2018: The Year To Get Back To Basics

When I started reflecting on the year we are wrapping up, I began to think of everything big and exciting that happened. Then came the let down as the more and more I reflected there were no magnificent, awe-inspiring adventures. There were no changes professionally. There were no big changes be it additions to family … Continue reading 2018: The Year To Get Back To Basics

Calling On Your Farm Team

A farm team is the "back-up" resources that comprise a minor league team and can be utilized by the major leagues when deemed "worthy" and "necessary." Known specifically in the context of sports, I'm using this blog to look at farm teams in a whole new light. Specifically, what would a farm team mean, or … Continue reading Calling On Your Farm Team

Find Your Spot

Whether we like to admit it or not we've all taken work home with us.  It may be physical papers and projects that couldn't get done before "quitting time" or the mental work of worries and lists of things you know you need to do. It's hard to not bring work home with us. It … Continue reading Find Your Spot

Make Yourself An Asset

When it comes to being a young professional and wanting to excel and develop in your career there's one piece of advice that beats all the rest. It was given to me my senior year of college and has framed my mentality since – no matter where you are or what work you are doing, … Continue reading Make Yourself An Asset

11 Essential Checkpoints On the Roadmap to Better Confidence

I've written about how I have struggled with confidence and self-esteem. In a nutshell not only do I struggle in believing in my own capabilities, but I struggle to believe I am capable of achieving what I'm passionate about. I've decided to confront this problem head-on and create for myself a roadmap to meet greater … Continue reading 11 Essential Checkpoints On the Roadmap to Better Confidence

Building Confidence

I'm reading a new book When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want and it is loaded with stories of people who jump from careers that are just ehh to passions that are snap crackle pop (great metaphor, I know!). I've only gotten through the first section of the book, which focuses … Continue reading Building Confidence

Milestone Reflections

Another year older, another wiser? When I was asked a couple days ago by my coworkers what were the highlights of the past year of life, I shrugged it off like it wasn't a very special year. Truth is, 26 was probably the most eventful year of my life yet, but I almost forgot about … Continue reading Milestone Reflections

16 Goals for 2016

New Year's Resolutions – let's get real do they have any real chance of success? I don't have a prejudice against resolutions because they are founded in making a positive change in a person's life, and what can be wrong with that? I've certainly made resolutions in the past, some have succeeded some have failed right … Continue reading 16 Goals for 2016