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What’s Wrong With Being (Mostly) Confident?

confidence With Love and Little Self-Deprecation

Mother’s Day started at 1:43am in our house. With vomit. I don’t know what was going on with our 1 year old, seemed like a boot and rally situation. But it was definitely a two parent level boot. Glen got Read more…


How You Doin’: The Business of Busyness

The business of busyness

“How are you?” says Person A. “Busy” says Person B, in a frenzied state of self absorption assuming everyone else in the world is currently managing only one task at a time and taking breaks to eat bonbons. Oh, and Read more…


Zetus Lapetus, I STILL Want to Be Zenon

I still want to be Zenon

Did I watch Zenon, Girl of the 21st Century again recently? Yes. As a grown adult do I still kind of want to be Zenon? Yes. And are there actually some good career development lessons from Zenon? Also, weirdly, yes. Read more…


A Working Mom’s Guide to Doing it All (Terribly)

Working moms get this question a lot: “How do you do it all?” It ALL. That’s daunting. And for this working mom, I do “do it all.” But sometimes I’m doing it all TERRIBLY. Da Bomb (Cyclone) This winter the bomb Read more…


Always Be Batman

When I Grow Up

“Jack, what do you want to be when you grow up?” “A firefighter, or a doctor.” “That’s awesome, buddy! What do you think Norah is going to be when she grows up?” (Thoughtful pause) “Batman.” That seems about right. Where Read more…


The Time I Almost Destroyed a Summer Camp Musical Production

know your strengths, push through roadblocks

All the World’s a Stage, and I Should Really Be In the Audience I spent five summers as a proctor (fancy name for camp counselor) at Project Contemporary Competitiveness – PCC (really fancy name for summer camp). As a proctor Read more…


Hopes, Dreams, and the DMV

Last summer, I had a heart-to-heart with a stranger at the DMV – like you do. Kenzie and I sat side by side talking about our jobs – mine in career and professional development and her’s at a furniture delivery Read more…