Pack Light, But Effectively

Pack Light, But Effectively

As I continue to assimilate into a new role with a new company in a new industry complete with its own lexicon, library of acronyms and secret handshakes, I continue to remind myself “none of that matters.” It’s a natural reaction to slow-play your integration into a...
The Pretender, Part 1

The Pretender, Part 1

If you get things that you desire, there may be unforeseen and unpleasant consequences. Another way to say that, “Be careful what you wish for,” but Google reminded me that’s also the name of a cheesy Nick Jonas flick (redundant, I know.) Whatevs, the spirit of...
Kicking The Ant Pile

Kicking The Ant Pile

I think most of us would admit that being a control freak is a frustrating (and ultimately losing) proposition. At work, our ability to “control” things is usually more dependent upon the company cruising on auto-pilot, business as usual, allowing us to have some...
3 Dangers of Being Nice

3 Dangers of Being Nice

You can’t help it, deep down you’re a good person. You’re good enough, you’re smart enough, and doggone it – people like you. Be careful. Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of situations where “nice” is completely...