Author :All posts by Carlota

I was recently invited to contribute to this Highya.com article, debating the pros and cons of attending college, given the potentially life-crushing debt load. I suppose my answer was a qualified “…kinda.” College can be immensely rewarding and life-changing if the student commits to the process, to challenging herself, to stepping outside of her previous intellectual..

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear.”- H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) Despite being a voracious reader, it’s only been in the past year or so, that I discovered the works of H.P. Lovecraft. I have no good excuse as to why it took so long, since once I experienced his wonderfully old-fashioned creepiness,..

A friend–and occasional client–of mine recently posted this online: “I always love to be asked if I can use WestLaw or other types of computerized legal research because of my age..I can, frankly, research anything. I have done it before & will continue to…next question was: and, you don’t find computers or apps complicated? I..

I was lucky enough to be interviewed by my friend Jim Gold (@jiltedjournos) for a MoneyTalksNews piece about how one could position themselves to best achieve their goals in 2016. It may seem late in the game to make 2016 your best year yet…but change is a commitment, and process.  Change takes time.  Here’s the piece: 5..

It’s often been said that looking for a job is the worst job there is, and IMO, part of what makes job-hunting so emotionally arduous is that it requires us to aim high, and commit to our magnificent potential…even when we’re, to paraphrase Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, “feeling kinda temporary” about ourselves…

For many of us, knowing what we don’t want, what we will no longer tolerate, or allow in our personal/professional spheres is as important as knowing what we do want. (This may be true of women especially, who still, in 2016, are made to feel shady for embracing their ambition. *sighs*) For many people, knowing..

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