professional development

Young Professionals Summit Takeaways

Young Professionals Summit Takeaways

Margo, Richelle, and Ian attended the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Summit last month. The summit theme was “LEVEL UP: Learn, Grow, Inspire” and favorite panels included “Flippin’ a Biz: the Art of Buying & Selling” and “Climbing in Tandem: Success in Pairs.”

Feedback is a Four Letter Word

Feedback is a Four Letter Word

Feedback is my third favorite four-letter word. By that, I mean the word gift. If you have been to one of my recent workshops, you would have heard me outline the expectation that feedback is a gift. Now, I must admit I absolutely stole this expectation (with permission) from the design thinking geniuses at DesignThinking.bg. It has become a staple guiding principle for my workshops and my life in general.

Join our Book Club!

Join our Book Club!

Our reading list is a snapshot of the literature that guides our work. Check out our reading list for CED’s Book Club for 2019!

My Review of The Defining Decade: Why your twenties matter - and how to make the most of them now

My Review of The Defining Decade: Why your twenties matter - and how to make the most of them now

After college, I panicked because I had no idea what I wanted to do, and for the first time in my life, I did not have a clear path. Everybody kept telling me that my twenties did not really count so I should just do whatever I felt like. The Defining Decade by Meg Jay, Phd had some better advice for me.