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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 [...]

Become a valuable employee and love your job more

By | 2017-07-15T21:47:59+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Career Change, Motivation|

As a coach, I work with clients on the ‘being’ side and the ‘doing’ side of career, leadership, life. The ‘being’ side focuses on who you are, on self-reflection, self-awareness, development. The ‘doing’ side focuses on intentional actions we take as a result of our work on the ‘being’ side. This guest blog was written [...]

4 Don’ts in Your Resignation Letter

By | 2017-04-26T02:38:05+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Job Search, Motivation|

Here's a piece by a client of mine who learned some lessons just as he was submitting his two-week notice resignation letter!  Remember, with a new job you are moving toward something, not running away from something. That is the mindset to write your resignation letter. -Coach Wolfgang Recently, I turned in my two weeks [...]

The benefits of coaching… I want to clone my health coach!

By | 2017-04-22T18:57:56+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Career Change, Motivation|

Great example of the benefits of coaching from one of my clients who wanted to lose weight.-Coach Wolfgang My company offers health coaching as an employee benefit.  Her name is Colleen and I love her!  That is, I love the process she uses to help me.  Here's how she works and examples of the benefits [...]

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 [...]

First Sign You Need Career Development: Dying Moose Noises?

By | 2017-04-22T18:58:07+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Career Change, Motivation|

I attended a workshop on career development recently and the topic of employee engagement came up. One participant mentioned that her co-workers can tell when she is stressed out, overwhelmed or otherwise disengaged by a noise she makes when she sighs. She described the sigh as ‘the sound of a moose dying.’ This brought a [...]

What’s holding back my personal productivity?

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:19+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Motivation, Performance|

Very honest guest blog on his limiting beliefs around will power. It's also a partial book review for an excellent book I recommend myself. -Coach Wolfgang My full-time job keeps me pretty busy and that's before I tack on the responsibilities that come with family, having a few rental properties and supporting my partner with [...]

Don’t forget to enjoy your career path

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:24+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Career Change, Job Search, Motivation|

“Take pride in how far you've come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don't forget to enjoy the journey.” - Michael Josephson This quote appeared on my calendar last month. I saw immediately how it applied to me, but also how it relates to the clients I work with. Hopefully it spoke [...]

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 [...]

Should You Say ‘No’ to Your Boss?

By | 2017-04-21T18:08:30+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Career Counseling, Motivation, Performance|

I was having dinner with a bunch of friends and experienced this. Thought I'd share the story as well as one of the insights it gave me. – Coach Wolfgang A few years ago, I was at an outdoor restaurant having dinner with friends visiting from out of town. The sun was beginning to set [...]