This blog post is about how climbing up the corporate ladder may not be everyone's path. I am so passionate about validating this fear among young professionals that if you don't ascend, you're a…
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What is professional development?
In the first 12 years of my career, I have seen traditional professional development be put into a box.
Think about it - when “professional development” comes up in your work, what do you think of?
I can bet it is one of the following:
A one hour training.
A half day off-site workshop.
How about 2-3 day conference, that probably costs more than…Continue
Posted on March 21, 2018 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments
I’ve certainly had many moments throughout my career where I questioned my work environment and whether it was benefiting or hurting my career path. And then, unfortunately, I’ve also had moments where I evaluated whether that same environment was affecting my mental and physical health. Having a chronic condition that is directly affected by stress, this is something I must consider when taking a new job.
A few weeks ago, on a day when I was feeling a bit defeated, I walked into a…Continue
Posted on March 6, 2018 at 10:30am — 1 Comment
After recently reading the subversive book, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F***, I resonated with one if its big takeaways; don’t try to find the perfect life with no problems, find one with good problems to have that you enjoying solving.
Digging a little deeper with this concept, we often go on an existential journey to find the perfect job, the perfect…Continue
Posted on February 14, 2018 at 10:10am