“I’m here to grant you three wishes…”: aka The Rule of 3 Have you ever wondered why the genie/fairy godmother, etc always grants 3 wishes when he or she emerges from their lamp or their glowing orb? The reason for this is… Read More
Born to Perform: What We Can all Learn From Bruce Springsteen The July 30th edition of the New Yorker contained a truly (to me) spectacular profile of Bruce Springsteen (and I don’t particularly care for his music; mainly because I’m not… Read More
4 Shades of Grey: Pain vs. Sensation, Desire vs. Craving Despite the popularity of E.L. James’ novel (which I have not read—the Ellen DeGeneres version was enough for me)  I’ve been thinking recently about a few shades of grey I… Read More
Advice for “Experienced” Job Seekers Let’s face it: if you’re an “experienced” job seeker, this means you’re often one of the older candidates – and being an older candidate can sometimes mean you make the… Read More
5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Happy New Year!! I’m imagining that many of you who read this headline thought my auto-send was terribly broken—that you were mistakenly getting my New Year’s missive on the 4th of July. Think… Read More
Redundancy Alert (Or ‘One More Reason Why Adele’s Song “Someone Like You” Drives Me Mad’) Just for fun (Remember, we all have different ways of making our own fun.) I keep a list on my iPhone of all the redundancies I bump into: in conversation,… Read More
How to Handle that (Hideous) ‘Softball’ Question In my line of work, a softball question is anything that’s so big you don’t know what to swing at. (In your day-to-day life, it might sound something like, “Read… Read More
5 Steps to Cleaning up your Online Identity By Ritika Trikha, CareerBliss Writer on June 5, 2012 Did you know that every time you tweet the deets or update your status on Facebook your brain gives you a… Read More
Don’t Hang Your Dirty Laundry Online As millions of new college graduates enter the job market, a few words about why you don’t want your dirty laundry hanging online, what to remove, and what to keep.… Read More
The Importance of Your “Listening” Face (and How to Ensure an Excellent One) I recently spent a (wonderful!) few days in Lansing, Michigan, doing a day long Wow Workshop.* Among the many concepts we covered was the importance of having an appropriate “listening”… Read More