The most important lesson I learned this year: Be prepared, and go for what you want, because nobody is going to just walk up to you and say: ‘Oh my gosh! You are amazing! Here, let’s make you a Vice President just because you’re you!
I spend my life taking quiet inventory of the world around me. When practicing law, I watched other attorneys, and saw the way that they moved through their worlds, in order to balance living life and practicing law. I observed that the good, healthy lawyers had these amazing things called
The next time someone asks me where I see myself in five years, I’m going to answer: “I see myself working as a Chief Gratitude & Happiness Officer.” and just see what they say in response.
I sometimes wonder if there are consequences for the people who meet me on airplanes, ask what I do for a living, then ask if this is what I have always done for a living.