Career Wisdom

25 Habits Of A Successful Job Seeker

Many thanks to Victoria Vein for this guest blog post. She is a specialist at the Resume Writing Lab Company helping people with job application documents.

No one is born successful. Every admirable individual has to spend years, if not decades, shaping his or her character and attaining personal objectives. However, when it comes to career […]

By |August 30th, 2015|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Asking For Career Help When You Need It: 5 Empowering Tips

I meet lots of self-directed, self-possessed women who struggle with asking for help – especially when it comes to their careers. Many coaching clients and women I’ve met during workshops and speaking engagements have shared how difficult it’s been to reach out – a lot of them feeling that asking for help is akin to […]

By |August 23rd, 2015|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Company Loyalty: Does It Still Exist? 3 Tips To Help You Prepare For Change

An illuminating study, by Monster.Com, highlights employees’ changing attitudes around loyalty in the workplace…so I ask you…where do you fall on the job loyalty spectrum? Are you in your job for the long haul, or looking to make your next move?

According to the Monster research, being happy on the job is no longer a predictor […]

By |August 15th, 2015|Career Wisdom, Featured|

We’re Stuck in a Success Crisis! And It’s Affecting Our Kids

Susan Ford Collins is a guest on my podcast show – Your Working Life. I am delighted to share her guest blog post about the success crisis.

Success and leadership have gears… and we’re not shifting them correctly! We’ve gotten stuck in “the more-better-faster, what-have-you-done-for-me-lately, too-busy-racing-around-to-enjoy-our-lives” gear. We’re over-fed, under-nourished, over-medicated, under-rested, and under-satisfied. Think of […]

By |August 7th, 2015|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Leadership Lessons I Learned This Summer

I turned my participation at the National Speakers Association convention into a hybrid getaway. NSA was a transformative learning experience to help me grow my business and a wonderful way to enjoy the sights, sounds, and flavors of Washington, DC.

I knew I would glean great info about how to grow as a global public speaker and […]

By |August 2nd, 2015|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Self-Sabotage No More – Part II: 7 Strategies For Allowing Success

Self-sabotage is when your actions are working against your own best interests, according to Adam Sicinski, creator of the Overcoming Self-Sabotage Mind Map at – so the more you can bring self-sabotaging behaviors into conscious awareness, the better.

Sicinski says, “ not only prevents you from reaching your goals, but it becomes a safety mechanism […]

By |July 25th, 2015|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Self-Sabotage No More – Part I: Connecting With Your Inner Voice

Coaching clients often come to me feeling frustrated because they aren’t moving up in their careers. When we delve deeper into the underlying reasons, oftentimes the culprit is self-sabotage.

What Is Self-Sabotage?

Adam Sicinski, creator of the Overcoming Self-Sabotage Mind Map at, defines self-sabotage as “…a conflict between conscious desires and unconscious wants.” In other words, […]

By |July 18th, 2015|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Balance is Bunk: Realistic Work/Life Integration Strategies

The unrealistic concept of work/life balance makes me cringe. Most women are time starved, sleep deprived and burning the candle at both ends to keep up with career demands and being the Chief Household Officer. Those with kids have an extra layer of beautiful chaos while trying to raise younglings to become well-adjusted adults.

You can’t […]

By |July 12th, 2015|Career Wisdom, Featured|

4 Innovative Networking Tactics That Can Land You A Job

Networking has always been essential in professional life, whether you’re searching for a new job or simply looking to expand opportunities in your field. Making connections is what helps you move through the ranks and reveal new pathways you may not have even known existed. However, just as the job market is competitive; trying to […]

By |July 9th, 2015|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Single Task Your Way to a Better Life and Career

Multitasking used to be a sought after professional competency thought to be a valuable skill for the busy professional. Research tells us that singletasking is actually more effective and can result in higher productivity and time efficiency.

I can envision a woman at work reading this blog while eating her lunch, checking her email, listening to […]

By |July 4th, 2015|Career Wisdom, Featured|