Tag: change

  • Why Using a Flip Phone Could Be Bad For Your Career

    Last week we talked about a few of the top soft skills in demand by employers, a few them related to being able to succeed and thrive in spite of conditions like constant change. Looking ahead, all companies have to prepare and plan for a future where workforces and cultures are built to be agile, […]

  • How to Manage a Job Search on Top of it All

      Before I start, let me be completely transparent- I do NOT have it all together. I feel overwhelmed and behind sometimes (many times.) And, I know I’m not alone – by far! Also, let me give you kudos for taking on change. While I am sure there will be a great payoff for your […]

  • Change in Altitudes, Changes in Attitudes

    I’m driving through the clouds on Skyline Drive right now on my way home with my family after an epic road trip. I’m feeling more grounded, and yet also delightfully detached from my earthly obligations. I’ve had time to reflect on things from multiple physical and psychological perspectives. Sometimes, attachment to a mission or outcome […]

  • The Low Down on Willpower: Why It’s Often Not Enough and How to Compensate

    Here’s what we know about it: It’s limited, but with the right motivation and the right conditions, it can be THE thing that helps you create the change you want in your life. But what if… you didn’t get enough sleep one day? What if something stressful happens in your life? (That’s inevitable.) What if […]

  • Why Hypnosis? Answer: Disruption – For Real

    Eight years ago I watched a video during my pregnancy called The Business Of Being Born. Learning about the cascade of interventions and how they can lead to further complications was frightening. I vowed to give birth under as many natural conditions as possible, avoiding all potential UNNECESSARY medical interventions, including, but not limited to […]

  • Step 4 to Career Happiness: Allow, Accept, and Architect

    When you visualize yourself in your ideal future, is there dissonance that makes you resentful, fearful, or even guilty? Does it make sense that if you experience these emotions, you are not able to fully go for it? Actually, you can, but you have to acknowledge these emotions, confront them, and overcome them first. You […]

  • Step 2 to Career Happiness

      Some people grow up believing that they can do anything. Some people have parents that reinforce this belief. When you grow up under these conditions, you develop a very friendly perception of the world. You perceive very few limits and are attuned to identifying and leveraging resources to achieve goals. You are apt to try things […]

  • 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 […]

  • Signs That a Change is Necessary

    Last month I had the honor of seeing one of my favorite speakers, Jen Groover, in-person at my alma mater, Ursinus College. I had seen her PBS Special, many of her other YouTube videos as well as a fireside chat that she did with Philly StartUp Grind. I had heard her tell the story of […]

  • How Fear Limits Careers

    Has the term “what if?” ever ruled your decision making? Have you ever settled for safe and predictable in your professional life so you can avoid a fear of the unknown?   Fear is a powerful emotion. It can eat away at all rational thought and positive energy until all you’re left with is raw […]