Posted by on January 19, 2018 at 2:28 pm in Uncategorized

I think a lot of our young people are highly ambivalent, to say the least about the wisdom of standing out at work.  And that’s understandable: standing out anywhere, means leaving yourself open for attack. If you’re new on the job, or just generally not sure you know what you’re doing–and if you don’t, join..

Posted by on December 28, 2017 at 2:43 pm in Uncategorized

‘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,..

Posted by on November 22, 2017 at 2:20 pm in Uncategorized

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)..

Posted by on November 19, 2017 at 1:02 pm in Uncategorized

“…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..

Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 2:11 pm in Uncategorized

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..

Posted by on October 17, 2017 at 4:49 pm in Uncategorized

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

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