A Mantra For Job Seekers During This Unprecedented Time – TRUST

It’s in times like these, as we search to navigate through unprecedented work/life changes, uncertainty and fear, that I’m prompted to look back and reflect on those past challenges I’ve overcome. There’s power in our own story, knowing that we’ve done it before and can do it again. Digging deep, persevering, overcoming and beating the…

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A Mantra For Job Seekers During This Unprecedented Time – BELIEVE

Last time, we discussed TRUST, the first part of the TRUST, BELIEVE, DO mantra. To review… Even in the most difficult of times, like now when you may be scared and feel like retreating and hiding, these words can take your career and job search campaign to the next level and to success. Now, let’s…

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A Mantra For Job Seekers During This Unprecedented Time – DO

In our last two posts, we reviewed TRUST and BELIEVE, two elements of the TRUST, BELIEVE, DO mantra that is so critical to position yourself for success in your job search. Now it’s time to act. To DO. DO As with anything in our work and life, we have to act, DO. All of the…

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A “Light Bulb” Moment – Inspired Work

Let me challenge you to wrap you brain around this one; it sounds like a rather simple question yet it’s one of the more revealing, compelling and difficult self awareness assignments that any one of us can take on. Which is why I have used it in my classes for some time and ask it…

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Managing Today’s Changes…Part 1

Change……dealing with it, managing it, being more aware of everything that’s changing around us; then recognizing how we’re reacting and responding to the changes in our work and life… I don’t know about you, but that’s a lot of work; and there are days I’m just flat-out tired, and tuckered out from all of the…

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Inspiration in Times of Adversity

Much of my coaching and training work over the years can be summarized in a couple of words: “psychology” and “relationships.” I’m over simplifying it, but I’ve seen lives change and careers skyrocket based on one’s predominant thoughts; i.e., psychology, confidence and inspiration, and the strength of one’s relationships — how we relate to others…

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Three Must Strategies To Prepare For Any Interview – “How to Get Psyched”

Clients regularly contact me, most of the time days in advance, though sometimes several hours or even minutes before an interview, for some last minute advice. Many of us probably recognize that the career management process, particularly this “personal marketing” piece-after all, the ability to sell and market ourselves is key to effective interviewing-is a…

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Failing Forward…..Towards Success

I recently heard an interview with leadership expert, best selling author and speaker, John Maxwell, and was intrigued by the discussion on the topic of “Failing Forward”, a book that he had written several years back. So why are some individuals able to fight off handicaps and hardships, only to fail forward, not backwards? Maxwell…

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