Career Wisdom

Working the Room: Making the Most of Professional Events

Jenny Holt is a freelance writer, mother of two and contributor to my blog. She loves nothing more than getting away from it and taking her pet Labrador Bruce for long walks, something she can do a lot more now she's left the corporate world behind. Have you ever declined an invitation to attend a work-related [...]

By | March 18th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

How to Do What You Love

The number one resolution each year is change. Be it weight loss or leaving bad habits behind, the beginning of the year always represents a fresh start. For many women, it seems as though you spend each day trudging into work, doing what you must to get by. Then one day you wake up, aged [...]

By | March 11th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Consider What To Keep, Stop, and Start to Reinvigorate Life and Career

A friend shared recently that every seven years she goes through a change that impacts her life and career in new ways. She looks forward to the new lens through which she sees life and embraces the process of transition. The human body is constantly changing at a cellular level so the process of transformation [...]

By | March 11th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

United States of Burnout – Say No To Workaholism

My life is full, hectic, and often moving at break neck speed. Although I thrive in the fast paced environment I have created, I’ve recently tried to come to terms with work/life balance to determine if this is even possible or realistic for someone like me who is living life to the fullest and determined [...]

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

Selling to the Sellers: How to Make a Career Serving Amazon FBA Sellers

A story is told of Levi Strauss selling jeans to gold miners during the California gold rush, and Samuel Brannan selling wheelbarrows and mining tools during the boom. Those two made more money than the miners. The story has come to be known as ‘selling pickaxes during a gold rush.' The underlying technique is one [...]

By | February 25th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

The Best Leaders Develop Others by Coaching

There are a myriad of resources and methodologies in existence to empower great leaders. One of the most important attributes of a successful leader is their ability and commitment to grooming and developing others. It is a tremendous responsibility that can also be truly gratifying. Whether you are the leader, or you are vying for [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Win Back Your Freedom Working from Home

Have you ever considered quitting your job and going freelance? In the age of the Internet, there are more ways than ever to make money from the comfort of your sofa. Changing jobs or career direction can be challenging, which is why you should look at the positive and negative aspects in equal measure before [...]

By | February 11th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Negotiation Tips From Personal Capital Part 3

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By | February 11th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Is Your Job Search Productive?

When it comes to your job search, there’s no arguing that the Internet is an incredibly valuable tool. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, online search has become the most used tool for job seekers. But even though the posts are there — are the jobs themselves? The research team at aimed [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Negotiation Tips From Personal Capital Part 2

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By | February 7th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|