Karen Darrin
Working with Younger Employees

Working with Younger Employees

Last week, I onboarded a new employee into her “first real job” after graduation. What an eye-opening jolt that was! My mind swirled in recalling my own “first real job” after college graduation a thousand years ago. I was so green, so scared...
3 Ways to Stop Limiting your Happiness

3 Ways to Stop Limiting your Happiness

“The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level” by Gay Hendricks is one of those books I reread. because there are key concepts in it that deeply resonate with me and I continue to work on. Last week, I wrote about one of those key concepts....
What is Your Zone of Genius?

What is Your Zone of Genius?

My library has a number of books that are highlighted, dog-eared, and have margins full of my musings. These books inspire my growth and challenge my thinking. I’ll randomly yank one off the shelf when I need a jolt of inspiration. One of these books is...
Post-Traumatic Growth

Post-Traumatic Growth

Failures, challenges, and mistakes… they happen to the best of us. Here’s a new way of thinking about the bad things that happened to us. It is a concept called: Post Traumatic Growth: (PTG) The positive mental shift experienced as a result of adversity. We hear...
4 Ways to Increase your Emotional Agility

4 Ways to Increase your Emotional Agility

Emotional agility is how we manage, interact with, and navigate our inner feelings, thoughts, and experiences. It’s the ability to take a step back from your current situation or experience and determine the desired outcome. This is all done without riding the passion...