Tag: how to achieve your goals

  • How to Deal with Trolls Now That You’ve Gone Viral

    Some people prefer to stay private, and I can’t blame them; putting yourself out there makes you a target for hateful, argumentative people. And it’s 100x worse now to be visible and on social media than it was in the 2000s. The climate online can be downright toxic. That might legitimately stop you from using […]

  • Step 6 to Career Happiness: Refine! It is and it isn’t a Numbers Game

      A lot of people do not follow step five to happiness, asking for help, because they assume that the reasons they are not able to land the job that they want after making a concerted effort are beyond their control, or worse, that the problem is them. In other words, they feel beyond help. […]

  • 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 3 to a Happy Career: Freedom!

    Are the people you deem as successful really free? The answer may surprise you. Freedom, by definition, means unrestrained, able to do as one chooses. Some of the most successful people are severely accountable to many people, and while they may have power to make decisions, they have to make them under heavy constraints with […]

  • 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 […]

  • Dear Soon-To-Be Graduates: 3 of 7 Things You May Not Want to Know, But Need To

      I went back to college this weekend. It was horrifying to discover that these girls were born the year I pledged. My sorority invited alumnae back to campus to say farewell to the house that has been ours since my senior year. It was a time to reflect on some of the most impactful […]

  • The Last 2 of 7 Methods of Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs

      Have you taken the 7-day challenge to identify who is REALLY in control of your career decisions? Have you tried any of the first 5 methods I shared to overcome self-limiting beliefs? I would be very interested in hearing if you did, what results you found, and if you have found one that works […]

  • 5 of 7 Methods of Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs for Career Breakthrough, Part 2

      Don’t be too surprised to discover that there have been deep-seeded beliefs that have been making decisions for you. This is a blessing and a curse of our brain. The most important thing to realize is if these beliefs are serving our optimal growth or inhibiting it. I shared 20 limiting beliefs that I […]

  • 3 of 7 Methods of Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs for Career Breakthrough

    Last week I challenged you to find out who’s really making decisions – is it you or your subconscious belief system? If you found that like most people, including myself, somewhere in your past an event happened, and you made it mean that there are limits to how successful, happy, loved or wealthy you can […]

  • Plans A Through D for Getting Noticed by Employers

    Flat out– I cannot guarantee even a cover letter I write is going to be read by human eyes. Even though I identify and research my client’s most logical next boss, find out what is most important to them, target their hot buttons, and write a subject line that cannot be ignored for an email […]