It happens in the blink of an eye – or at least it felt like it to me. One day, my Poppa seemed fine and the next he was doing loopy things – like accusing people of stealing insignificant objects from his apartment when nothing was missing. Within two years, my Poppa is almost unrecognizable… Read More Life and Regrets
From a young age, we are concerned about “who we are.” In elementary school we get classified by our activities and our personality; we become jocks, music geeks, outcasts, popular and the list goes on and on. While growing up I had an odd phase where I wanted to be Matilda (so you can guess… Read More It’s About “Image”
In the Sound of Music, Maria says “let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start” and she couldn’t be more right. Every story needs a beginning. And when I was brainstorming blog posts (the ideas never stop swirling) I struggled to decide where to start. So here I am, and I… Read More The Beginning
I’ve always enjoyed Einstein’s definition of insanity: “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Up until now, I’ve just enjoyed it because it’s true. Then I got thinking this morning – how did Einstein come to this conclusion? I’d say chances are he did the same thing over and over and expected… Read More Round & Round
This past weekend I celebrated my 29th birthday, and while majority of my friends are panicking about ‘turning 30’ (holla 1987s) I just want to say: a) Have 363 days left until my 30th (just to rub it in on those panicked friends) and… b) I am shockingly excited for my 30th (which many people can’t… Read More 29th Year
It is an exciting time of year – school is in full swing and many students are now looking forward to internship opportunities, and building that valuable professional network. The question I hear over and over again though from students is HOW do I go about these things? Networking and relationship building is a fine art. It is… Read More Shaking a Hand & Doing the Legwork
As the graduating students of today enter into the working world, there is one word that consistently haunts them wherever they apply. That word is “experience”. Whether you are applying for an entrance position or a management position there is always a required level of experience. In the end though, what does experience mean to… Read More What does “Experience” mean?
Have you ever watched the movie “Yes Man” with Jim Carrey in it? If not, the gist of it is a man challenges himself to say “yes” to everything for a year. It leads him on unique adventures as he adjusts from a “no man” to a “yes man”. Well, this is the philosophy I’ve… Read More Career Exploration – The Power of Yes