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Leadership Development at the Growth Edge

By | 2017-04-21T18:08:14+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Career Change, Career Coaching, Career Counseling|

As a coach, I regularly work with a coach myself for personal and professional development. We are currently working on a specific area of executive development for me. As we were talking about that specific area last week, I had the 'aha moment' when I realized the past behaviors I utilized in this specific area [...]

Difference Between Career Counselor and Career Coach

By | 2017-04-21T18:16:36+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Career Change, Career Coaching, Career Counseling|

What's the difference between a career counselor and a career coach? It's tough to tell because, when you are looking for career help, you see the two terms used interchangeably. This is because most people are new to both terms and don't realize there are important differences. But we need to set the record straight: [...]

When to Hire a Career Change Coach

By | 2017-04-21T18:16:38+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Career Change, Career Coaching|

Career changes can seem overwhelming but they can also be exciting and fun. Let me first ask a series of questions to assess your readiness and openness to make a career change. How many times a day do you look/research/make connections for a profession you desire? How often do you tell yourself, "I really need [...]

Can you afford a career coach?

By | 2017-04-21T18:16:44+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Career Coaching|

Have you ever paid for an elective and non-life threatening medical procedure that wasn't covered by insurance? Have you ever paid a lawyer to draft a contract for you? Were you taken back by the cost? I certainly have been. Therefore I'm sensitive to the way people perceive the cost of our career coaching services. [...]

Does online career coaching versus in-person make a difference?

By | 2017-04-21T18:16:49+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|Career Coaching|

Isn’t technology wonderful? There are so many new gadgets out there that change the way we communicate! Technology has also changed the world of coaching. Today, online coaching sessions can yield results as great as an in-person coaching session. If you aren’t sure about working with an online career coach, consider these possibilities before deciding. [...]

Why Do I Need a Career Coach When I Have the Internet?

By | 2017-04-21T18:18:25+00:00 April 21st, 2015|Career Coaching|

Dear Coach Wolfgang, I've been told that all the advice I need for my career is on the Internet. If that's true, why do I need a career coach? The internet contains a lot of information that can help your career. Much of it is quite good - tactical and thought-provoking. I read a fair [...]

How Do I Find the Best Careers for Me?

By | 2017-04-21T18:19:02+00:00 March 20th, 2015|Career Change, Career Coaching|

In a recent blog - What is the best career for me? - I showed you how to find the best careers by looking at your natural tendencies and finding a work environment that allowed them to thrive. Based on some questions we received, I'm following up by addressing job seekers who are wondering how [...]

Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Career Coach

By | 2017-04-21T18:19:21+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Career Coaching|

If you were a major league baseball player, you would have a pitching coach, a hitting coach, and a fielding coach in addition to a head coach. All of these coaches have one primary objective: to bring out your full athletic potential. In the same way, a career coach can help you bring out your full career [...]

Career Workshop or Individual Career Coaching?

By | 2017-04-21T18:21:04+00:00 July 16th, 2014|Career Coaching|

Many potential clients ask whether they should participate in a workshop related to their career concerns or sign up for individual coaching sessions. Austin Career Workshops are 1 - 2 hour group meetings where the training material and individual activities are preset. One-on-one career coaching are 30 - 60 minutes sessions with you and one [...]