Finding work we love is important. How we go about doing that can lead to "quiet desperation" or constant engagement.
A job can make you feel like you have things together, like you are going places, and like you have control over your life and your future. Or, it can make you feel like you don't know what you are doing, like you are being directed by a dictator who completely undervalues your contributions, and … Continue reading The Loss of Certainty
What do you do really well? In what capacities do you perform like a rock-star? What have you experienced in your professional life that gives you super powers no one else could possibly replicate? These are some of the questions I like to ask people to get an idea of how much value they are … Continue reading Under-Valued and Uncomfortable; Signs You Are Leaving Value on the Table
They call it a plateau. It's that comfortable place we can get to in our careers or even in our businesses. Things are going well, on paper, and putting things on cruise control is super enticing. It can also be the most dangerous time any of us can experience professionally. As scary as a set-back … Continue reading Professional Cruise Control