The New Rainmaker Platform is very limited compared to Wordpress. Here are 8 reasons I returned to Wordpress after hosting my site on Rainmaker for a year.
Dealing with rejection has been one of the toughest things to manage in my career. Rejection can come in so many different forms. Prospective employers not getting back to me. Reporters not responding to my pitches. Speaking gigs falling through. Or people just never replying to my outreach, even if I’m asking for something as simple […]
(Updated July 2019) Is your desired Twitter username already taken and no longer available? So annoying! I’ve been there. I truly feel your pain. When I first set up my Twitter account in 2008, I intentionally wanted to keep a low profile, especially because I was still an employee at a large company. It’s hard to believe […]
If you’ve decided to start your own business and become your own boss, congratulations! I did this myself in 2013, and I’ve never felt more professionally fulfilled, excited, and engaged in my life. You’re in for a wild ride full of highs and lows. The highs are incredible–that feeling of creating something from nothing, building your […]
Since the summer of 2015, I’ve been working toward launching my very first podcast called Career Relaunch, featuring inspiring stories of career change. I know how confusing & lonely it can be to step off the beaten path after going through three major career changes myself. I’ve also worked with hundreds of career changers over the years, and […]
So you’ve made the decision to leave your job behind with the hopes of doing work that matters more to you. Now what? Whenever I’ve closed down a chapter in my career, I’ve always felt a mix of emotions. It normally starts with a sense of relief followed by sense of excitement about the future. [...]