The Truth about Transitions

The Truth about Transitions

Career coach Shirley Triller changed my perspective on work forever. I wish I’d known her before my layoff. May her wisdom—and my story—help keep you and your career happy and healthy. I met Shirley Triller, a career coach and so much more, in 2014. I’d just been laid...
Working Like an Animal: Six Insights from “Mama’s Last Hug”

Working Like an Animal: Six Insights from “Mama’s Last Hug”

The two staff members at my small company are typically insubordinate. Most days they keep their noses down, but their squabbles and power plays can be a distraction at the office. They communicate status constantly—and never with words. My staffers—Ollie and Juno—are...
Say Goodbye, Say Hello

Say Goodbye, Say Hello

Lately I’ve been saying a lot of goodbyes. I don’t like it. I’m a hello person. Meeting new people and beginning new projects both give me energy. Saying goodbye saps my spirit. Last week, I said goodbye to a group of people I’ve grown to care about. What began...