Tag Archives: career

What Age 30 Deadline?

What, you’re almost 30 and not married?  No kids, house or full time job? We are no longer alone. What used to be the natural progression in life (college, job, marriage, baby) is becoming, it appears, a thing of the past. And the Generation Y-ers (those born from 1980-1995) don’t seem to be worried about […]

Two Weeks’ Notice

Most every job I have endeavored in was a temporary one.  Whether it was a basketball contract in the winter or a waitressing gig in the summer both parties knew that our relationship with each other would come to an end. It was always sad to leave each one but it was a built in […]

Can We Do Everything if We Want to?

Barbara Sher, author of I Could Do Anything… writes, “Scanners want to taste everything.  They love to learn about the structure of a flower, and they love to learn about the theory of music.  And the adventures of travel.  And the tangle of politics.  To scanners, the universe is a treasure house full of a […]

Are You a Risk Taker?

After finally deciding to stay in America last summer and not go back to Europe to prolong my professional basketball career I’ve decided another thing: In order to learn you have to risk things, you have to DO things. I’ve always been pretty careful about everything I do, for some reason this doesn’t apply to […]

Basketball Season Headlines and Lessons

“We won the Little East Conference with a 27-1 Record” “We are Hosting an NCAA Regional!” “An Unexpected Loss” “First Season of Coaching in the Books”  These are all headlines I should have had in my blog in the past month.  I’ve been more focused on my half-marathon training and thought I’d keep my basketball […]

Jobs and No Career

Basketball coach English tutor Residential Life Secretary First Year Student Athlete Academic Support Referee CPR/First Aid Teacher No, this is not part of a quiz, you know, “choose the job that is most interesting to you.”  This is a “jobs Danielle currently has list.” Yes, six pretty different jobs that I do every week. I […]