Karen Darrin
Self-Appraisals: Crucial for your Career Development

Self-Appraisals: Crucial for your Career Development

Many companies ask employees to complete self-appraisals. These self-appraisals are then reviewed by the employee’s manager and, often times, included in the employee’s performance review. While many people scoff at this process and don’t take it seriously, it can...
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...
Busy Is Not The Point

Busy Is Not The Point

Busy is not the point ~ Seth Godin Seth Godin is a rock star and if you haven’t heard of him, read him or listened to his insightful wisdom on his slew of podcast interviews, well, so much for you and business in today’s world. He is direct, articulate, a...
5 Ways to Thrive After Being Laid-Off

5 Ways to Thrive After Being Laid-Off

I laughed out loud when I told a client that I had been laid off five times and that it was the best training for human resources that I ever received. He was aghast that it was five times, I suppose. These days, being laid off is part of the career journey....