Who’s Your Sponsor?

When we trace the steps of every well-known female success story out there, I bet we can find a mentor or sponsor somewhere along the journey. Maybe it was a college professor or parent. Maybe a close friend. When taking a class from David Gergen at Harvard back in 2004, he shared a video where […]

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Information is emPOWERment

Owning debt is a rite of passage for all college students. Some of us eventually get our college loans under control before we add car and home to the equation. I remember when I was working overseas and upon my return, I couldn’t get preapproved for a car loan because I had no debt (other […]

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Law of the Donut

Today I took my daughter to get a breakfast treat before her pediatrician appointment. She chose a donut, thanks to dad. He’s conditioned our children that all Canadians love donuts (well, Tim Horton’s, mostly which we can’t buy here). The donut was going to make her feel better. It didn’t make me feel better after […]

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Early mid-life crisis

I’m starting to wonder just what the perfect job looks like. Not career, mind you. Just enough to keep me going without giving in to sacrifice. I’m calling this new stage in my life an early mid-life crisis. So I am going to test this new theory that I can find interesting and available jobs […]

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Downsizing your life

It’s time to downsize. I was listening to the actor from Breaking Bad talk about clutter. He attributes clutter to economic status – he grew up poorer then he is now, but he’s learned to let go of things. It’s true that I have a lot of stuff. One friend came over and started looking […]

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Currently without Company

It’s sort of weird when people ask me where I work. I feel like the character Robin Scherbatsky, in How I Met Your Mother, who struggles with her identity as a Canadian living in America. After feeling like a woman with no country…, the LA Times reports on the episode,┬áRobin decides to become a woman […]

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