How to Be Really Good at What You Do

I am lucky enough to be under the direction of a group of passionate, ambitious individuals who want nothing more than to see their business - and its people - excel. I strongly believe that the first step to being successful in a business begins with having the same values and goals as those who lead. During the first few minutes of my interview, my director said: "This is not a nine to five job." And I thought, "good." Because that wasn't what I wanted.

Overthinking: How to Make it Work for You

Overthinking

I overthink every single minuscule, seemingly unimportant detail when it comes to things I care about. I care about work, so I always strive for perfection in everything that I do. If I'm pushed for time, I fret over being unable to proofread a proposal as many times as I'd like to before I've turned it in - even if I know that the spelling is perfect and the concepts are sound. If I'm pitching a new, slightly "out there" idea, until I hear...