Category Archives: Career

The Endless Possibilities in “No”

You can’t pour from an empty pitcher.  Of all the advice my mother gave me growing up, this is the phrase she repeated most frequently.  For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a part of everything, … Continue reading

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The Frauds Among Us

Today I had a deadline.  I had several deadlines, actually, but most prevalent in my mind was this blog post. I knew for over a week that it was due.  Heck, I probably started stressing about it as soon as … Continue reading

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Let’s Start the New Year Right

Happy New Year, Dear Reader.  While the Gregorian calendar says I’m tardy in that declaration, many of us probably feel the new year started a couple weeks ago. At long last, we conclude 2020, a year that will in infamy.  … Continue reading

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On “America’s Therapist” and the Age of Vulnerable Leadership

This year, I’ve been more vulnerable than ever at work. It seems like every time my team and I get together for our biweekly check-in meetings, I’m shedding at least a couple of tears. I’m not saying that’s a great … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Fear of Missing Out

I’ve always been the type of person to volunteer for things; party planning, steering committees, the group needs a treasurer? Sure! I can help with that. This is probably one of the million reasons I became a librarian. I’m sure … Continue reading

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