Planned Happenstance

Planned Happenstance

When I learned about planned happenstance in a college class, I decided I would make a conscious effort to apply exploration in a way I hadn’t been fully aware of. I was going to take fun classes, go to events, volunteer, and surround myself with people who had shared interests outside of traditional networking just to see what opportunities might arise.

Kindness Breeds Kindness

Kindness Breeds Kindness

When it comes to choosing an employer, a greater emphasis is being placed on corporate social responsibility; a company’s sense of responsibility towards the community and the environment around them, and the footprint said employer leaves on society.  Organizations who realize this and take the necessary steps in doing so...

Yes, and...

Yes, and...

Whenever someone finds out I do improv they immediately say, “I could never do that. Stand on stage and be funny! How do you do it?” I usually follow-up with, “Easy. Technically you’re improvising right now.” Then they look at me strangely and ask me to tell them a joke. 

Compromising

Compromising

If I could go back several years and find myself a mentor, what would I have wanted them to share with me? What guidance would have helped me develop as an individual and in my career? It didn’t take long for me to realize that I have often needed to hear – from an un-biased, neutral party – that nothing is perfect, and that is okay.