Using Your Skills to Make a Difference

Workplace skills

Organizing things has always come easily to me. At work, it started with small tasks like planning coffee meetings with my team and arranging casual get-togethers like lunches or happy hours. But before I knew it, my role grew larger—it expanded to planning and managing bigger meetings. It didn’t just happen randomly, though. Someone noticed how I handled meetings and … Read More

Crafting a Personal Narrative: Turning Experiences into Leadership Advantages

Overcoming Stereotypes: Challenging Superficial Judgments Aspiring leaders often face the challenge of being judged on superficial traits or lack of traditional credentials. In my personal experience, I was told that I didn’t have the right background, lacking an MBA and only having a liberal arts degree in history. However, what I did possess was a vast array of experience working … Read More

Embracing Change: Rethinking Work-Life Balance in a Post-Pandemic World

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted every aspect of our lives, including how we work. With the rise of remote work and job disruptions, many individuals have had the opportunity to reflect on their careers and reassess their priorities. Choosing Freedom Over Corporate Life During a recent dinner conversation with an old friend, I was taken aback when he expressed … Read More