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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A famous person emailed me to ask about personality type. I don’t get a lot of emails from famous people.
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.
As a bulimic in college, the cafeteria was my focal point. At first, it was where I gained fifteen pounds.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Here they are: The five posts from 2014 that had the most readers. What does it really mean to work full time?
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.
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.
On a good day I would tell you that I have my own startup and a successful blog and I work from home.
Melissa and I are in a hotel room in New York City to meet with a guy who has a lot of money and wants to do a makeup line.
Kate and I are getting acclimated to each other. I am used to how when I was coaching Kate she thought everything I said was genius.
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