Category Archives: Resume

Back to School/Back to Work

I always forget how much I love the Fall until October, when everything starts moving toward winter, and something makes me feel like sautéing sliced apples with cinnamon and butter for breakfast and walking to the Cal stadium for a … Continue reading

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Hitting the Bulls-eye!

Just last week, one of my clients, Pamela – a writer/editor in her mid-twenties — hit the bulls-eye, – the very job toward which she had been aiming for the last three years, without realizing it. What she was experiencing … Continue reading

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It’s Not About “Who You Know” — It’s About Who Knows You!

I heard this twist on a familiar phrase at a meeting recently. The person who repeated it didn’t know where she’d heard it, so I have no idea where it came from either. If you happen to know the source, … Continue reading

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Good News for English Majors

In his recent Wall Street Journal article, How to Avoid a Bonfire of the Humanities (10/25/12), journalist and English teacher Michael S. Malone references the historic and broadening rift between the sciences and the humanities. In a world now thoroughly … Continue reading

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The Bow Stance

Archery is the national sport and pastime in Bhutan. Prior to a fortuitous business trip to Bhutan last fall, I was fascinated to discover in my research this curious centuries-old factoid about the tiny Himalayan country I was soon to … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn Event 2/17

To my Blog Fans: If you are in the Bay Area and interested in meeting me in person, we will be hosting a Lunch & Learn in our office, “What About Coaching for High Performance?”, on Friday, February 17, from … Continue reading

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How to Follow Your Passion (When You Don’t Know What It Is.)

Most people have heard by now about how important it is for them to find their passion, work with passion, and live with passion. The problem is that many people honestly don’t know what their passions are, much less how … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts About Passion

It’s been a very long time since my last post, but, hey, I’ve been to the Himalayas – more specifically Bhutan – and back: more about that at some other time. Meanwhile, if your interest is piqued, read the article … Continue reading

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The Dancer

Picture the tiny ballerina that popped up and started twirling around on her toes to the happy, plunky music when you or your little sister opened the pink jewel box. This would have been a version of my client, Danielle, … Continue reading

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The Attorney in Her Late Thirties

Laura is not exactly the stereotypical attorney–big law firm, big salary, spiffy suits, upscale lifestyle. She is, and has always been, a public defender with a specialty in juvenile law in a tough city full of tough neighborhoods and disadvantaged … Continue reading

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