Category Archives: Bigger Picture

What to Do if You Hate Change and Suck at Adapting

Disruption is the new normal. But if you’re not nimble enough to change course on a dime, your career may suffer. Experts agree that adaptability is essential for success at work. Companies want employees who …

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Grit Without Passion is Just Drudgery

Got grit? This buzzword has grabbed a lot of headlines lately. But stories of perseverance have captured our collective imagination since, well, forever. We love rooting for those who overcome obstacles through hard work and …

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For Lasting Success, Forget the Big Moves and Focus on Baby Steps

It’s now March. How many of your new year’s resolutions have you managed to keep? Still hitting the gym five days a week? Waking up at 4:30 a.m. to reap the many benefits touted by early …

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The Bigger Picture: Choose

You probably haven’t heard of the movie Sliding Doors. It was released in 1998 and wasn’t exactly a blockbuster. The official description of the movie: A London woman’s love life and career both hinge, unknown …

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The Bigger Picture: Say Yes

When my kids were younger, and less independent, every single day was a master juggling feat. Carpools, shuttling across town in LA traffic, homework, doctor appointments, playdates, childcare. I remember making plans with another mom …

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The Bigger Picture: Decide No Matter What

I recently had dinner with a group who ran the New York Marathon. They were all first-timers and their experiences varied. It was fun to hear about each unique journey. One woman told me that …

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