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Shortcuts to reinventing yourself


Reinvention is part of being human. The nature of our lives is that we learn more and collect new ideas and that makes us want to do new and different things with our lives. But we often never actually make that transition.

Do we still have to lean in if Dave Goldberg is dead?


After three days of silence on the cause of death for Dave Goldberg, the New York Times has changed their story in the span of seven hours, some mysterious source said collapsed while exercising.

Dave Goldberg cause of death? I think it’s suicide


First of all, let me say that I feel really bad for everyone who is losing Dave Goldberg in their life.

Online course: Best practices for leveraging INTJ strengths (and how to be a likable INTJ )


This course includes four days of live video sessions and additional email-based course materials. The course meets May 11 – 14 8pm – 9pm EST.

The best perk of being Diamond level at Hilton


This story begins at 3am in the Orrington Hotel when I am answering emails. I woke up in the middle of the night to my son vomiting on the bed, which we are sharing, and now smells faintly of chewed up room service fruit plate.

How to tell if it’s a good job or bad job


Many of the coaching sessions I do center around a single question: is it time to switch careers? What I’ve found is that in most cases, the answer is no, it is not time to switch careers.

What leadership will look like when Generation Z takes over (and I love Pope Francis)


If you want to understand Generation Z (born in the 200o’s), take a look at Pope Francis. He is not just a new pope.

Career news that will make you happy right now


Most of the time on this blog I focus on bursting bubbles. I deliver bad news about finding a spouse, choosing a career and earning money.

Kids who quit have stronger careers


Educated parents have their kids in an average of five hours of activities per week. That’s a lot of driving around to swimming lessons and dance classes, so I understand why people think it’s important to stick with this stuff.

How to not self-destruct


A famous person emailed me to ask about personality type. I don’t get a lot of emails from famous people.

Finding a mate isn’t luck. It’s about setting a goal and reaching it.


Photographer Dita Pepe has a series of photographs where she shows what she’d turn into with the different types of men she could could have married.

Your job will be good if you have a friend at work


As a bulimic in college, the cafeteria was my focal point. At first, it was where I gained fifteen pounds.

How to balance your business and your family


Some days I am gung ho about entrepreneurship and I’m spending the day with my kids while money comes in from my blog and my coaching and I think “I’m great, I’m living the 4-hour workweek,” and for one minute I forget that I hate Tim Ferriss.

Career trajectory of the fast-rising star


My husband, a fourth-generation farmer, tells me that when the tractor was invented, farmers who spent their lives learning to be great with horses had to rely on young farmers who understood machinery.

4-Day course: How to start an online business


This course includes four days of video sessions and email-based course materials. You can purchase this course for anytime, on-demand access.

A fresh view of feminism for 2015


I am a child of the feminist revolution. My mom tells me this story. She hated being home with kids. She always dreamed she’d be a journalist.

Self-sufficiency is overrated


I spend a lot of time complaining to my husband that he never leaves the farm. When I was dating him I thought it was charming that he talked about how “city traffic is exhausting” when he was driving in Madison, WI.

Penelope’s best posts of 2014


Here they are: The five posts from 2014 that had the most readers. What does it really mean to work full time?

2014 was the end of the workplace revolution


When I started writing about careers we were at the beginning of a huge revolution. It makes sense, then, that I spent so much time trying to not write about careers.

A celebration of failed New Year’s resolutions


The pressure is mounting for the New Year’s resolutions posts. First is the flurry of pitches from public relations firms that want to get their clients into the press.


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