Why character is more important than skills

I am writing this post on the heels of an amazing achievement from my team. After years of building a business plan and developing a new solution we have finally released our first iteration out to customers. This technically heavy endeavor has been another amazing blessing in my career journey. Especially because of its highlyContinue reading “Why character is more important than skills”

Courage in the workplace – 3 ways it can help you in 2023

Every year I pick a word that will become a theme for my growth. My word for 2023 is courage and the meaning of this character trait runs deep into how I believe God has been molding me (you can read more here). This transformation is especially true in my leadership skills and the wayContinue reading “Courage in the workplace – 3 ways it can help you in 2023”

How to prepare for time off – my 3 habits

In my last post I wrote about the opportunity I had to take time off and enjoy the benefits it provides. In it I shared that while it can be hard to unplug it is necessary to rest and recharge in preparation for what is ahead. This need for a moment to pause can beContinue reading “How to prepare for time off – my 3 habits”

The Sabbath

Sunday was a good day. It might have seemed like any other Sunday but it wasn’t. It was special because for the first time in a long time my family and I relaxed. We relaxed because we truly took the Sabbath for what it means: a time to rest and a time to connect; with God andContinue reading “The Sabbath”

An honest post on a busy life

I often describe life in one word: busy. For some reason it has become an expected state of affairs for the home and the office. Do you ever feel this way? I know I do and when I ask others I simply hear: “That is the way life is.” But could there be a betterContinue reading “An honest post on a busy life”

The restart of my vocational story

My vocational story hit a restart button with a huge change for me and my family. Moving to the US was not easy and my second real job provided a challenge that shaped who I am today.

Lessons from my first job

In my previous post I shared about the beginning of my vocational journey. Working at Hill & Knowlton allowed me to use my passion for storytelling on a daily basis. It also provided me with two professional lessons that have been instrumental in my career. I will unpack each one of these lessons with theContinue reading “Lessons from my first job”

The beginning of my vocational story

Work has long been a connecting point between me and others. I’ve enjoyed sharing experiences with professionals who are vulnerable about their wins and their losses. I recently blogged about my view of work and how we have transitioned from a vocational model to an occupational point of view. This recognition of a shifting realityContinue reading “The beginning of my vocational story”

Work that suits you

The last few months have been extremely busy. Work has taken much of my attention but I have enjoyed every moment of it.┬áThe majority of us spends over 60 hours a week at work. So, it’s only logical that we should immerse ourselves in activities that we love and enjoy. I blogged about it recentlyContinue reading “Work that suits you”