Standing on the curb in Brooklyn, New York with 20 other Suits trying to get to LaGuardia airport, can be a lesson in adaptive survival.
There are only a few ways to get to the airport from Brooklyn – personal car (bad choice), a menagerie of public transportation connections, taxi or Uber/Lyft. This morning, I fired up my Lyft app and was informed that Mi Sook in a black Avalon would arrive within six minutes. The problem was all of the people standing on the corner had also used…Continue
My dad used to say, “Kristen, you’re so smart, you’re stupid!”
While not the most affirming, take a look at the truth in that statement. Just because you have BRAIN and BOOK smarts, doesn’t mean you have PRACTICAL smarts.
Even the smartest person can become overwhelmed to stupidom by expense reports, monthly bills, finances and just plain mail cluttering up an office or home, if he/she doesn't know what to do with the mess.
This costs money, time, energy and health.…Continue
The secret to getting ahead, is getting started – Mark Twain
I’m beginning to see that the jail cell I feel I am in, is one really of my own making. Can you relate to a lack of drive, a feeling of “there’s got to be more”, but never finding a way to the MORE? Are complaints about self-image and other self-defeating thoughts driving you to experience depression/anxiety, pushing you further behind bars where you throw away the key?
Don’t get me wrong. I successfully…Continue