7 Quick Tips for Writing a Short, Engaging Guest Author Bio

This article was originally published on my LinkedIn Pulse, 04/09/2020. A lot of you have written content on external websites before (i.e. published guest posts on other blogs). That means you know you have to submit your author bio along with your writing. As an editor for guest-authored content – and a person who's read through … Continue reading 7 Quick Tips for Writing a Short, Engaging Guest Author Bio

4 Online Holiday Shopping Tips for Consumers

This article was originally published on my LinkedIn Pulse, 12/02/2019. The holiday shopping season provides a huge opportunity for e-commerce marketplaces (and brick-and-mortar stores with e-commerce platforms) to hit end-of-year sales goals and finish in the green.  But for your average consumer, holiday shopping can be mentally, emotionally, and financially taxing. So as you browse deals … Continue reading 4 Online Holiday Shopping Tips for Consumers

Invisible Identities: Why Asking “Where You’re From”​ Can Have Negative Emotional Connotations

This article was originally published on my LinkedIn Pulse, 10/10/2019. I just attended the Inclusion and Diversity Workshop with Fern Mandelbaum at G2, and I wanted to expand upon an experience I shared within my small group.  This topic is something Fern emphasized happens in workplaces too often – asking someone "where they're from," and then being shocked when their answer differs … Continue reading Invisible Identities: Why Asking “Where You’re From”​ Can Have Negative Emotional Connotations

The Art of Practicing Compassion: How Heading in the Wrong Direction Guided Me Down the Right Path

This article was originally published on my LinkedIn Pulse, 08/12/2019. Last spring, I had an interview for a proofreading role at a company in downtown Chicago. I was weeks out from graduating with my Master's degree in English, which meant I was submitting application after application in the process of looking for work post-graduation. I … Continue reading The Art of Practicing Compassion: How Heading in the Wrong Direction Guided Me Down the Right Path