Where to Meet Your Professional Network

We've all heard the expression, "It's not what you know, it's who you know that really matters." In a perfect world, everyone would be fairly evaluated on their merit, and opportunities would flow to the most deserving based on their hard work and talent. But, we don't live in a meritocracy, and having a network of…

Is Salary Secrecy Coming to an End?

Politics, religion, salaries. Once up on a time, these topics were all considered taboo to discuss in public. Today, thanks to the internet and social media platforms, people feel far more comfortable sharing their religious and political views with friends, family and strangers. But, salaries, for the most part, continue to remain secret, and most…

The Key to Confidence is…Failure?

There are hundreds of books and articles out there dedicated to helping people build confidence. I've read more than my fair share. I've even written some. And today, I'm diving a little deeper into a concept I've touched on, but haven't fully explored: the notion that the key to confidence is failure. You might be…

Kid-Free Vacations and Why You Need One

I'm just getting back from a 10 day, kid-free vacation in Italy with the husband, so I thought I'd kick off the week by revisiting one of my earlier posts about the importance of taking time off to rest and recharge WITHOUT your kids in tow. Have a great Monday, everyone! Why I Didn't Miss…