Why Are We Afraid to Talk About Mistakes?

September 01 , 2016

WHEN I WAS 14, I MARCHED INTO THE HOUSE WITH MY REPORT CARD, TOSSED IT IN FRONT OF MY DAD, AND WAITED FOR HIM TO GASP AT THE PERFECT GRADE COLUMN: A, A, A, A, A, A, A. But after a silent speed read, my dad glanced up and said: "Hey! Kit, this is great! But maybe next semester, let yourself get a...

Filed Under: Career Advice, expectations, Insights, Mistakes, Professional Women, Women Leaders

Beyond The Paycheck: What We Wish For

April 03 , 2014

Plenty of studies show that pay increases only serve as a short-term performance motivator.

Filed Under: Career & Money, Dreams, dreams, Expectations, expectations, Happiness

Your Expectations: Their Power and Their Promise

October 03 , 2013

Numerous studies have been conducted exploring and testing the power and promise of expectations. And it’s been proven that many people make their decisions and understand themselves in the light of what others expect of them. When we know someone expects something from us---our attitude, how we...

Filed Under: Expectations, expectations