Flipping the Switch

I was stuck in a rut and this is how I got out of it.   “I feel like I’m a B+ across the board. Work, you, the kids, training. I’m completely strained to keep everything afloat and I’m not doing any one thing well.”   That’s what I said my husband while we were […]

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When the Fit Hits the Shan

In advertising, we’re accustomed to handling a lot of crises: Missed deadlines, errant media buys, underperforming campaigns, working well past the profitability threshold, etc.   This post isn’t about any of that stuff.   It’s about the shanfit that ensues when a new hire isn’t working out and what to do about it.   If […]

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