Figuring out a career was a lot easier than figuring out what to do with the rest of my life. After 10 years in D.C., I think I'm finally getting there.
How have I been at the same job for 10 years? Here are some lessons I hope I've learned.
I haven't been up to a ton of writing, but I've not been inactive. Here's what I've done in the past couple of months:SmartBlog on Leadership: Moving past performance appraisals: A conversation with Aubrey Daniels: This was a lot of fun. Aubrey is a wonderful, ornery, wise man who cuts through the theoretical noise of…Read more A few things I’ve written (and been quoted in) lately
I spend most of my day at SmartBrief editing newsletters and other people's blog posts. The "writing" I usually do is limited to dashing off some Q-and-As. But I've been fortunate enough to be able to write a few things lately.Here's what they are:"2 Goals to Curb the Trend of Women Leaving Corporate Jobs" --…Read more What I’ve been working on lately
I interview a couple of nice people recently, and despite my questions, they gave some pretty good answers. Please read more over at my work blog, SmartBlog on Leadership:Ryan Estis, on company culture and how to do it rightNavigating workplace relationships: A Q-and-A with Emily Bennington
I recently covered the innovation conference held by the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E.Sustainability, Bill Gates and natural gas are just some of the things I wrote about. Take a look.
Starting today, I'm no longer a copy editor -- officially, that is. After six years professionally, two in college and four in high school (if you can count whatever I thought was good editing back then), I'm moving to the editor side.At my company, that still involves line-editing, but a lot of the job is…Read more My so-called farewell to copy editing