Category Business as Usual

Never Say No to Happy Hour: Kickstart Your Career

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 […]

3 Reasons I’m Excited for my Performance Review

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 […]

Do what you can… but you can’t do it all.

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 […]

No Guts, No Glory – Tips for Long Work Days

Every Champion Was Once A Contender That Refused To Give Up (Rocky Balboa) A 12 hour workday. It’s bound to happen eventually. It would be so easy, so simple, to turn off your laptop go home and “deal with it” tomorrow. This day is a true test of patience, understanding, and passion for your job… it is worth […]

Third Time’s a Charm… Champions Keep Playing Until They Get it Right.

I have officially been at my new job for six months now. A new job, let alone a first job can be quite a whirlwind experience. I think a lot of us put too much pressure on ourselves to be a star, or to really stand out our first months. We want to impress… it’s […]

Travel Far Enough You Meet Yourself

The Netherlands, Germany, France, Ireland, United Kingdom, Austria, and Switzerland. This was the audience for my first international business presentation, in fact.. my first business presentation. It was an amazing experience I will never forget. I truly believe that I have found a career that I will love, and this trip helped me discover it. I […]