Why Thinking Small Can Prevent You From Moving Forward

As a career and business coach, I work with a variety of individuals who are looking to advance in their professional lives.  That can be going through a job transition or navigating the perilous workforce.  One theme I have noticed is that they are thinking too small!  Thinking small can keep you in your current …

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A Postive Mind Means Positive Results

We all need goals in our life, whether they are for our personal life, our career or professional life, or both.  But setting and reaching goals can be tricky. A key component in setting and accomplishing goals is having a positive mindset.  Our minds are made up of thoughts and beliefs, which may not always …

How a Whiteboard Can Help You to Be Successful

Thank goodness for the whiteboard! You know, those dry erase boards? To me, they are a blessing to keep one organized and on-track.  I recommend them to all my clients, as they are visual, they can be amended as goals are accomplished, and they can show us our successes, which is very important to keep …

Know Your Motivational Needs While Job Hunting

Looking for a job these days can take its toll on job seekers.  It is now taking between 29 - 32 weeks to find employment.  Alongside with being focused and branded, it is important that job-seekers know their motivational needs, or what drives them to get out of bed daily and look for a job.  …

To Older Workers: Get With the Program!

I recently worked a career fair that involved the 50+ population.  I met with attendees to help them develop and refine a job search strategy, discuss options for where to look for a job, and review their resumes.  I met with individuals who had very impressive work histories and credentials and some who had not …

Career Planning – Strategies that Help you Move to Your Dream Career

In the process  of effective career management, one step entails career planning. These are specific strategies to take that will lead you to a fulfilling career path. It is one thing to plan and to have a goal, which we talked about the last time. But without specific steps to take, the goal becomes nothing more than …