Category Archives: Positivity

What happens when you share your dreams with others?


Yesterday, I shared an elevator with a mentee I haven’t seen in a few weeks. As we exchanged the normal ‘hey, how are you’ banter, I could tell she had news to share. She had a sparkle in her eye … Continue reading

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Gratitude – working to instill it in the pre-teen


In one of my earlier posts, I discussed how my pre-teen is having trouble focusing on the positive and that I resulted to negative consequences for each time she said something negative.  That worked for a day or two at … Continue reading

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How do I get back in the job market after having a baby?


Recently an old college friend sent me a note asking me for some first steps to get back into the job market.  Here are some of the steps I recommended.  What would you add? 1) Update LinkedIn with as much … Continue reading

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The importance of Positivity – and a challenge for the “Negative Nellies” out there


As both a parent and a mentor, I am constantly reminded of the power of positive thinking.  One of my StrengthsFinder 2.0 traits is Positivity.  I once had a boss tell me that I was too positive, that I needed … Continue reading

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