Caroline Dowd-Higgins

About Caroline Dowd-Higgins

With over a decade of career and professional development coaching experience, Caroline Dowd-Higgins has a desire to empower and energize people to achieve their personal goals. Her training style is engaging, high energy, and positive with a focus on unlocking the self-advocate within each of us.
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Making People Feel Comfortable is an Essential Skill

Your ability to make people feel comfortable is an essential professional skill.

By | November 4th, 2017|Featured, Inspirational Videos|

There Is No Mind Reading in The Career World

Gone are the days when working hard was enough to earn recognition or a promotion in the career world. Take control of your career trajectory and design your unique path. In addition to mapping out your career future, be sure to tap the wisdom of those who can empower you to achieve your goals. Keeping [...]

By | November 4th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Your Working Life with Cricket Lee

Cricket Lee is an entrepreneur who designed technology to make clothes that fit every body type.

By | November 4th, 2017|Featured, Your Working Life Podcast|

Always Have Your Commuter Shoes Ready for The Long Journey

Don't ruin your dress shoes for the long commuter walk. Have comfy walking shoes and save your back.

By | October 27th, 2017|Featured, Inspirational Videos|

Your Working Life with Brian Buffini

Brian Buffini authored, “The Emigrant Edge: How to Make it Big in America” and discusses how to achieve the American dream.

By | October 27th, 2017|Featured, Your Working Life Podcast|

Get More Gritty in Your Career

Grit is defined as firmness of mind or spirit - an unyielding courage in the face of hardship. The career world is changing so fast that grit has become a sought after competency for hiring and a necessity for entrepreneurs and innovators. The emerging research indicates that grit can determine success or achievement far better [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Your Working Life with Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright

Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright authored the book, “Back to Balance – The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, talks about being a physician executive and woman leader.

By | October 21st, 2017|Featured, Your Working Life Podcast|

The Thrill of Victory and The Agony of Defeat

National unemployment numbers are the lowest in recent history and jobs are more plentiful but finding the right career fit can still be a challenge. Some are re-entering the job world after a planned hiatus – like taking time off to raise children, caring for elderly parents, or becoming a trailing spouse following a partner’s [...]

By | October 21st, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Your Working Life with Terrance Blackman Stroud

Terrance Blackman Stroud is a government strategist who talks about the benefits of switching careers and his passion for public service.

By | October 17th, 2017|Featured, Your Working Life Podcast|

Design Your Career Destiny So It Doesn’t Happen by Default

I was honored to present the keynote session at the Women’s Forum for the ISACA Chicago Chapter in October. I share a few salient points from the daylong event that will resonate for women (and men) focusing on designing their professional lives so they don’t happen by default. Manage Up. Don’t assume your boss knows [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|