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...
The Perils of Perfectionism

The Perils of Perfectionism

Being described as a perfectionist often carries a positive connotation. It implies high standards and keen attention to detail. If you are on the receiving end, you can generally count on work being provided that is of excellent quality. If you are the carrier of...