thisisthepuzzlewedid

9 Things I’m Loving Right Now

It’s Friday. We just had the first snowfall of the season. Last night, I turned in a book manuscript for a client (this book is going to be huge, ya’ll, I can’t wait to tell you more about in the… more →

WOW

An Antidote to Tough Times

Oh my goodness gracious, what a week—elections, another mass shooting, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has fallen and fractured her ribs. Silly me, I thought that once election day had passed we’d get a bit of a breather, but the hits just… more →

origin of love

How We’re Going to Get Through

These last few weeks have been such an emotional roller coaster; as a woman, as an American, as a fan of democracy, I have been feeling some pretty big emotions—grief, rage, despair. I was feeling so many things that I… more →

swearword

“Done” Is a Four-Letter Word

I love that accomplished feeling that comes from finishing something important as much as the next person. It’s like scoring a goal or bowling a strike. Yessssssss. Part of what makes that feeling so great is that it is so… more →

overwhelm

What Your Overwhelm Might Be Trying to Tell You

Something I hear over and over again from the women I meet is that they often feel overwhelmed. And, of course, it makes sense that so many of us are overwhelmed. We’re smart, passionate people who want to take good… more →

babyboss

I Bet You’ve Had a Co-Worker Like This…

There’s one in every organization—someone who has been at the company for years, maybe even decades. Even though the company’s mission has evolved and changed, this employee can’t stop talking about the way things used to be. Even though they… more →