Tag Archives: career

I talked with a former colleague and friend last week about someone at her new workplace who sends passive-aggressive e-mails (slightly snarky, but written so the person could deny that snark was intended).  The conversation began around whether to have a conversation … Continue reading

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Anyone out there have teenagers, too many e-mails, health problems, a broken/leaky something in the house, aging parents, stressful work, or a lawn that was attacked by spider ants?  And if you had spider ants did you know that if … Continue reading

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See my article for the Forte Foundation–they inspire women business leaders: Jennifer Colosimo – DaVita: Seeking Wisdom vs. Seeking Promotion Jennifer Colosimo has the enviable and somewhat daunting title Vice President of Wisdom at DaVita Healthcare Partners. “It’s extremely difficult … Continue reading

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From a partnership between Girl Scouts of the USA and LeanIn.org: “When it comes to girls and ambition, the pattern is clear: girls are discouraged from leading. When a little boy asserts himself, he is called a “leader.” Yet when … Continue reading

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Work can be a great source of fulfillment and contribution.  Or it can be a source of continual irritation, frustration, and the bane of your existence.  And if we could attribute causation for which it will be, only a tiny sliver … Continue reading

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In a recent article in The Atlantic, Anne-Marie Slaughter describes her own experience of stepping down from a high-level State Department position to teach at Princeton and spend more time with her children. In the process, she came to an … Continue reading

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My #1 piece of career advice:  Be a realistic optimist.  Be able to say to yourself, “OK self, this is what just happened.  What can I do based on the givens of the situation?”  Another way to state it: always … Continue reading

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Some of the really interesting questions that keep popping up regarding Great Work, Great Career are related to challenges:  unemployment; socioeconomic challenges including poverty and education levels, race, gender, age; you name it, I’ve been asked  about how GWGC addresses … Continue reading

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