FOMO: One thing I didn’t miss during ‘Rona

FOMO: One thing I didn’t miss during ‘Rona

One of the unexpected benefits of life during the pandemic was the elimination, in many instances, of FOMO: Fear of missing out. If you don’t go to that restaurant, show, party, networking event, place, class….you might be missing out! Yes, there was still plenty...
Relationships 101: Stretching is not Settling

Relationships 101: Stretching is not Settling

G-d forbid we settle.  Settle for the wrong life partner, the wrong job, the wrong draft (in other words deciding a draft is the final one before sending it off to the editor or press). This fear relates to settling in a way that makes it seem as though the situations...
What’s Your Work Ritual?

What’s Your Work Ritual?

It can be so hard to buckle down and get to work.  Procrastination is real. However, I also think procrastination is misunderstood.   Sometimes it’s avoidance, but more frequently I think it is actually the lack of a proper transition. Transitions...
Giving Back

Giving Back

I know I have ‘arrived’… someplace at any rate because I have been able to start ‘giving back’.   Contrary to popular belief, ‘giving back’ does not necessarily mean you have to go out looking for ways to do it, as though you ‘should’ give...
Destigmatizing Sales

Destigmatizing Sales

‘I hate marketing my work.  I feel like I’m selling.’ Heaven forbid! There are many well-earned reasons why sales has a bad rap.  It’s gotten confused with manipulation and Machiavellian intent….because some people are manipulators with Machiavellian intent....