Author: Carlota

Is that all there is?

‘Tis the season….for us all to look back over the nightmare  strumg und drang  um past year and say Thank god we’ve survived!  “Wow, interesting times.” (Lol.)  But seriously, the end of the year can make us all think a la Miss Peggy Lee , is that all there is? (See below.) If you’re feeling that way,…
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December 28, 2017 0

Home for the Holidays

Tomorrow, in these United States, is Thanksgiving 2017. *pause for effect* Aww Sunshine, I know, but it’ll be okay.  Stop sniveling.  Loosen that death-grip on your box of wine. You’re going to make it, I promise.  (And if not, hey, as Hunter S. Thompson used to say, many great books have been written in prison. #kidding #ohrelax)…
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November 22, 2017 0

Want to Raise Great Kids?

“…some will win, some will lose, some are meant to sing the blues…”- Journey (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.) Because actually I’m a passionate believer that failure is the midwife of success. In my own coaching practice, from starvation to coaching people in the Obama White House, trust that there were countless failures. And each of…
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November 19, 2017 0

Going into Friday night like…

A preternaturally beautiful October Friday afternoon here in NYC…perfect time to brood about your dating life! If you’re at work, wondering if you should talk about your dating life, or your new boy/girlfriend…probably don’t. Unless you implicitly trust the person you’re about to confide in, stop. Hold your tongue. Keep your private life private. People…
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October 20, 2017 0

Negotiate Your Dream Offer with These 6 Tips!

Thanks Robin Farmer for including me in your great Washington Post piece about tips for negotiating your dream job offer!


October 17, 2017 0

Risque Business

Yesterday, August 21, 2017, was the solar eclipse, i.e. just another day of not much work getting done in offices across these fruited plains as people not-so-silently yearned for their cubicle mates…or their bosses…or wished their office spouse was their real-life wife.  Listen: I ain’t judging. (I myself spend a great deal of my day thinking…
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August 22, 2017 0