When I’m at a networking event (which is rare these days), I get that here we go feeling when someone turns to me, gives me the up-and-down look, and asks, “So, what do you do?” That’s “life’s most dangerous question,” according to Joshua Fields Millburn. In reality, that person might be asking: How do you earn a paycheck?…
A Quick Note on Mistakes
It’s easy to feel like a failure when you make a big mistake. Any time a blunder results in a significant setback, it’s easy to want to kick yourself. However, no mistake, no matter how huge, justifies self-loathing. There’s a mantra I often tell myself: You only fail when you quit. A mistake is no big deal in…
Spread a little cheer on National Random Acts of Kindness Day!
A Quick Note on Microbreaks
When I worked my office jobs, I looked forward to going out to lunch. But I always felt a twinge of guilt about it when some of my colleagues humble-bragged about having to eat at their desks because, you know, they were “sooooooooooo swamped!” However, taking breaks, especially small ones, is not a sign of…
Photo Friday: National Umbrella Day
Go for a little shade today!