That First Day

That First Day

As professionals, we are expected to show up and do our job, because it is just that – our job. We rarely reveal our underlying struggles, or trying circumstances, especially at the beginning of our career. There is too much to lose. I have never talked about this, and it is the first time I have even tried to write about it.

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Your Zoom, Or Mine?

Your Zoom, Or Mine?

You ask that tension filled question. You know the one… “Your zoom, or mine?” There’s an awkward pause as you wait for a for a sign, any sign, that it’s okay to slip your code into the other person’s in box. Admit it. You’ve asked it. We’ve all asked it. There, waited with anticipation, alone in your at-home office/kitchen table. Maybe wearing pajama pants, maybe not. Hoping the next message refresh will signal that greatly anticipated next move.

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The B Word

The B Word

I’ve been called a lot of things – some good, some bad – but there is one word that never sits well with me. It’s the B word.

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