Judy’s Blog Archive
It's a unique experience for each woman who faces this point in their life. The breadth of choices and considerations. Fears and hopes. Looking back and looking forward. Consequences. Trade-offs. Our world of career (especially for us overachieving types) can suddenly collide with our hopes (and fantasy) of motherhood.
There’s something magical about sharing the contours of our deepest thoughts, hopes and fears with lifelong friends; friends whom you trust, with whom you share similar core values.
We are all human beings, seeking responses for our actions. When we don't talk about the progress we've made at a team meeting, the team doesn't respond with an understanding of our humility and recognize the work that's been done. Instead, we are met with puzzlement, disinterest and distance. We become invisible.
"In times of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements." Choose to remember the good, choose optimism, possibility and joy...
Perhaps one of the most confounding aspects of American culture for international students and professionals is our habit of "small talk". Well, American small talk is not about the conversation's content. Small talk is a way for us to feel comfortable with others when we first meet, to address the awkwardness
Have you ever noticed that when you talk about your professional life to others, you talk about your “job”, “how’s your job going?”, “are you looking for a job?”. I was talking to someone the other day during which she lamented that too many young people are using their college education to