On Thursday I met a colleague for coffee who I have not seen in a while. We have traveled together in Colombia and Chile, and she has been a trusted confidante. She was eager to hear about my next gig. I have been refining my "elevator speech" for my network in the company that are … Continue reading The elevator speech
I am reflecting on the lessons I have learned during my time decade plus of working in the medical device industry for a very large company. One of the observations is the way I respond to leaders who approach their work with entitlement versus those who aim to serve. The former set were wrapped up … Continue reading Entitlement vs Service
Dressed for corporate life. Will I miss it? Not likely. Only the people. email@example.com
Today I will tell my team about my career decision news. My director scheduled a mandatory conference call so I could tell them in my own words what I intend to do, and that I will leave the company in early August. It is interesting that my subconscious was working on this task as I … Continue reading Curtain call
When you start your work day or your work week, do you ever ask yourself: What makes the most sense? It may be a good way to clarify your objective in any given moment or hour of the day. Do you ever consider what time of the day you work best? (I am going to … Continue reading What makes the most sense?
I had a blast on the 4th of July holiday catching up on my personal development "input sources" and reading more materials that fascinate me. I began the day giving a ride to downtown Minneapolis for my hubby and his friend, who were running the Red, White & Boom 5k. They rocked it, despite hot and … Continue reading Wanted: women’s voices
I am really proud to say I delivered on a commitment to myself that I had made back on June 8th, just before my vacation. My deadline to communicate was July 3rd, and I made it happen a day earlier. I took a deep breath, scheduled the conversation yesterday with my boss in the morning … Continue reading Commitment honored
Today I am going to upgrade my personal phone from a non-smart device (yes, it had an old-fashioned slide-out keyboard) to an iPhone 8. Yes, I know: it's time to get out of the stone ages. Isn't it cute & quaint though? 🙂 Since I have had an iPhone for work, I have not felt … Continue reading Tech upgrades