The morning I resigned from my advertising job to commit to full time entrepreneurship I was riddled with indecision, anxiety and doubt. Was I being irresponsible? Maybe. Was it too risky? Perhaps. Should I wait? I didn't know for certain....
“I'd like a 20 percent increase in my base salary and a review of my stock option allocation, please.”   My heart was beating quickly, but my demeanor was calm. I was talking to my boss after a stellar sales...
“Susie, the boss would like to see you.” My heart seized in my chest.   “This is it!” I thought to myself. I’m getting promoted! I was naive, ambitious, and a tad cocky when I started out in my career. I joined...
I got a thank you card from a client this month. I pinned it to my vision board because I loved the image so much. It was a picture of an aeroplane wing in the clouds taken from a...
I have a friend who quit eating sugar two years ago. When we go out to eat, I almost always get dessert. “Will you have a bite?” I ask, testing her. “No thanks!” She always responds with ease and...
Earlier this year my husband and I went on a ski trip to Colorado. I don’t like skiing (but love Colorado) so spent a lot of my time scoping the gorgeous mountaintop views reading a book that came recommended...
From a young age, we’re usually told not to ask a lot of questions—don’t interrupt the teacher; hold your comments until the end of the meeting; figure things out on your own. It was only upon deep reflection after...
Want to hear the strangest thing on earth? Death is perhaps the most constructive fact of our existence. Being aware of death throughout your life can beget the healthiest attitude: one of perspective. Countless people throughout history knew this too. The...
In New York, people say you're always searching for one of three things: a new love interest, a better job, or a better apartment. But that idea doesn't only apply to Manhattanites—or to just those three areas. As a life...
Earlier this year, I got a beautiful surprise. Someone emailed me saying how my blog post, 32 Life Lessons That I Learned By Age 32, had a very positive impact on her, especially after going through some difficult life changes. At the bottom...

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