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Writing and drawings about work, family and the stuff in-between

Category: Work

  • What was the cost of that choice?

    What was the cost of that choice?

    I’m lucky to have regular coaching sessions (you should too if you can) and in today’s coaching session, as we were talking about my journey to this point and specific choices I’ve made to change (jobs, teams, companies, countries), my coach asked me “what was the cost of that choice”? When we make the choice […]

  • Feeling like an imposter? That might be a good sign

    Feeling like an imposter? That might be a good sign

    I frequently feel like an imposter. Yes, sometimes people say I look like Bradley Cooper, and I may have benefited from that delusion on a trip to Hong Kong in a previous life, but I’m not talking about that. I’m talking about imposter syndrome, that feeling that you are in over your head, that you […]

  • Tomorrow is Monday, are you wishing you could escape?

    Tomorrow is Monday, are you wishing you could escape?

    “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape.” Seth Godin

  • “The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

    “The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

    I have a few days off and I’m not working on our house renovation and not working on anything for that matter. I’m spending time with a close friend, celebrating my daughter’s birthday, probably going to go on a hike. I don’t need to take all this time off technically, but realistically I do.

  • I don’t know where we are going but I know exactly how to get there

    I don’t know where we are going but I know exactly how to get there

    Discouraged or unsure of what to do next? I shared three questions I use that might work. Sometimes, though, you have to use a different approach.

  • The Four Os of Meeting Prep

    The Four Os of Meeting Prep

    My current work doesn’t require me to run or attend a ton of synchronous meetings, and that is as it should be. Most in-person meetings are poorly organized and happen because someone doesn’t want to do the hard work of thinking about a problem and doing some writing. I admit that I’ve been guilty of […]