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Integrating Work, Motherhood, and Life

Integrating Work, Motherhood, and Life

I’m writing this post right at the beginning of the school year after I’ve been back at work for about three months. Three months. Really? Only three months? In truth, I’ve been avoiding this topic because I don’t really know what to say or offer […]

How to Have a Difficult Conversation

How to Have a Difficult Conversation

Would you describe yourself as conflict-averse? Meaning, when you sense a conflict or a difficult situation coming your way, you back yourself into your corner, shy away, or maybe even delegate to another person? Years ago I would have been right there with you. These […]

Finding Balance During Maternity Leave

Finding Balance During Maternity Leave

I’m a person who likes to be as prepared as possible and took this approach when it came to preparing to go on maternity leave. I did just about anything and everything I could to get my team squared away, smoothly transition, and ensure I […]

How to Develop and Share Your Point of View

How to Develop and Share Your Point of View

A point of view seems like a simple thing, maybe even something that you’re assuming you “just have” and don’t necessarily need to work at developing. If this is you, good for you! However, for most of us, this is not the case. Recognizing when […]

How I Prepared for Maternity Leave

How I Prepared for Maternity Leave

“Interesting” is the word I’d use to describe how I felt about maternity leave. Several months without working? Interesting. People would cover my daily tasks and then I’ll just pick them right back up when I get back to work? Interesting. I’ll have weeks and […]

At Work: Five Things You Can Do In Five Minutes

At Work: Five Things You Can Do In Five Minutes

There’s not much glamour in this post, only practicality. Being efficient and effective is the name of this game. Here are five things you can do at work when you have five minutes that will make a difference in your day. Thank a coworker. I […]

How to Work From Home

How to Work From Home

I’ve been fortunate to be part of the 3 million (and counting) “work-from-home” population for six years. I love it. The transition from commute + office routine to a work from home environment can be big, but it’s entirely manageable for you, your coworkers, and […]

Trust Your Gut

Trust Your Gut

I’ve been working in the Digital space for well over a decade now and have spent most of those years in a subgenre of Digital: Agency. I primarily focus on delivery, program management, and digital transformations. With over a decade of experience, I’ve started to […]

How to Travel for Work

How to Travel for Work

Since starting my job last May, on average I’ve traveled approximately three weeks out of every month for two to four days per week. I get asked all kinds of questions about this with all kinds of facial expressions and forms of body language associated […]