7 Ways to Overcome Self-Defeating Behaviors

I have been seeing a major trend lately that has nothing to do with the pandemic. The problems is self-defeating behavior which is preventing people from going after what they want in life, whether that is their career, their business, or life in general. I have been interacting with many business owners from around the …

How to Deal When You Hate Your Job But You’re Good At It

It sounds like a misnomer, but one really can excel at their job but secretly not like it; in fact, they may hate it. The job either does not align with their values or fit their style of working. It could be the overall culture of the organization that leads to these hateful feelings. How …

New Month – How is the ‘Health’ of Your Career?

Today is the start of a new month; with that, brings many possibilities. This is a great time to do a check-up on the 'health' of your career; just like you go to the doctor to ensure your health is fine, you can (and should) do the same with your career. Job happiness is vital …

Giving Up or Doing More – Which is Best?

As we are a week into the season of Lent which, if you're not familiar with, is when some religions fast, pray and repent for the 40 days before Easter. Typically, one will either give something up that is difficult for them, such as eating candy or smoking, while others will do more, such as …

Is it Time to Hire a Career Coach if You Want to Get Ahead?

Are you feeling frustrated in your job? Do you find yourself feeling dread before the work-week begins? Have you found yourself passed over for a promotion or good projects and not sure of how to get noticed? Do you want to just feel happier in your job and your career? Are you tired of the …

Career Lattice vs Career Ladder

If you aspire to move up the corporate ladder, you might want to rethink that strategy a bit, considering how the workforce is these days.  I hear from more workers who are frustrated that they either can't move up in their organization or they don't possess the skills or experience to do so.  I came …

Your Career – Bringing Out Your Best

As you are going about your daily work-life, are you aware of job activities you do and are you bringing out your best through them?  In order to effectively manage your career, you must know what skills, talents, aptitudes, and the like, that you are using, what successes you have achieved, and take ownership of …