Name: Alison Pierce Title: Founder of Counterculture Cooking Website: www.counterculturecooking.com What is it that you do on a day to day basis? I create blog & video content for a food website, aimed at educating and inspiring home cooks. The approach is old-school: natural, unprocessed foods and farm-fresh ingredients — and a bit unconventional in […]
Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance by: Jonathan Fields I was interested to read Jonathan Fields’ book, Uncertainty, because going through a career change or taking steps toward a dream involve dealing with a lot of unknowns. His book is an analysis of what helps or hinders us when dealing with uncertain […]
Keep the ‘Priority Level Theory’ in mind when you make requests of your network.
Last month I had the privilege of stopping by Career TEAM to teach a session to a group of women participating in their programs. Career TEAM helps people on government assistance enter the workforce. As we worked together it became apparent that these women were intent on breaking the cycle of governmental reliance. They were […]
The Atlanta Journal recently ran a piece similar to my Career Inspiration Interviews. The specific profession highlighted is Occupational Therapy. Click on the link that follows to read this article: Why I Love My Job
The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter–And How to Make the Most of Them Now by Meg Jay, PhD In the space of a generation an entire decade of adult life has undergone a huge transformation. Our twenties are now less likely to be tied up with a mortgage and kids, which means they can […]
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This article was originally published on Brazen Life on August 29th, 2012. Note that this was meant to be a fun piece categorizing types of ‘quit’. These were not meant as a recommendation. You know you’ve thought about it. The idea of leaving your job may be on the tip of your tongue or in […]
Registration is closing for my fall career workshop this Thursday. There are only two more spots available. Be sure to sign up today if you could use assistance figuring out your career and are in the DC area. Check out all the details here. **Registration is now closed.**
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