Female Leadership and Work/Life Balance Collide

Female Leadership and Work/Life Balance Collide

I read the title of Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article in The Atlantic, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” and immediately went on the defensive. Another full blown feminist whining about a gender gap (that most data shows no longer exists), I thought. What I ended up reading was one of the more balanced, nuanced and […]

Some Mistakes I’ve Made

Some Mistakes I’ve Made

Julien Smith’s short, incomplete list of things he’s done wrong has inspired me to share my own list. 1. Chasing a ‘dream job.’ In theory it sounds good, but in retrospect it’s tough (especially if you come out of school during a recession) to ever close the gap on your peers who took the money […]

Stop Running to the Front of the Pack

Stop Running to the Front of the Pack

“One option is to struggle to be heard whenever you’re in the room… Another is to be the sort of person who is missed when you’re not. The first involves making noise. The second involves making a difference.” — Seth Godin Growing up playing multiple sports I was always the kid that had to be […]

The Only Interview I Ever Bombed

The Only Interview I Ever Bombed

I’ve been fortunate in my career that I haven’t had to interview too much – though I enjoy the process and learning from those interactions as I hope this post will illustrate. There was a handful of times I didn’t get the gig. Of those, I was usually in the final 2-3 candidates; however, there […]

2011 in Review

2011 in Review

Disclaimer: The following post is self-indulgent. Most end of the year round-up posts are. Despite that fact, I felt like this was a good way to pay respect to the work that went into this year and to provide a review of content you may have missed (or have never seen before). Should you decide […]