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“I never want to run my own business.” I used to say those words. Regularly. Crazy enough, I now run two…and manage to half-way maintain a full-time job… I’d say that’s a lesson in never saying never. But a couple weeks ago, I was sitting in a training program at my law firm regarding a […]

Dec 5, 2019

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First Job: Test Market for Adulthood Unfortunately, it’s clear that my first job was a test market for how to be an adult. Is that everyone’s experience or just mine? My first gig was in a large law firm in NYC. From the very first day, I clearly stood out for being one of a […]

Aug 23, 2019

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I really try to minimize risk, but somehow, I convinced myself that cutting my own hair with scissors in my tiny NYC studio apartment one Sunday night was the right idea. I was only 8 months into my very first Corporate America gig, but the pressure of daily assimilation and code switching was beginning to […]

Aug 21, 2019

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Boundaries are Healthy & Appropriate It’s true. Some jobs and professions are inherently more stressful than others. But even in those high pressure environments, you have a lot more control over your stress and temperament than you probably think. Over the last few years, I’ve learned that my stress at work is directly correlated with […]

Aug 12, 2019

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I wasn’t always a super confident, put together lawyer bae with a master plan. Much the opposite. In fact, for the vast majority of my career to date, I was an extra nervous, super anxious, poorly dressed, frumpy mess of a junior attorney. When I decided it was time to make a change, I unfortunately […]

Jul 8, 2019

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