The days of Thirsty Thursday with your college pals have come and gone. Now you have real responsibilities, commitments, and people that count on you to not be hungover in the morning. So the question is… do you go out for happy hour with the coworkers? Only a drink or two. Or do you go […]

Sometimes I forget that putting myself first isn’t selfish. It’s necessary. I decided back in November that I was moving out of my apartment. It took me two months to finally break the news to my roommate. Why was this so hard for me? Let me give you a preview of the thoughts that were going on […]

Nothing holds you back quite like your insecurities. As a recent grad, I am full of them. The feeling of not measuring up. The thoughts of failure and letting my team down. The idea of letting myself down. The pressure is on to really bring it at your first job. It’s the defining start of […]

Smile. Take a moment, clear your mind, and smile. Don’t you feel better already? One simple action can have a major influence in your career. In the workplace you are surrounded by many stressful situations and even some stressed coworkers. During the course of a day all people are looking for is a little happiness and a sign things […]

I cannot wait until my annual performance review. There, I said it. Why shouldn’t I be excited right? Performance reviews make so many people shudder. They don’t have to! Everyone loves hearing how fabulous they are. If you play your cards right this meeting could be dedicated to that and more. Here are a few […]

Somewhere along the line, the idea of success has become having an accumulation of “stuff”. The world will try to tell you that you need more things to really be somebody. Don’t Listen.  Your value is not contained within your belongings… it’s a part of your being. It can’t be reflected in the car you drive, […]

You can’t impress everyone. You can’t please everyone. You can’t work harder than everyone. But you can accomplish and learn more than you ever expected. As post grads there is a lot of pressure, especially in that first defining job of your lifetime. You want to prove to the company that they hired the right person […]