How to Do a Career Exploration and Why it Matters

Throughout the life of you career, you will experience highs and low; some jobs will be a great fit while others will leave you feeling frustrated and depleted. This is why it is important to do a career exploration evaluation, which  involves assessing not just the self but industries as well as work environments. If …

Taking Responsibility for Your Own Job Happiness

One problem I almost always hear from a new client is "I hate my job!" As we work to uncover the source of their level of unhappiness, it always amazes me how many place the blame onto their boss, a coworker, or the organization. They never seem to take a piece of the 'blame' to …

Why Self-Belief is Critical to Your Career and Business Success

One thing that really upsets me is when I hear someone debase themselves when they are talking about making a career transition. They say they want to get a new job or to start a business but then they stop themselves from going forward from feeling that they don't possess 'enough' knowledge or experience.  In …

Is a Career Transition Really In Your Best Interest?

The circumstances of the economy, over the past several years, has forced a lot of people to take jobs that they would not otherwise have taken.   People had to do what they had to do.  But the uncertainty of the economy has had a greater impact on American workers; most have had to endure layoffs …

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 …