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Speaking the Words of Your Dreams: On Being Honest With Myself About Changing Careers

This blog has been such a journey of learning to speak the words of my dreams. It strikes me that even the choice of the name, Welcoming Spirit, was the open invitation for change and love and spirit to enter my life after my divorce eight years ago. And since then, I’ve been intentionally changing

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The Dream is Free, The Hustle is Sold Separately: The Recession is Bullhonkey with The When I Grow Up Coach

Today I’m pretty excited because I have a little guest post action going on over at Michelle’s blog. She has a cool series she calls “The Recession is Bullhonkey,” and in today’s post I share a bit about my job journey over the last few years. Here’s my post. It was October of 2010 and

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Add Intern Supervisor to My Resume. And, Let’s Talk About Wedding Dresses.

I tend to freeze up and stop blogging when I’m super busy. Or sometimes I freeze up when I’m faced with things that are just too big to jump in and explain in a quick blogging format. Right now, I’m just plain-old-fashioned-busy. At work, I’m supervising three interns. It’s a tad unusual that a Project

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The Search for Balance: New Priorities as a Working Mother

I’m no stranger to busy-ness. I work, I have a three year old son, and I’m studying for the PMP (Project Management Professional) exam, I’m planning a wedding, and planning a retreat. Appropriately, the retreat is on …. balance. Life Changes Make us Rethink PrioritiesBalance has been that thing I’ve been searching for over the

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About My Last Year in a Terrible Job or Why I Left Advertising

In the book Abundant Simplicity by Jan Johnson, I discovered a quote that hit home pretty hard for me. “Marketing folks have identified the masters we don’t even know we are serving. ‘Marketing theory says that people are driven by fear, by the promise of exclusivity, by guilt and by greed, and by the need

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