Sunshine and Rainbows (At Work)

  Saturday was one of those idyllic weather days. Blue skies, chirping birds, animated pedestrians. One of those days that is all sunshine. One of those days that’s like Ellie. Ellie loves people. She’s outgoing and upbeat. A textbook extrovert with aspirations to become an executive, she was thrilled when her boss asked her to Read more

How to Be Happy at Work

Rainbow drawn on sidewalk

  The idea of “happily ever after” was not introduced to predict or guide professional satisfaction. But dismissing fairytale endings has hardly spared us from imagining dream jobs or wishing for fantastic careers. Those of us fortunate enough to have professional choices chart our careers according to what we predict will make us happy. We Read more

The Fear of Plummeting from a Cloud Forest (and Updating a Website)

Case, fearless on the zip line course   If you share my fear of heights, you know the dizziness of standing next to a wall of windows several stories above ground. Or the gut-punch of finding yourself dangling atop a stalled Ferris wheel. At best, it’s unsettling. At worst, it’s harrowing. Lately, I’ve experienced this Read more

Struggling to Thrive?

A lot of the challenges that make work and life difficult are caused by factors beyond our control. But not all of them. Sometimes, in our rush for results and focus on fabulosity, we end up making things harder than they need to be.

I put together this simple quiz to provide a quick reality check and some actionable ideas to help you thrive. Check it out.