Queenvenient Reflections

Is Vulnerability Unprofessional?

I quit a job this year that was too hard for me to manage with my young family.  It was not a decision made without A LOT of thought and consideration.  I felt like I was failing...everyone. Now that I've had some time to reflect I have one regret.  All of that time I was… Continue reading Is Vulnerability Unprofessional?

Queenvenient Reflections

Working Mom Dilemma #46: When should you take the more stressful job?

I was recently watching an excellent Ted Talk on ‘How to Make Stress Your Friend’ presented by Psychologist Kelly McGonigal.  What drew me toward this topic was being in the middle of a particularly chaotic week – travel, project deadlines, family activities – we’ve all been there.  Not to mention I had recently taken several… Continue reading Working Mom Dilemma #46: When should you take the more stressful job?