Tips For Frequent Travelers

I used to travel for business, a lot. For a large part of my career—about 15 to 20 years of it—I was traveling at least once per week. I’m approaching three million miles with my favorite airline because I had ...

I’ll Be Happy When…

Making our happiness contingent on the “Very Important Thing” that’s for sure going to hopefully happen in the future (like getting that promotion, losing 17 pounds, or moving to Boulder– or all three!) means that a) we’re delusional, and b) ...

Answering the Tough Questions This Holiday Season

The holidays are the perfect opportunity to see those friends and family members you’ve “really been meaning to catch up with” and answer the questions you’ve avoided asking yourself all year. That’s right folks, the season is upon us, and ...

Top Articles from 2018

If you’re like us, 2018 was a big and busy year, and there are probably still quite a few things left on your ‘to read’ list gathering dust in your bookmarked pages. To make it easy for you, we thought ...

What Gets in the Way of Planning Our Lives

I’m a planner- I can’t help it. Most people who know me would use “organized” and “planner” in the top 10 (likely 5) words to describe me. I’m a planner in all areas of my life except one- my Life ...

Your November Leadership Inspiration Calendar

Great leaders consistently possess certain core leadership traits, one of which is the ability to inspire others. What happens when you, as a leader, need a little inspiration yourself? Look no further, friend. Here’s your month of November looked after, ...

What to Read for Your Career Development

There are times when we can’t handle our career management on our own anymore, when career coaching and an outside perspective from a coach are what we need to move ourselves and our career forward to have that extra push ...

What Marathon Training Taught Me About Work

The 2018 Chicago Marathon is less than one month away and as I reach the peak of my training and start to taper before the race, I’m reflecting on what this experience has taught me (because, you know, I’ve got ...

The Secret to More Productive Days

Productivity is like the holy grail, the code to the meaning of life that we are all still trying to crack. It might be the one thing that companies and employees are trying to get right at the same time ...

How Old Were You When You Died?

“Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75,” said Ben Franklin, who then went out, all zesty for life, and became a founding father of the country (and found himself firmly emblazoned on the $100 bill). Nietzsche likely ...

Work Has a Serious PR Problem

I wonder when work first became a “four-letter word.” When did people start hating their jobs? Was it one of the first hunters, who didn’t really like hunting but had no choice, it was hunt or go hungry? Whoever was ...

How Many Monday Mornings Do You Have Left?

In the life you’re living right now. I’m looking at 2,028 Mondays if I end up living an exceptionally average life. (Women have until 81 to RIP, on average; men, you have until 76– sorry. FYI, my finances and hopes ...

57 Thought-Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself

Take a few hours out of your life, grab your drink of choice (coffee/ LaCroix/ White Russian*/ whatever), get comfy, and answer as many questions as you can handle in the time you’ve allowed yourself. If your answers inspire you ...

Have the Courage to Be Creative

One of the best highlights of 2018 so far (other than Ramen San opening up around the corner) has been the serendipitous gift of working with a bunch of clients who on the outside are “Successful Business People,” and on ...