I officially stopped keeping a journal this year. I started writing in my journal in 7th grade — close to daily — and have chronicled a great many memories. But this year I just could not make myself write in it at night. I’ve realized why, though, looking at my word count for 2013.
Let’s say I wrote 3 times a week here. It’s more th… read more »
I’m working on a Fast Company piece on how to recover from a career mistake. I’d love to include some stories from people on mistakes they’ve made that they’ve managed to bounce back from.
A small number of you may have read my first solo book, Grindhopping (I’m guessing most of you have not). It was about hopping out of the grin… read more »
On Sunday, while I was feeling sorry for myself about not running the Philadelphia half-marathon, my husband and mother-in-law took the kids out. They left at around 10 a.m. I started writing this blog post at 5 p.m., at which point they hadn’t come back yet.
Perhaps the most productive thing to do would have been work, but I didn’t feel like working. B… read more »
Last fall, I blogged about the performance review I wanted to give myself at the end of 2013. I had a few professional and personal goals that I wanted to accomplish this year. While the year is not yet over, I have a pretty good sense of what’s definitely happened, sort-of happened, and is unlikely to happen.
On the professional front, here’s what I sai… read more »
I wanted to run the Philadelphia half-marathon today. I’d run my 10-mile training run. I’d picked up my shirt and bib on Friday, and at 10 p.m. last night, pinned my bib to my shirt. The weather looked to be perfect: just a little overcast but not rainy, a little breezy but not much wind, and — crazy for mid-November — it’s actual… read more »