On a recent trip to India, I had the opportunity to sit down for conversations with a few teenagers in Gorakhpur, a city in Uttar Pradesh. I peppered the students with questions, eager to learn about their experiences, what they love to do, and what they are learning about. When I asked them if they … Continue reading Where Do You Belong?
We are back for Part II of 'How To Accelerate Your Career In 2018'. If you missed last week's post, check it out here. Now, on to the second half of the list. Communicate Better We are constantly communicating with each other—whether directly at work, over social media, or at events. There is not enough … Continue reading How To Accelerate Your Career In 2018 (Part II)
January is a month filled with resolutions, intentions, and goal-setting. This can lead to a lot of pressure, and ultimately disappointment if the life you want to create doesn’t magically appear after creating a vision board. This year, focus on taking small and important steps that will accelerate your career, regardless of whether you know … Continue reading How To Accelerate Your Career In 2018 (Part I)
As many of you know, I am currently going through an advanced coach training program at NYU. This week I completed a course on the foundations of coaching, and thought it would be fun to share excerpts from my final essay. I often work with a brilliant facilitator, who starts every session by saying, “Everything we … Continue reading The Foundations of Coaching
I write a lot about the importance of values. Developing them, defining them, and living them. How about changing them? I think that for many, living by a named and defined set of values is extremely valuable (pun intended). So what do you do when you realize that your values have changed or evolved? You … Continue reading Updating My Core Values
Yesterday I had the great privilege of being able to join the New York City Women's March. I marched with my oldest and best friend, her boyfriend, and my cousin's girlfriend. We arrived a little before 2 pm and marched until about 6:30 pm, throughout midtown Manhattan. It was quite a feeling to be surrounded by … Continue reading Reflections on the March
A few months ago, I attended the Net Impact annual conference in Philadelphia. Over the course of three days, I had the opportunity to meet great people, hear inspiring talks, and participate in many learning workshops. During one, led by the Authentic Leadership Institute, we had the opportunity to look back on our lives and think … Continue reading A Leadership Process