Tag Archives: career

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 Would You Do If You Won The Lottery Tomorrow?

Thursday, October 16, 2014 This is one of my favorite questions to ask my clients: what would you do if you won the lottery tomorrow? I get lots of different replies but the two most common are “I’d quit my job and…” (fill in the … More …

Why Can't I Figure This Out?

Thursday, September 25, 2014 People often seek out coaching services when they feel stuck and when they can’t figure out how to create the change in their life that they desire. Often times the change is related to wanting a new and different career or … More …

Fear of Failure

Thursday, August 14, 2014 What would you do if you knew you would not fail? I’m sure you’ve heard that infamous question by Robert H. Schuller. But have you ever really thought about it and answered it? I have and also asked many clients that … More …

Why Can’t I Just Say No?

Thursday, June 26, 2014 I’ve written a few past blog posts in the past about the importance of creating space in your life to make room for new things, or changes to occur (Create Space In Your Life) and the importance of saying no to … 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 …

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 …

Consequences? You Choose

Thursday, November 21, 2013 I spent last week coaching young leaders on the importance of making choices that will support them in living their best life.  Many of these leaders work excessively long hours and in offices where their culture dictates and expects this 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 …