Tag: “career focus”

  • Making Career Decisions from Your Highest Self vs. Ego

    Ego-driven career decisions are a top reason why some people are successful yet unfulfilled.  Once we take a road in life, we can never really know for certain where the other road may have led. What would we learn if we could see? Perhaps some things would be better and some things would be worse. […]

  • What a Recent Trend in Careering Has to Do With My Intuition Journey

    This year I have embarked on an introspective energetic and spiritual journey. My coach this year is very unlike the business coaches I have had in the past, and the program in which I am immersed will strengthen my own ability to make intuitive, powerful decisions for my business, to consult with greater wisdom, and […]

  • How to Stay on the Same Side when Negotiating Salary

    How to Stay on the Same Side when Negotiating Salary

    Everyone’s only out for themselves.  It’s a dog-eat-dog world. Maybe that’s what you have been taught. And if you bought it, you will see evidence reinforcing it everywhere. You believe it, and so it is your reality. If so, the techniques I share in this blog are not for you. If you struggle to give […]

  • Get in the Game

      Was it hard to tell this Monday from any other Monday at work? Can you remember the last time you felt triumphant at work? Has it been more than three years since your last big professional growth spurt? Your answers may reveal that you have been coasting. Sometimes we need to coast, like when […]

  • You’re Not Really Fooling Anyone with Positive Thinking

    Every single person has encountered an obstacle while pursuing a goal, be it changing jobs, starting a company, selling a home, retiring, and on and on. What do you do when that obstacle is staring you down?  Do you freeze in fear, then come down on yourself for procrastinating? Do you resign that the obstacle […]

  • 5 Common Job Search Myths Debunked

      Is it really possible to switch industries? Can anyone land at their dream job? As a career coach, I have seen many job seekers limit what is truly possible in their careers simply because they believed common misconceptions. Not only do common misperceptions or myths hold job seekers back, but they can be detrimental […]

  • Does Your Company Play Offense or Defense with their LinkedIn Policies?

    Last night during Super Bowl 50, there was a two-point conversion which put the Broncos two touchdowns ahead of the Panthers. My father at first did not understand why they would risk not getting the extra point, but it paid off. The Broncos got the two-point conversion and kept their two touchdown lead. They did […]

  • Tips to Confidentially Update LinkedIn When You are in Transition and are Still Employed

    Many employees fear that their boss is watching their every move on social media and are afraid to update their LinkedIn profiles. Other employees update their profiles and openly express an interest in new career opportunities while they are employed. The first group of employees are limiting their ability to promote themselves. The second group […]

  • 7 Ways to Leave Your Current Job without Burning Bridges

    Steven Slater, a JetBlue Airways flight attendant, was frustrated with his job. He had enough one day and quit on the spot. He cursed at the passenger he had been arguing with, grabbed a beer, and slid down the plane’s emergency chute. Slater was hailed as a hero by many, but quickly landed in trouble. […]

  • Create Your Best Year Yet, Part 2

    Do you feel as if you lived up to your potential during the last year? Are you still playing catch-up from the hits you took during the economic slump? Are you ready to make big changes in your professional life? Your previous year may not have been the best in terms of job success, but […]