There are exactly 4 people in the world for whom I would drop everything in an instant and go do whatever they needed – no matter the cost, no hesitation, no questions asked.  How many are on your list? Mine is small, by design.  I used to try to be all the things to all […]

Personal Growth

Quitting People-Pleasing

My reflection for International Women’s Day: perfectionism and people-pleasing are the next battlefronts in the fight for gender equality. Our foremothers had to fight the most egregious and overt forms of sexism. That doesn’t mean it’s gone. The women of our generation face a subtler battle: fighting the internalized expectations that still hold us back […]

Career, Personal Growth

The Next Battlefront for Gender Equality