Author :All posts by Carlota

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..

Yohan Garcia, one of the columnists for, is among many other things, a CUNY student who I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and mentoring. He, very generously, returned that favor writing a lovely article. Feeling pretty #blessed today in Spanish and English, despite how terrible my Spanish is…sorry, mom!

“People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it very simply; by the lives they lead.”- James Baldwin A client I’m very proud of—yes, I sound like someone’s mom, and have you just met me? I have clients who will do their..