Have you ever felt truly seen by another human being? It can be an amazing experience, even if you feel it just one time. Some may have a friend or a partner who offers this feeling regularly. But have you ever been in a room full of more than 100 people, and felt the whole … Continue reading The Splendor of Recognition
I was taught at a very young age that my thoughts and feelings were not relevant. There was no space in my alcoholic family for me to express what was hurting me, and to ask for something better. When I left my home at 18 to go across the country and study computer science at … Continue reading Taking Up Space
I’ve been through several kinds of career transitions. I’ve changed companies, I’ve changed disciplines within an industry, I’ve left an industry altogether, and I’ve moved from being a cog in a large corporate environment to a small business owner and entrepreneur. Transitions are such a fertile time for growth, and a great time to revisit … Continue reading Don’t Update Your Résumé
I grew up playing soccer and softball, so from age 5 to age 22, I have pretty consistently been coached in that context. I have had some good coaches, who built me up and helped me to feel confident; and some not so good ones, where I felt I was fighting with them every step … Continue reading Soccer coach or Life Coach?