but I'm learning. In honor of my sister-in-law who could have a baby at any minute and my numerous friends who are pregnant or have recently given birth or adopted, here are a few … Continue reading List 22: Parenting tips I wish I knew earlier