The time for New Year’s resolutions is here and while I normally don’t make any resolutions, I’ve learned a number of things in the past 5 months of blogging (and living) that warrant resolutions of some kind. So here we go: I won’t apologize or stress about putting family needs first. Work takes a lot from
Donald Trump shocked many of us when he shared a critical part of his plan to reduce the risk of terrorist attacks on American soil: Don’t allow Muslims to immigrate to the U.S. It leaves me flabbergasted that he thinks that this sort of plan, or even rhetoric, is acceptable – and a platform on
One of the things I enjoy doing more than anything else is talking to, working with, and coaching many women (and some men) through the challenges of being a full time parent and full time employee. Over the past month, three of the women I’ve been working with wanted to discuss the same thing, although
At 20, 153 words and halfway through Chapter 7, I’ve stopped… for now. I may have lost #nanowrimo2015, but I’m really proud that I did get through one-third of the novel. And I’m not stopping… I will finish this novel and, someday, maybe even publish it. But my first draft isn’t happening in one month
As many of you know, business travel is a huge part of my job. I work with wonderful global partners around the world to help create a more open and connected world (specifically through Internet.org by Facebook) for everyone. Last night’s events in Paris leave me sad, dumbfounded, and worried. As we open up our
In a post earlier this year, Penelope Trunk wrote about what life would look like if we didn’t have work-life balance. She also posted a picture of her five-year old son and admitted she has very few pictures of him at that age. Why? Because she never saw him – she was working “100% of
You’re going to hear a lot less from me over the next few weeks. That’s because I’ve signed up to do something that I’ve wanted to do for a long time: write my first fiction chick-lit novel. It’s not going to be easy. And as much as I love writing and sharing with all of
I wish I could say that writing about being a parent in the workforce was risk free for me from both a career and personal perspective. But it’s not. I work because I think the work I do can change the world for the better, but I also work because my income is vital for
I’ve moved this very popular and sentimental blog to my Medium account. You can read it here.
I’ve moved this story to my Medium blog!