Career Advice

Are You Coachable?

Are You Coachable?

It’s not that you’re ungrateful about the good things in your life, but admit it: you lie in bed at night, beating yourself up about some failure that day.
5 Tips for Dealing With Impostor Syndrome

5 Tips for Dealing With Impostor Syndrome

When I started at XO Group, I had just left my career in investment banking. I would often tell others how “lucky” I was to snag the CFO role, and I would promise my family, friends, and former colleagues that…

7 Ways to Reduce Stress at Work

7 Ways to Reduce Stress at Work

When I’m stressed at work, I feel disjointed, irritable, and sluggish. The most basic tasks become more difficult. Waves of overwhelming anxiety stop me in my tracks. I snap at others over the smallest things. I find myself eventually…

Money Lessons From Mom

Money Lessons From Mom

Many of us grew up hearing the same advice from our moms: Don’t play in the street, brush your teeth, and always wear clean underwear.

It turns out that some of mom’s best advice for a good life…

Why Your Small Business’s Name is Important

Why Your Small Business’s Name is Important

Even if you’re the very best at what you do, without a solid brand strategy your business faces a significant disadvantage. The competition will eat you alive if you can’t find that one thing that separates you from…

How Unlearning Makes You Smarter

How Unlearning Makes You Smarter

Unlearning. We could all use a bit more of it. We spend so much time obsessed with acquiring new knowledge that we don’t realize a lot of not-so-useful knowledge also finds its way into our heads.