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“Comfort Zone” is Not A Dirty Phrase

One of the things that I have always struggled with is the idea of the “comfort zone.”  As someone who strived to succeed from a young age, I was always looking for ways to improve and get ahead. Every leadership seminar, self-improvement book, and life coach that I talked to discussed the importance of getting out of your comfort zone in order to grow. You … Continue reading “Comfort Zone” is Not A Dirty Phrase

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Finding the Silver Linings of 2020

With 2020 (finally) coming to an end, my blogging buddy Bill Fonda reached out to me and some other awesome bloggers to share some good things that happened for us this year. In all of the darkness that 2020 has brought, we were able to find some silver linings… It almost feels as though we’re running out of ways to say “2020 has been rough.” … Continue reading Finding the Silver Linings of 2020

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Things I Learned While Interviewing for Graduate School: Part 2

This post is a continuation of Wednesday’s post about What I Learned While Interviewing for Graduate School. You can find part 1 here.   Rutgers University Rutgers was probably the most unique visit of the four, most pointedly because I had reached my limit. Rutgers happened two weeks after USF, and I thought that was enough time for me to recoup at home. It decidedly … Continue reading Things I Learned While Interviewing for Graduate School: Part 2