Tag Archives: career development

Staying Power: How To Succeed In A Non-Ideal Work Environment

Last week I wrote a blog post about why you need to quit your job.  This week I’m flipping that around. Why? Because in addition to the many reasons there are to quit one’s job, there are also many reasons people wish to stay, even … More …

What Are You Waiting For?

Thursday, April 2, 2015 I used to talk a lot about doing things like spending a week on the beach with no other plans than to stare at the ocean and write, and, taking at least three vacations per year, and, building a cottage by … More …

How Far Can You Go? You Decide.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 The following blog post was originally published a few years ago and I decided to re-post it since the topic has been timely for many of my clients lately. Several of them have been working through some big changes and seeking … More …

Square Pegs

Thursday, June 19, 2014 Recently I shared my Lucky 13 Manifesto; one of those 13 statements is about honoring our authentic selves. It states: I believe… We should express and honor our passions and authenticity. You are here to be you. Honor that. Embrace it. … More …

Your Path To Successful Leadership: Learning, Confidence, Commitment.

Thursday, June 12, 2014 Because Father’s Day is this coming weekend, I am reposting a series of posts I did a few years ago about some key leadership lessons I learned from my Dad.  These were originally posted in June 2011. In honor of Father’s … More …

Is Balance Even Possible?

Thursday, February 6. 2014 The day after I wrote last week’s blog post about the missing ingredient to having a balanced life I was at an event mentoring young women and high school girls on their careers and life. One of the speakers said the … More …

Don't Ignore Your Nudges

Thursday, January 23, 2014 “I don’t know what I want to do next” is a comment I hear regularly from many clients when they seek out coaching.  They know they don’t want to keep doing what they are doing, they know they want something different … More …

New Actions Required

Thursday, December 5, 2013 (The original version entitled Want Different Results? Do Something Different was posted in December 2011) A good friend of mine, who I’ve known for over 20 years, has been struggling in an area of her life for about the past several … More …

Start With Step One

Thursday, November 14, 2013 I am sure most of you are familiar with the quote by Martin Luther King Jr. , which says, “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step”.  It’s one of … More …

Running On Empty

Thursday, November 7, 2013 The other day during a group coaching session, one of my clients shared a story about a time in his career, which he was not proud of, but happy it happened.  The story was about when he was working an exorbitant … More …