Pick my Brain
Pick my Brain
Katie Mehnert's Blog
Original and Real: Why It Pays to Be Yourself
There was a time in my life when I cared way too much about what people thought of me.
My Childhood Dream of Becoming the First Female President
A Letter to My Daughter, Ally, 5
Pushing through the Burn
Taking on something, anything....is no simple task. Just when you think you're done with one crunch, there's another one waiting for you (and atfalse
Cheers : Where Everyone Knows Your Name
The past few weeks have been hard. There I was...getting ahead of myself, big time making plans without having the data I needed to be making plans.false
Lions, Tigers and Trolls
There's no place like home. I love watching movies with my kid.
Excluding the unemployed is just ... wrong.
The phone rang. I heard a fragile voice on the other end of the line who was doing everything she could to keep it together. I asked, "Are you okay?"false
You do this full time?
You do this, full time?
Keeping Your Sword Sharp
Source: Houston Chronicle/May 2015. Mayor Parker, myself and my little one.
Lessons from my 5 Year Old on Fear
My kid turns 5 tomorrow. (Yes, 5! Where DOES the time go?) As I sit here and watch her sleep, I cannot help but remember how five years ago in thisfalse
Quit, Stick, or Pivot
Power and money can seemingly defeat humility, relationships, wit, and passion. My one wish for everyone is that you never let a lack of resourcesfalse
Last week I visited with a room full of female engineers, scientists and other professionals at Halliburton. I've been speaking a lot with women'sfalse
Sweat + Sacrifice = Success
A few weeks ago I did something crazy.