The Power of Asking for Help

The Power of Asking for Help

One of the hardest parts about starting a new job is the sheer amount of information that needs to be learned. You ask questions – and a lot of them – just to wrap your head around all the procedures, expected behavior, chains of command, and contingency...
Scary + Lonely = On the Right Track

Scary + Lonely = On the Right Track

This week marks the launch of¬†Whitney Johnson’s latest book,¬†Disrupt Yourself. I am especially invested in this book because Whitney Johnson has been an important friend and mentor in my life. When Jesse Lyn Stoner introduced us in late 2011, I had no idea that...
12 Hours Until I #RunToledo

12 Hours Until I #RunToledo

Tomorrow morning, I will achieve a goal I’ve thought about for nearly 15 years. Months before my 30th birthday, I stepped up my running and began training for a full marathon. My goal at the time was to run a marathon prior to my milestone birthday. I remember...
Seeing Yourself the Way Others See You

Seeing Yourself the Way Others See You

Quick, tell me. How do you see yourself? Do you look at yourself with critical eyes, noticing shortcomings, failures, and missteps? Do you focus on the not-good-enoughs? Or, do you see yourself with kind eyes? Do you focus on your best qualities and accomplishments?...