7 ways to doom your networking by Gail Golden For a true extrovert, “Heaven is a room full of strangers.” For an introvert, that’s probably a good description of hell. But both sides know that networking is necessary for success, especially as more and more people are freelancing. Networking is the tool we use to […]
What is your motivation for re-evaluating your career and the way you are living your life? Perhaps there is a specific event(s) that you feel the need to confront such as a job loss. Perhaps you no longer feel connected to your career. Or perhaps you are realizing the need to be more mindful about […]
After fifteen or twenty years in the workforce it is not unusual to find your career stagnating. The causes include a stressful work environment, changing job requirements or simply losing interest in your profession. Consequently, you may want to investigate switching to an industry that is more exciting like marketing or advertising. This king kong […]
Maintaining a fulfilling career over 40 is a challenge. Everyone at some point has to deal with a stalled career. I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Caroline Dowd-Higgins as part of her Your Working Life podcast. Caroline is a career coach, speaker and wonderful person. We discussed my book Amplify Your Career and Life and […]
Introducing My First Book, Amplify Your Career and Life: 4 Steps to Evaluate, Assess and Move Forward
Why did I write the book? I always thought my 40’s would be the time when I would enjoy the greatest career and personal rewards. In theory, I should have been at the top of my game. In reality, the opposite was occurring. At the age of 45 a series of life altering events left […]
How often have you heard someone dispense career advice that begins with “You should…”? This may be helpful if you are struggling with …. How to fix a broken toilet? “You should probably call a plumber, you’re not very handy.” You need ideas for your nephew’s birthday present. “You should get him a gift card […]
Living to a standard of having the right answer or making the right decision is unattainable. In today’s fast paced business environment there are daily circumstances that test your decision-making ability.
Looking to change careers? 3 Tips from someone who did it. One of my clients successfully made a significant career switch. After six months in his new position, he has 3 insights to share.
There seems to be ongoing tension on what it takes to get ahead, especially in corporate America. At the center of this debate is ambition. Is it a help or hindrance. I believe there is a healthy view toward ambition that is needed in order to move forward.
Take the multi-tasking challenge. Not, can you do more of it but can you not do it at all. Yes, we all CAN multi-task but is it really serving you and those around you. A common concern I hear is that people don’t feel supported both at work and at home. I wonder how much of that is people not feeling seen and heard.
There was a time when part of the ascent up the corporate ladder meant an office. Usually this meant a corner office with room for a meeting table and even a coach and chairs. Today, the best you can hope for is a deluxe workstation that is near a window and can accommodate a place for a few people to sit.