Career Wisdom

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    Join Me and The Career Disruptors in San Francisco on February 10th

Join Me and The Career Disruptors in San Francisco on February 10th

It’s time to break the rules or create new ones to forge innovative careers in the new normal of this job economy. The Indiana University Alumni Association is doing just that by featuring a power panel of rock star alumni to discuss disruptive innovation, the art of failure, and being entrepreneurial – whether you […]

How To Recharge, Reignite, or Reinvent Your Career

According to The Conference Board Job Satisfaction survey less than half of US workers are satisfied with their jobs. Now is a great time to ramp up your career reinvention efforts and reflect upon what would gratify you in a career. If this is not the career you ordered, it’s time to jumpstart your professional […]

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    How Personal Brand Impacts Your Career: Guest Post Maegan Watson

How Personal Brand Impacts Your Career: Guest Post Maegan Watson

In my continued quest to empower women with great resources, it gives me great pleasure to introduce Maegan Watson, a personal branding expert who has helped me greatly.

Maegan is a wife, sister, yogi, personal branding guru and the founder of My Dear Watson.  She has nearly a decade of experience supporting professionals by building […]

Handling Personal Issues On the Job: 4 Tips To Help

In a perfect world, we’d be able to do our jobs without personal issues ever causing a ripple. Our work life would stay neatly in the work compartment, our personal life would stay perfectly in the personal compartment, and each area would behave itself and not cross the other’s boundaries…

Of course that’s not the […]

Year End Gratitude: 3 Simple Ideas for Life and Career

To be in a place of gratitude is so good for your heart and soul. In between the eggnog, fruitcake and renditions of Auld Lang Syne, I encourage you to carve out time to appreciate and express gratitude for the people, events, and experiences that have made a difference in your life over the […]

Give Yourself Two Minutes – Meditate Your Way to Calm

I’ll admit it…I’m a Type A personality—some might even say Type AA. I move at top speed, doing the work I love—coaching, writing, hosting, managing – however, while this boundless energy has been a blessing in my multi-tasking life, it has, at times, been the source of undue stress as well.

As a career coach, […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Mood at Work

Jude Bijou, MA, MFT, is a respected psychotherapist, professional educator, and workshop leader who appeared on my show: Your Working Life this season. Her award-winning book is Attitude Reconstruction: A Blueprint for Building a Better Life.

I love Jude’s tips about improving your mood at work since we all can relate to needing an attitude adjustment every […]

New on The Job? 5 Strategies to Make a Great First Impression

Changing jobs can be a welcome and exciting transition, but it can be a stressful time as well. A year ago, I had the opportunity to step into a newly created position – becoming Director of Professional Enrichment for the Indiana University Alumni Association – experiencing, once again, what it’s like to be “the […]

7 Tips To You Put Your Best Speech Forward in Your Career

Over the years, a number of my coaching clients have expressed a desire to improve their public speaking abilities – especially if they’re being called upon to make presentations at work.

For many, speaking in front of a live audience is a daunting proposition. Some clients have admitted to feeling like “a deer in the […]

In Praise of the Walking Meeting

I always appreciate a well-run meeting, and, these days, many of the meetings I attend are not only well run, but well-walked too.

I’ve recently become a devotee of walking meetings, and I join an ever-growing contingent dedicated to getting up and out of the office to meet on-the-move.

Feet First, a website that promotes walkable […]