Karen Darrin
Fear Creates Courage

Fear Creates Courage

“Fear is the raw material from which courage is manufactured. Without it, we wouldn’t even know what it means to be brave.” ~ Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck Dictionary.com defines courage as “the quality of mind or spirit that enables a...
How To Stop Worrying What Other People Think About You

How To Stop Worrying What Other People Think About You

Most of us are guilty of worrying too much about what others think of us. Studies show that we consistently overestimate how much, and how badly, others think about us and our failings. An unfortunate consequence of this is that we are far more inhibited and far less...
Leading When the Future Is Fuzzy

Leading When the Future Is Fuzzy

We frequently find ourselves managing in situations of strategic ambiguity—when it isn’t clear where you’re going or how you’ll get there. It can feel like slogging through mud. Investments are stalled. Decisions are deferred. Resources are frozen. Fear, uncertainty,...
Change Your Perspective, Change Your Life

Change Your Perspective, Change Your Life

Too often, we think of “success” or “doing what we love” as an end. It’s some destination that we have to reach. What many people fail to realize is that both of those terms are more of an approach to the journey, not the end of the...
The World’s Worst Boss

The World’s Worst Boss

“That would be you.”Even if you’re not self-employed, your boss is you. You manage your career, your day, your responses. You manage how you sell your services and your education and the way you talk to yourself.”Odds are, you’re doing it...