Career Wisdom

Getting the Boss to Buy Into Your Great Ideas

In the new normal of the career world it’s more important than ever to toot your own professional horn and make your accomplishments known internally in your organization. This isn’t inappropriate bragging but strategic self advocacy that may keep you stay afloat in tough times since every employee has to prove their worth. But how [...]

By | October 22nd, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Women In the Workplace 2016: Roadblocks to the C-suite

If you’re wondering how women are faring overall when it comes to leadership and gender equality in corporate America, the recently released Women In the Workplace 2016 report makes it clear – the answer is not very well. The report is the culmination of research conducted by McKinsey & Company, in partnership with LeanIn.Org, and [...]

By | October 15th, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

How Entrepreneurship Can Help Achieve World Peace

The gig economy is alive and well, and disruptive innovation has empowered many to earn money driving for Uber or by monetizing their home as an AirBnB rental. But there is a deeper value and sustainable role in the start-up and entrepreneurship culture that is impacting the global landscape more than you may have considered. [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

“Can’t Not Do” – Guided by Desire or Fear?

I’m thrilled to share this guest blog from my friend and colleague, Beth Kreitl, EdS, LMHC, 200RYT. We worked together in the early stages of our career development journey at Indiana University and it has been a joy to see Beth truly enjoy her career and love her life. I’m confident you will be inspired [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

The Wisdom of Picking a Career That Suits You Well

This blog post was contributed by Reanne Brian. When deciding on an initial path or a career change, there can be many factors at play. People often think about wages and working hours as well as the specific role itself. Career coaches advise that to find the most fulfilling role, you should first take a long hard [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Career Wisdom|

Feedforward On the Job: A Key To Self-Improvement

Continuous learning and growth is essential to building a successful career, and feedback is an important part of that process. I’ve seen my coaching clients flourish thanks, in part, to feedback. While the prospect of an assessment of your strengths and weaknesses can feel daunting, and actually receiving it can be painful at times, feedback [...]

By | September 25th, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Getting In The Habit: Baby Steps Toward Change

Raised as a Catholic, I was well aware of habits. First, because nuns were wearing them, and nuns were not to be trifled with, and secondly, because nuns were always on a mission to instill the good ones. At this stage of the game, many of us have our own inner nun overseeing our “good” [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Women Leaders Are Changing the World

Women are paving the way for a new style of leadership that is confident, authentic, and highly effective. And yet, CNN Money reports that only 25 out of 500 companies in the S&P 500 have women CEO’s. Thankfully, the comprehensive picture looks more promising. The presence of women in C-Suite roles is certainly important but [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Tap Your Inner PR Agent for Career Success

Even though I count on my amazing Publicist, Stacey J. Miller’s expertise to promote my book, I still consider one of my most important tasks to be self promotion. I am always packing books, business cards, portfolios, and compelling stories about what I do and why it is valuable to potential clients, speakers bureaus, or [...]

By | September 3rd, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

The Thrill of Career 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 | August 28th, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|