Are 20-Somethings Naively Optimistic About Their Careers?

As a life coach, speaker, and author who specializes in advising 20-somethings, I have seen first-hand the repercussions of being served with a big plate of idealism and only a small side of reality. Now that Gen Y is facing the realities of grown-up life and our...

Expectation Hangovers at Work

I define an Expectation Hangover® as the “group of undesirable feelings that arise when a desired result isn’t met.” Simply, things don’t turn out the way you planned and you are experiencing symptoms that are as miserable as those from a...

10 Tips For 20 Something Transformation

I often blog about the rite of passage for today’s twenty somethings. Below are ten brief tips to keep in mind during this time of transformation or really any stage of life as we are all consistently presented with unique challenges and changes: 1. Be present....

Generation Y: Are You Ready to Become Generation Yes?

Dear members of Generation Y (or more simply stated, 20-somethings), I am concerned about some members of your generation. It seems like the enthusiasm, optimism and excitement that has branded you is fading fast. My work coaching and speaking to 20-somethings,...

Lost On The Twenty-Something Journey

I’d be surprised if you said your twenties were easy for you as this decade of life is full of transitions, decisions, and expectations. And all of it happens at a time when you are just beginning to get a sense of who you are and what you really want. Rest...