Professional Development Starts with Personal Development

Professional development is critical to ensuring that your skills and aptitudes are at their highest. Just like an athlete has to condition themselves for playing on the field or running a marathon, workers need to do the same. Professional development involves taking the skills you use most often and focusing on them, so that they …

Are You Investing in Yourself/Your Career?

As I'm all about careers - which includes working for yourself or others - I often find that a majority of workers do not pay much attention to their career until something happens. The threat of a job loss or having too much stress are typical situations that elicit attention; but what about the positives …

3 Apps to Keep You in the Know

Being a life-long learner who is always working on my personal/professional development, I am always looking for resources to support my efforts, as well as looking for ones that will maximize my time.  Also, being a person who likes to connect people with other people and resources that will support them to live more fully, …

Rebuilding Trust (in yourself) After a Job Loss

Losing your job can be devastating to one's psyche and esteem.  Thinking about the next career path can be confusing and bring up a host of fears and insecurities and lead to job search procrastination.  "Who will hire me?" or "What job am I fit for?" are questions I often hear when I coach clients.  …