Personal Effectiveness

March 12, 2015

Four Strategies to Stop Feeling Like a Fraud at Work

I had just landed my first major international assignment in Shanghai. The job was a promotion for me at one of the world’s largest and most prestigious […]
September 30, 2011

What Your Jealousy is Really Telling You

Last weekend I watched the hilarious comedy Bridesmaids.  Besides being a side-splittingly funny view of two best friends’ (one the bride and the other the maid […]
August 19, 2011

Learning to Share Grown-Up Style

D2 is rapidly approaching two years old and is learning all about sharing. I know that I am not the only mother to notice that in […]
August 2, 2011

The Path of Least Resistance

This past Saturday I went grocery shopping with D2 in tow.  He was restless and trying to escape from the cart’s child safety belt as the […]
July 19, 2011

Liar. Liar.

We are hosting Dr. D.’s three nieces  (two aged 11 and a 7 year old) for the summer and it’s certainly been an adventure to go […]
July 15, 2011

End Weekend Insanity

I used to be a madwoman on the weekends.  Dr. D. avoided me Saturday mornings as I rode around on my broom frantically trying to cram […]
May 19, 2011

Tips for Returning to the Workforce

I frequently interview candidates for open positions in my organization and am often asked what advice I have for women returning to the workforce. The most […]
March 9, 2011

Spring Cleaning from the Inside Out

I love everything about Spring. The cool crisp air, the gorgeous blooming trees and flowers and the longer days. Spring is when I do my annual […]
March 3, 2011

The Nanny Tax Part 2: How and When to Pay It

The nanny tax is a tax that many families know about but few actually pay. Part of the problem is the confusing nature of this tax […]