Career Resources

Four of the best career articles I’ve seen lately: How To Prepare For Your Dream Career While You’re In The Job You Have Now, Fast Company How to Recognize a [ read more brave ]

for your consideration: an abridged chronological listing of the times I have been sexually harassed

It’s not my job to do this. It is not the job of women to educate men – or anyone – on what has hurt them, or how it has [ read more brave ]

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Silent never made you safe

“Silent never made you safe.” I think I read that on tumblr, and it stuck with me. It’s an appealing idea – that being brave is safer. But it’s not [ read more brave ]

The fights we lose

Dear friend, I know we lost touch when I left Kyrgyzstan, because our particular kinds of social awkwardness intersected in not-useful ways. I know we weren’t super close, and our [ read more brave ]

Required Reading: Interconnection

Some strongly recommended readings on interconnection and unexpected consequences. Nudges that Fail. Cass Sunstein, in Behavioural Public Policy, Volume 1, Issue 1 May 2017. Can Only the Super-Rich Save Us? [ read more brave ]

Three types of empathy

It turns out thee are actually three kinds of empathy, and they all have different effects on the way you interact with people. Cognitive empathy is the understanding of how [ read more brave ]

Your coach is not your friend

People ask me, sometimes, what you get from coaching that you can’t get from a conversation with a friend. The short answer: your coach is not your friend. And that’s [ read more brave ]

The Parent as Coach: New Group Coaching Program

  The Parent as Coach Parenting older kids is tricky. They still need our love, attention and protection, but they’re not tiny any more. The approaches that worked with little [ read more brave ]

Three Quick Ways to Fight Stress

Spend a moment to consciously relax our hands, feet, and face. Deliberately unclench your hands and let them lie loose in your lap. Let your feet sit flat and unflexed [ read more brave ]

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How to draft a networking email

Sometimes you have to email a stranger (or near-stranger) and ask a favor. No matter how far along in your career you may be, it feels awkward. I have a [ read more brave ]