Your Work Matters

Your Work Matters

Your work matters… …wherever you do it. This week a friend loaned me How Hard Can It Be? by Allison Pearson. It’s the sequel to her book I Don’t Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother (movie starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Greg...
That Time I Left $20,000 on the Table

That Time I Left $20,000 on the Table

Or, an object lesson in what happens when you ignore your own best advice. A couple of months ago my bank ran a competition to award $20,000 to a small business owner. All you had to do was submit a video demonstrating how you’d use the money to grow your business. My...
What Are Your Stories?

What Are Your Stories?

Do you love to hear other people’s stories? Do you enjoy sharing your own story with people? I know I do. I particularly love hearing stories about other people’s struggles and small victories. Triumphs are nice, but I believe the genius is in the small victories....
Wide Open Spaces Reprise

Wide Open Spaces Reprise

This is one of my favorite posts ever. I wanted to share it again. One of the constant themes in my life is re-invention. Seven careers, dozens of jobs, two degrees 26 years apart, it goes on and on. And, on a recent walk, I realized that, thanks to The Chicks, I have...