Networking 201 for the Network-Challenged
Last week we talked about how to find great events to begin and expand your comfort zone with networking. This week let’s explore what you can do prior to an event that will help you make the most of it. Let’s assume you were able to identify 5 or 6 great events in the next […]
Why the Eagles’ Story is Everyone’s Story
Philadelphia is a cynical city. Years of disappointment in our sports teams, being stuck in between the global behemoth of New York City and the country’s capital like the neglected middle child, and, well, our reputation for demonstrating anything but brotherly love has brooded a victim mentality. It’s tough to be an athlete in our […]
Kick butt in your job search – hike with me!
Can kicking butt in a workout help kick start your job search? We often find ourselves at a creative peak while we are giving our bodies a moderate workout. Recently, a client of mine was following popular advice: incorporating stress-relieving physical activities into a job seeking regimen. I realized I would have much rather had […]
5 Positive Ways to Deal with Job Rejection
Job rejection can send you into a panic, especially if you pour all of your mental energy into one ideal job believing that the employer will easily see that you are the perfect match. You may have even gotten as far as the second interview, and yet, in spite of your enthusiasm and efforts, you […]
As you go out into the “real” world…
Dear graduating seniors, Here are some things I thought you should know: Life is not over; it is beginning anew. Fun is not over; working will enable you to find new kinds of fun. You do not have to say goodbye to your friends, Though it will be hard to see each other […]
Can 15 minutes change your future?
Perhaps we have all had those moments that changed our future [Red Light], but did we know it? How many times have you been told to give someone a call because they could really help you and you let the number sit around until, poof, it’s gone – lost or in the trash – and […]
How I saved myself from me
I beat myself up pretty bad sometimes. Last week was a doozy. It seemed like anything that could go wrong did go wrong. Usually I know what to do to take myself out of a tailspin; I’ll plug my phone into the radio, and play some motivational, informational YouTube video try to find my center […]
5 Things You CAN Do TODAY To Bring Your Dream Job Closer
A book was recommended and lent to me, The Seven Minute Difference: Small Steps to Big Changes, by Allyson Lewis. You know I like to share what I learn, so while I haven’t finished, why wait passing on some nuggets of wisdom I have already gained? What the author highlights is how you can move […]