My Coach Jess Blog

Feedback to Fast Forward

Let’s talk about feedback for a minute. Imagine yourself in a situation where you’re receiving feedback. Maybe you’re in a performance review at work after falling short on your targets, maybe you’re a student in meeting with a professor who’s class your barely...

Busting Millennial Myths

Millennial-bashing is all the rage these days, and frankly, I’m over it. From the board room to the classroom, from magazine covers to news reports, the rhetoric is always the same: Millennials are lazy, entitled and narcissistic.  (Sound familiar?) And there...

13 Reasons Why You Need a Coach

Given my profession and my demographic, it’s no surprise that people have been verrry curious about my take on Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why (the story of a high school girl and the series of events that leads to her suicide). There’s been quite a bit of controversy around...

Are You Emotionally Illiterate?

Resilience has been a hot topic over the last few years, especially when it comes to Millennials. The rhetoric often paints one very specific picture: Millennials don’t know how to cope with struggle because their parents have hovered, intervened and protected them at...

The Hustle Can Go to Hell

This first post of 2017 is coming straight from my heart. In effort to practice what I preach, I’m embracing vulnerability and sharing with you a truth I recently uncovered the hard way. In thinking more holistically about how I want to live and work in 2017, I know...

How to Raise an Employable Millennial

Millennials are educated. Millennials are credentialed. Millennials were raised on the very technological platforms that are driving organizational innovation and success. And yet, the statistics about their collective unemployment are staggering: Millennials are the...

The Bright Side of Your Emotional Hangover

Emotional Hangover [ih-moh-shuh-nl hang-oh-ver]: noun. The feeling after an emotional breakdown, often the  result of an argument, a deep sadness, an unfortunate loss, a trauma. Common symptoms include depression, sadness, crying, feelings of regret, fatigue, anxiety,...

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