Career Wisdom

Job Searching With Heart – Part II: Finding the Right Fit

Philosopher and theologian, Howard Thurman famously said: “Don’t ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” In my blog post last week – “Job Searching With Heart: Part One,” Thurman’s inspiring quote served as a jumping off [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Job Searching With Heart: Tap Into What You Love – Part I

During this time of year when hearts abound in every bakery, big box store, and card shop, I send a wish that you’re following your own when it comes to your work. If you find yourself at a career crossroads – wondering about your next move – I offer up the words of author, philosopher [...]

By | February 10th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Career Momentum: It’s Time to Stop Dreaming and Start Activating

So many of us have waited for the perfect job description to magically appear and make all of our career dreams come true.  Or, a perfectly balanced life with less stress, more time to exercise, well-behaved kids and the ideal life partner.  What are you waiting for? It’s time to stop wishing for great things [...]

By | February 3rd, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Career Advice: 7 Tips for Getting Noticed at Work

Through my coaching practice and travels, I’ve met a number of women who’ve shared that they prefer to avoid the spotlight at work. When I’ve inquired as to why, some say they don’t want to seem like they’re “playing the political game,” or coming across as “too pushy.” Others say they don’t want to be [...]

By | January 27th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

5 Ways to Nurture Yourself with “You Time”

Now that the holidays are behind us, I’d like to ask…did you give yourself a gift or two during this past season of celebrations?  I posed this question to some of my friends and clients, and responses have included everything from upgrading to the latest laptop, to buying an electric pressure cooker for speedier family [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Work/Life Integration: Being Busy is Nothing to Brag About

I conducted a social experiment and asked the question, “How are you?” to several individuals of different ages, career fields, socio-economic backgrounds, geographies, and perspectives. The people I queried all responded with some variation of how busy they were. Their responses were stress-filled and frustrated and their self-reported state of busy was clearly causing them [...]

By | January 6th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Is Sleep Deprivation a Silent Career Killer?

This guest blog was written William Loper, a freelance writer who loves to spend time researching new and exciting topics. On the weekend he enjoys a glass of wine and a non-fiction book and can be reached at will@blogondirt.com. Are you not sleeping for a better work-life? Well, this is a wrong notion which you should [...]

By | December 30th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Design Your Life and Career so It Doesn’t Happen by Default

The launch of the book, Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans - professors at Stanford University has empowered professionals to use the design thinking process to intentionally create meaningful careers. As a career & executive coach, I have been using this process with great success serving clients interested in being a designer [...]

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

The Art of Public Speaking and How It Can Enhance Your Career

Among the pressing fears for human beings, public speaking ranks at the very top along with heights and bugs. As someone who really enjoys public speaking, I realize that I may be part of a small population but I also know how speaking has enhanced my communication and leveraged my career brand. I offer wisdom [...]

By | December 9th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Redesign the Future of Work for Women

Recently, I attended a presentation featuring Kim Azzarelli, co-founder of Seneca Point Global and Deanna Bass, Director of HR and Diversity and Inclusion at Proctor and Gamble at the TEDWomen event in New Orleans. The overflowing crowd of women assembled for this session was brimming with energy to discuss solutions to make the world-of-work better [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

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