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Creating powerful goals begins here.

By | 2017-11-06T18:03:54+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Career Change, Career Coaching, Career Counseling, Career Management, Performance|

As a business, goal setting is hard. But the challenge isn’t just about how to create goals. The challenge is how to better understand our own self in a way that allows your goals to truly affect - and empower - your business’s bottom line. The first step in creating better goals is to have [...]

3 ways we let our inner critic determine our career’s success!

By | 2017-10-16T15:54:20+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Career Change, Career Coaching, Career Counseling, Performance|

“You’re not good enough.” “Nobody respects you.” “Your colleagues wouldn’t have made that mistake.” “You’re the only person who feels this way.” “You can’t do this.” In some way, shape, or form, we all experience these negative voices from our inner critic, and the words can be powerful (both negatively and positively). That’s why our [...]

Failing at work is a good thing

By | 2017-08-28T16:04:22+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Career Coaching, Career Counseling, Career Management, Performance|

Guest blog sharing good insight on the upside of failing at work. -Amy My pilot program officially bombed today... for the second time. I sat there with my boss and we talked about why the participants never embraced the pilot program. My boss wanted results and we didn't have any. He was agitated. Then it [...]

3 Ways To Execute A Better Career Evaluation

By | 2017-08-21T19:41:39+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Career Change, Career Counseling, Career Management, Motivation|

Career Evaluation is crucial. There are many reasons why people allow work to take over their lives - personal goals, generational expectations, a need to perform. All work and no play may make you look like a devoted employee, but can have tremendously negative affects on your overall health and happiness. If you’re going to [...]

Self Perception Matters, Seriously.

By | 2017-08-21T19:42:44+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Career Change, Career Coaching, Career Counseling, Performance|

Do you believe that a broken mirror, cracked into a thousand crumbling segments, can portray how you truly look? Of course not! Because of the cracks, the reflection would reveal a distorted image of self, a lie to your true appearance. Similarly, having a distorted sense of inner self can cause confusion and anxiety. Like [...]

How Long Do Professional Development Goals Take?

By | 2017-05-06T22:58:04+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Career Change, Career Counseling, Job Search|

Dear Coach Wolfgang, How long does it take to reach professional development goals? Great question. Tough to answer. Let me answer your question by way of a story. . . Freak accident "I’m frustrated and impatient and am ready to get back to normal life, Doc!", I said. "It takes as long as it takes, [...]

4 Ways to Deal with Stress at Work

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:13+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Career Counseling, Performance|

Stress is part of life, and definitely a part of our daily work lives. Even if you love your job, there are days and times when stress in the workplace can wreak havoc on you. Maybe you have a big project due, or it’s the end of the month or quarter, or you’re taking on [...]

Own Your Experience and Take Ownership of Your Career

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:42+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Career Change, Career Counseling|

I was attending an accountability group for entrepreneurs last week where we talked about the new structure for meetings. As we were listened to new structures and asked questions, one of the veteran members of the group said: "It’s really important to own our experience!" She went on to suggest two items: you will only [...]

Mindset Changes Today for a Better Career Tomorrow

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:52+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Career Change, Career Counseling, Motivation|

So many people struggle with unhappiness in their career. I would venture to say that EVERYONE has been unhappy in their career, at some point in time. Our blogs regularly touch upon the subject of finding a job that fulfills you or turning your current job into something that makes you happy. This article takes [...]

Use the Power of Metaphors to Gain Clarity in Your Career

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:56+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Career Counseling, Career Management|

Who would have thought that metaphors would have played such an integral place in my coaching? Not me. I enjoy a good metaphor, but didn’t always see their power. In the last year, I’ve been asking my clients to describe how they are feeling about a particular situation as a metaphor – an analogous visual [...]