Over a team dinner of authentic Italian food tucked away in the hills of San Francisco, a small group of coworkers, including myself, celebrated another teammate over bubbly conversations and freshly made pasta. We blended stories of our personal and professional lives as fluidly as the warm Parmesan cheese melted over the asparagus side dish. … Continue reading What Drives You?
I've been a fan of the stage for as long as I can remember. At three years old, I was tapping in a tutu while soaking up the excitement of the bright lights. Throughout my childhood, I packed my bags for acting camp in the summers, and auditioned in New York City in the winters. … Continue reading Can Your Hobby Help Your Career? Yes.
No matter your work environment, it's ideal to find a space that helps you feel more upbeat than a fresh cup of coffee. I've been working from home since 2011, and many of my colleagues and friends do the same (including my husband, which is a post for another day!). I remember when I first … Continue reading Fresh and Simple Ideas to Effectively Work Remotely
This is my last post of 2015. As I reflect on the posts I've written and the experiences I've had this year, I've realized that 2015 was a year of firsts. And there are a lot of learnings from that. It was the first time my back didn't bug me, since I spent more time … Continue reading 2015 Ruminations to Prepare for 2016
At a recent University of Hartford event, I had the chance to share a vision that we all want to achieve: landing that dream job. A dream job is something we all want, but is it a pipe dream? For those proactive job seekers, it's closer than you might think. We are surrounded by plans … Continue reading The S.M.A.R.T. Strategy to Landing Your Dream Job
We often decide what we're going to do with our lives amidst the wild and crazy college years. Somewhere between sophomore and junior year, when I was growing into my own body and mind, I found marketing to be my passion, however, that was far from my starting point. At three years old, I wanted to be … Continue reading How to Navigate the Path to Your Dream Job
It's not often that the big questions and challenges in life are clearly marked with a right or wrong answer. Oftentimes they require deep thinking, the involvement of others, and time to debate it on your own. Since my preteen years, I've been making lists to help me make those tough decisions, although back then, … Continue reading Why True Happiness is the Answer to Life’s Toughest Questions