What Too-Tight Pants Taught Me About Changing My Goals

I noticed in my October newsletter that many of you clicked on the link to my new suit. What I didn’t say is that I was shopping for a new suit because, due to the pandemic, aging and that peanut M&M habit I’ve written about before, I have officially gone up a pants size.  I […]

Why You Should Learn to Say No More Often in 2022

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As part of my professional and personal growth, every January I select a new word to be my mantra in the coming year. But this year, I’m a little scared to tell you my word because it feels really negative, especially after almost two years full of negativity.  My 2022 word of the year is […]

What Does it Mean to Recalculate?

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When Covid-19 first emerged, I started to think about all the people thrown unexpectedly into career transition because of the pandemic, lockdowns and economic fallout. For some reason, I kept imagining the situation as that moment when you’re driving a car and the road forks, or you make a wrong turn, or you miss an […]

Silver Linings: How Great Companies Were Able To Thrive During The Pandemic

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As we sort through the lessons of 2020, a clear picture emerges of companies that thrived and those that floundered. Some industries and organizations succeeded by virtue of being in the right place at the right time, with a product or service uniquely suited to the situation. But the more engrossing story is those companies […]

Introducing My New Book, Recalculating

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Workplace trends that were already taking place have only accelerated due to the coronavirus. My new book, Recalculating, is a guide to help you navigate the changing world of work.