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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 [...]

Career Self Assessment: Are You Owning your Career?

By | 2017-07-17T13:44:35+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Career Management|

Have you ever taken a moment to breathe and wonder, "how have I been at this job or this company for 3 years?" (or 5 years? or 7 years?) I hear this a lot from clients. They can’t believe how much time has passed since they started at their company or in their position. Time [...]

How is running a marathon like career management?

By | 2017-04-22T18:58:05+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Career Management, Motivation|

How is running a marathon similar to career management? Let me tell you the story... In 2004, I ran the Chicago marathon.  Let me start out by saying, I am not an avid runner. In fact, I don’t think I ran more than 1 mile until my mid-twenties.  I also don’t particularly like running, though [...]

Your Career Development Plan Using the Four Stages of Competence

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:06+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Career Change, Career Management|

Look back at your career and see if you can identify the moments when your career took a big leap forward. We help our clients achieve these moments by creating a career development plan. A good career development plan requires a grasp on what stage of career awareness you are in. Let's use a model [...]

One question Career Crisis: where do you want to be in 5 years?

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:08+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Career Change, Career Management|

There I was... sitting in a coffee shop having a delightful networking meeting when I was caught completely off-guard by a simple question: where do you want to be in 5 years? My career immediately felt like it was spiraling out of control. In hindsight, it was a wonderful moment... a gift, really. Enjoy my [...]

Exclusive Workshop: What is Job Sharing?

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:34+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Career Management|

It seemed like an epidemic to me. In the last few years, I have had so many conversations with clients and friends who were considering leaving the workforce. These are highly educated women, who decided to have children, and going back to work to a full-time, high-stress environment no longer met their needs. They tried [...]

E-Course Forum: How to Design a Rewarding & Fulfilling Career

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:47+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Career Change, Career Management|

If you just signed up, congratulations! In a few minutes, you will receive your first email with a link to download the ebook and guidance on the first section. Every few days you will receive additional emails, keeping you on track, motivating you and helping you with each section. The ebook is titled, Own Your [...]

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 [...]

Do short-term jobs help or hinder long-term career goals?

By | 2017-04-21T18:08:09+00:00 October 29th, 2016|Career Change, Career Management, Job Search|

Many of the individuals I meet with are not engaged in their current career. They are looking for a new path, a new organization or even a new perspective. Oftentimes during the course of our work together, there comes a time, when the question of a band-aid approach comes up. Should they take a new [...]