New Year’s Career Resolutions

Some people pooh-pooh New Year’s Resolutions because, well, a lot of people fail to achieve them. But I think where most people go wrong is by setting impossible goals. I believe it’s all about baby steps. I started out 2016 determined to make Charlotte my home and to stop wallowing in self-pity. Over the course… Continue reading New Year’s Career Resolutions

5 professional relationships that deserve thanks this holiday season

As we gather around the table this Thursday and eat into a turkey, mashed potato, and gravy coma, we’ll undoubtedly take a moment to reflect on the basics that we’re thankful for: family, friends, food, and good health, to name a few. But even though the focus of the season is on our home lives,… Continue reading 5 professional relationships that deserve thanks this holiday season

10 things every confident woman has

An article I often refer back to is 8 things every happy woman should have on Thought Catalog. Not because I’m questioning my happiness, but because it’s kind of fun to check back periodically and see if/how my answers have changed. While the article states that “happy” women have these 8 simple things, I think that… Continue reading 10 things every confident woman has

A step-by-step guide to planning a ribbon cutting ceremony

In my last post, ribbon cutting ceremony planning worksheet, I listed all of the questions you need to ask at the beginning of the planning process to ensure no detail of your event is overlooked. Now that you have gathered all of the information you need, here is a step-by-step guide to throw a successful… Continue reading A step-by-step guide to planning a ribbon cutting ceremony

Friday vibes: September 2

Hurricane Hermine has landed! Luckily we are about three hours inland so we don’t need to worry much about damage, but my weather app does show constant rain for the next 24 hours. I was originally hoping to soak up the last of summer this weekend and maybe get in one more pool day, but… Continue reading Friday vibes: September 2

Back to school: Continuing education post-college

If you’re like me, you get a little nostalgic this time of year seeing all of the “Back to School” ads and photos of college students moving into their dorms for the fall semester. College was a blast – not only because I made some of my best friends and best memories there, but because… Continue reading Back to school: Continuing education post-college