Career Wisdom

The Importance of Receiving

With the holidays upon us, it’s fair to say we’ll probably be doing a lot more giving in the days and weeks to come – whether it’s giving parties, gifts, donations, side dishes, or our time. For women, in particular, giving tends to be our default… our wheelhouse. Many of us have no problem giving, [...]

By |2018-11-15T14:22:40-05:00November 15th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Screen Time Relief: 3 Tips To Detox

This holiday season, I hope you’ll consider giving yourself a rare and precious gift…I hope you’ll give yourself the gift of time away from your screens. More than ever before it feels like we’re staring at a screen the majority of our days – living in a virtual world that detaches us from others and, [...]

By |2018-11-08T12:37:02-05:00November 8th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

It’s About the Journey – Part Two: 3 Tips For Embracing the Path

In last week’s post I shared the story of my career transition from Opera into the Professional Development work I do today. Making that change eighteen years ago was a huge challenge. My career journey all of the sudden took a turn into uncharted territory and I was shaken to the core, but also changed [...]

By |2018-11-03T11:22:41-05:00November 3rd, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

More Than Getting There: It’s About the Journey – Part One

When it comes to career, there’s a lot of pressure in our culture to achieve our goals…to “make it”… to “get there” – yet each time we “get there”, there’s always a new “there” to get to. We reach a goal, and that brings us to ‘What’s next?’ – and then we’re off again – [...]

By |2018-10-26T12:34:43-05:00October 26th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Resume Tips for Career Changers

Writing a resume can be a challenge at the best of times, but when you plan to change careers, this task is even more daunting. If you want to give yourself the best possible chance of success, you must understand how to present yourself and you background in a favorable light. It’s important to find [...]

By |2018-10-24T08:21:11-05:00October 24th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Blessings In Disguise: Reframing Career Challenges

When it comes to our work lives, the one sure thing is change and challenge.  We may moan and groan when faced with hurdles large or small on the job – but these are the experiences we’re most likely to remember for the growth and wisdom they bring. Through my coaching practice and travels for [...]

By |2018-10-19T07:16:03-05:00October 19th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Play At Work: Incorporating Fun On the Job

For many of us, work is often characterized as “serious,” “nose-to-the-grindstone,” “no-nonsense” and “down to business.”  There’s this idea that work is work and play is…well…for after work. In an INC column, Brendan Boyle, a partner at the design firm, IDEO, says play in the workplace has a “PR problem.” “Some think of play as [...]

By |2018-10-11T09:07:18-05:00October 11th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Avoid Workaholism and Get More Sleep

This guest post was contributed by 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. In today’s day and age, both young and mature people feel the need to work harder in order to feel they contribute [...]

By |2018-10-05T16:29:32-05:00October 5th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Job By Design: Forging Your Own Path

If you’re looking for more challenge in your job, and there doesn’t seem to be a promotion in the offing, you may be asking yourself, ‘What’s next?’ That’s how my coaching client (I’ll call her Dawn) was feeling when we first met. Dawn was a manager at a non-profit and felt like she’d gone as [...]

By |2018-09-28T15:28:27-05:00September 28th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

The Importance of Being Validating

Have you ever gotten a message that says, “please validate your email address”? Yes, of course you have.  You own a computer. Have you ever responded, out loud, “great job, email address!”?  I have. We live in a world that is all about fixing things.  We live in a world where people walk around wearing [...]

By |2018-09-21T19:10:54-05:00September 21st, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|