3 Myths About Going For Principal or Partner That You Need to Stop Believing

3 Myths about going for principal or partner

3 Myths About Going For Principal or Partner That You Need to Stop Believing I hear a lot of things from women who want to feel valued and recognized as leaders in their companies. They’ve considered the possibility of becoming a partner or principal in their firm, but they don’t believe it’s achievable for them […]

5 Simple Steps to Becoming a Principal or Partner in Your Firm

5 Steps to Becoming a Principal or Partner in Your Firm

5 Simple Steps to Becoming a Principal or Partner in Your Firm If you’re looking to make principal or partner in your firm, there are a few things you need to know… First of all, you don’t even have to *absolutely* know that you want to be a principal to get started on the steps […]

Why It’s Great Being an Owner in Your Design Career

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Why It’s Great Being an Owner in Your Design Company We don’t talk about money very often openly in our society, and we don’t talk about what it’s like to be an owner in a company.   And one of the things we really don’t talk about?    How much more money you can make […]

Build Yourself Monthly Round Up: February 2022

Build Yourself Monthly Round Up February 2022

Build Yourself Monthly Round Up: February 2022 Here’s what I’m loving, reading, watching, and following these days. These are resources and opportunities that I’m cheering on, are teaching me something I needed to know, or made me laugh out loud! Amanda Holden’s youtube channel. Amanda is an investing expert for women and I love her […]

The 7 Best Books I Read in 2021

The Best Books I Read in 2021

The 7 Best Books I Read in 2021 I read a lot of books. In 2018 I set and achieved a goal of reading 100 books, and while I haven’t set as aggressive of a goal since, I tend to read about 70-80 books per year. This year I read 91 books. I read a […]

What to do When Your Architecture or Design Career is Unfulfilling

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How to Get More Creative Work, Social Impact Design, and Purpose in Your Job We spend the majority of our waking hours on work, and so we want to feel like our work makes a difference. If your architecture or design job doesn’t provide you with a sense of purpose or accomplishment, you might have […]

How to Achieve Your Goals — Without Losing Your Creative Soul

Ever feel like you’re never getting enough done? Or can get things done — but at the expense of your creativity? I was that kid in the soccer league who failed at defending the goal because I was off in the field distracted by picking flowers. I was always getting lost in my own world, […]

This is What Career Resiliency Looks Like

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If 2020 (and 2021, too!) has been a tough year for you, you are not alone. Today I wanted to share a story of career resiliency from one of my clients—let’s call her Mika—who had a hard 2020 due to the pandemic. It’s not an easy story. But there’s a light at the end of […]