Cine-spiration Without Heart: Rethinking the BA Test Kitchen

If there's been an upside to this extended "grounding" that the COVID-19 pandemic has created for my normally hustling and bustling work life, it's been the ability to return to the kitchen on a more regular basis. A life that was frequently reduced to Daily Harvest, more frequent than strictly necessary takeout orders, and the … Continue reading Cine-spiration Without Heart: Rethinking the BA Test Kitchen

COMING SOON: Storytelling for Your Next Steps

I love a good story, don't you? Stories can transport us to another place and time (which feels more than a bit welcome these days), teach us something new in a digestible way, and help us understand different perspectives in a more immersive way. I've found this last purpose especially important for career development, and¬†especially¬†valuable … Continue reading COMING SOON: Storytelling for Your Next Steps

[PODCAST] “What If It’s Others Who Doubt Me?” with The Impostor Syndrome Files’ Kim Meninger

I always say, once I serve on a panel with you...we're friends for life. I'm a huge fan of your work, and I'm happy to be of help or of service. Today, I'm pleased to share the results of a conversation with a former fellow panelist, Kim Meninger. We worked together last year on a … Continue reading [PODCAST] “What If It’s Others Who Doubt Me?” with The Impostor Syndrome Files’ Kim Meninger

Centering Competency and Community In an Unprecedented Recognition Season

We've reached an interesting point in this grand endeavor that is social distancing, and two things have stood out in particular. One, I saw an uptick in friends and acquaintances posting series of photos of themselves in crowds, with friends, and generally in crowds. Between their montages, and a pair of Netflix Parties where groups … Continue reading Centering Competency and Community In an Unprecedented Recognition Season

Calling Upon Your Inner Creative During COVID-19: Part 1

I noticed something interesting about creativity and organizations in my earliest years of studying it: organizations were willing to embrace it...when something had gone wrong. Think about it: when are managers, bosses, or leaders most likely to ask for your creative solutions? When you're down a staff member. When funding is interrupted. When circumstances change … Continue reading Calling Upon Your Inner Creative During COVID-19: Part 1