Life As I Know It

My Top Five Pieces of Career Advice For Your Twenties

When entering college, I received the following advice: Use your Freshman year to join every possible organization you might be interested in. Then commit to only a few for the rest of college. That way, you can hold leadership positions by junior/senior year and have something for your resume. Awesome, awesome, awesome advice, which served me very… Continue reading My Top Five Pieces of Career Advice For Your Twenties

Life As I Know It

Best Professional Advice I’ve Ever Received

My very first grad school class was Executive Coaching. Several coaches came to class each weekend to share with us their different styles. The coach who stood out the most was a tough woman, who called it like she saw it. She said something to our class of 20-somethings that I will never forget: At… Continue reading Best Professional Advice I’ve Ever Received

Life As I Know It

How do you deal with stress?

I have recently been re-introduced to my old friend stress.  With a class that is intensely split over only three weekends in a row, I have quickly begun to feel the pressures of school all come back to me.  I am good at time management and generally keeping my cool, but my inner tension is… Continue reading How do you deal with stress?