Stand Out by NOT Doing What Others Do

Do you remember the letter I wrote to myself? Well, I've come to realize that I have really struggled in my career, both in corporate jobs as well as in my own business, and a big reason is that I've always tried to fit in when I should have been ok with standing out. When …

When Is It You and When Is It Chance?

I get really irked when I hear someone diminish themselves, attributing something great they've done to chance, someone else, a higher power, etc. They seriously are not aware that they are the reasons for their success. For example, let's say a client named Jane comes in with good news that she got a new position …

Importance of Identifying Your Work Style

A part of managing your career is the importance of identifying your work style, which is how you approach tasks and problems. These can include: action oriented process oriented task oriented problem solver solution focused creative The advantage of determining your work style helps you to focus on finding specific positions where you get to …

Want Career Success? Start With Your Personal Development

To be successful in life, we needs to continually grow - to increase our knowledge, skills and abilities (SKA's) and to beyond the capacities we think are possible.   Never more is this more crucial than in our career, where employers are expecting more of the SKA's as well as the ability to adapt to the …