Life As I Know It, Traveling Chick

Apples and Oranges

There are a few things that are the same in every city you will go to. Panera. Hampton Inn. Starbucks. Bananas. Bandaids. Then there are things that are very different in some cities...such as Chicago. Macy's. Elevators. Hospitality. Soda dispensers (more on this another time). I promise more exciting notes from the road in the… Continue reading Apples and Oranges

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

Daily Notes, Life As I Know It, Wistfully Whimsical Wishlist

Working Wish List

Monday will begin a new job! With that new job, I desperately need to do a bit of shopping...for work clothes. I love great, professional clothes but I'm still figuring out what works for my 25- (almost 26-) year-old lifestyle. What does a 20-something professional dress like? Here are some current favorites. Jackets. I'm learning… Continue reading Working Wish List