(Stop) Talkin’ Bout My Generation

Confession time:¬†I think it would be really great if everyone decided that it was past due time to stop writing about millenials. You've worn me down, and I've had enough. Maybe there are readers out there who find these articles useful or enlightening. There must be, otherwise the glut of articles, websites, books, and self-proclaimed … Continue reading (Stop) Talkin’ Bout My Generation

Why I Hate Personal Branding

Most people don't do too much thinking about the metaphors that they use on a day to day basis. Readers of this blog will know from past entries (Time Management Is A Crock;Do We Need A New Word For "Career?";Passion: The Enduring Debate;¬†Calling It What It Is) that I see things a bit differently - … Continue reading Why I Hate Personal Branding

Intentionality: It’s Not A Secret

I find myself talking a lot about intentionality in my work, and every now and then it strikes me that clients may not know exactly what I mean by the word. I guess it falls into the same category as some of the other words I've been pondering recently (calling, passion, career, failure), in that … Continue reading Intentionality: It’s Not A Secret

Unpaid Internships: A Systemic Problem

It may sound paradoxical, but the ability to do an unpaid internship is a privilege. Yes, that's right. If you can work for free, you're lucky. But let me back up for a minute to talk about that big P word: privilege. It's not easy to talk about, and I don't expect it will be … Continue reading Unpaid Internships: A Systemic Problem

Want To Keep Your Job? WALK FASTER

There is little that causes me more frustration on a more regular basis than finding myself trapped behind a person, or group of people, who are walking at a significantly slower pace than I am. It's something I experience nearly every day - I take public transit with at least one major transfer daily (that's … Continue reading Want To Keep Your Job? WALK FASTER