Changing Careers
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The Career Girl’s Guide To Writing A Post-Interview Thank You Note

Never underestimate the importance of a thank you note. Few people send them anymore, so these days, sending one doesn’t just show that you have good manners, it also helps you stand out from the crowd. Here is a guide to wri...

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Career Paths in the Hospitality World

Today, I wanted to share the different sides of the hospitality world and the event roles within each. For any of you interested in this industry, this may help you decide which career path fits your lifestyle!  #1 Corporation...

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4 Strategies for Handling Tough Decisions

Ever had to make a really tough decision? Maybe you were deciding between schools or jobs, or whether or not to quit either one in favor of another venture. Or perhaps it had to do with a relationship – hours were spent mulli...


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Does Your MBA Need to Be Top 10? [INFOGRAPHIC]

There’s a common notion in the world of business schools that in order to “get your money’s worth,” you need to get a degree from a top school. Is it true? Decide what you think armed with the informatio...

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Pivoting: 5 Companies Who Show You Can Change Career Direction

There is a beautiful world in the entrepreneurship world and it is called “pivoting.” According to Entrepreneur Magazine, pivoting means: A structured course correction designed to test a new fundamental hypothesis ...

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Salary vs. Stress: How Do the Two Work Together[INFOGRAPHIC]

So, you think it’s cool being a Wall Street hedge fund manager, or a four star General? Well, maybe it is, but it comes at a price: a stress level that few can take for prolonged periods of time. Maybe it would be better, as ...


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5 Career Lessons from 5 Years in Nonprofits

Well, I’m on my way out. As of today, I am no longer the Director of Marketing and Communications at Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women. I accepted a position with a marketing and design firm, Cull Group, and am enterin...

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4 Steps To Give You A Greater Sense Of Purpose

Probably the number one reason individuals contact me is because they are seeking a greater sense of purpose in their careers and lives. Is this something you also crave?  And what exactly do you mean by it? When I was in Lond...

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Have You Thought About a Career (or Just Learning More About) Tech?

This number is staggering: 279,585. That’s the number of jobs open in tech right now! By 2020, there will be over 1 million open jobs in the tech industry. So whether you’re incredibly computer savvy, or just thinki...


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Step Up: Share Your Gifts

I recently had a session with a fabulous young woman, Jana. She’s smart, talented, and completely committed to helping and supporting other people in finding their purpose in life. She is so passionate about this in fact, tha...