The Blog


I want to hear your thoughts on leaping without a net, whether it’s from a job, or a relationship, or anything else. What are your questions? What was the experience like for you? What have you learned?

Share Your Story Now!

The Epi(c)logue

  If you made it all the way to the end of my book, you know what happens. After more than two years of searching, experimenting, figuring things out, I (spoiler alert!) still didn’t know what I wanted to do next. I’m sure some readers wanted it all wrapped up in a pretty little bow, […]

“We are built to think more is better”

People are wired for progress, and regression looks and feels like failure. — Rising to Your Level of Misery at Work A fantastic piece in the New York Times about the constant pressure, both within ourselves and from external forces, to always be moving up the career ladder. I talk about this at length in […]

A Remarkable Time

  It’s out! My word-baby is on its own in the world. We launched on August 25, and the last two weeks have been a whirlwind of writing, interviews, social media, parties, and embracing the love and support I’ve felt from so many quarters. It’s one of those times in life when you just can’t […]

How You Know When It’s Time To Go

I’ve never written for LinkedIn before but they asked for a short essay tied to the book. So I wrote this and they posted it over the weekend … and holy cow what a reaction! The comments are WONDERFUL. All these people who either leaped already or want to. The critics — and there are […]


“It changes almost from hour to hour.” That’s my answer to the most common question I’m getting these days… “How are you doing while you wait?” While I wait for publication. Well let’s see … for a little while I’ll feel terror — this is the most personal thing I’ve ever put out there and […]