Cathy is a leadership/career coach, group facilitator, writer, and social experimentrice. Her quest is to better nurture connection and new ways of living and working in our hyper fast-paced, always connected but strangely disconnected society. Through her business, Self-Leadership Strategies, she has helped hundreds of individuals –from CEO’s to artists –realize their personal and professional goals. Her writing and commentary has appeared in such venues as Frontline Feminism, The Washington Post, and Super Girls Speak Out. She has an MSW from Smith College and a BA in Psychology from Wesleyan University. She can be reached at and

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While looking for your dream job, don’t ignore your “good for now” job

dream job direction

If you commit to steadily gaining more skills, experience, and clarity about the work that truly fulfills you, you might actually find that great work is just around the corner, not down the road.


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