Win Three Months of Coaching!

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And the winner is... YOU

As many of us begin to ponder what we’re thankful for this holiday season, I know that I’m grateful to coach people.  I’m thankful for the opportunity to transition from my corporate career to coaching and helping others.  And in honor of that, I’m giving away a three month coaching package, “Leaving Your Comfort Zone”.  Here are the details – Want to … Read More

Is Your Work In Alignment With Your Values?

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Joe Biden

Last week Joe Biden was on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The interview was emotional and touching. Stephen asked him about his son Beau who died this year. He talked to him about his role as Vice President. I had never thought much about Joe Biden but after this interview, I saw a much different person…an emotional, loving, real … Read More

A Dozen Signs That It’s Time to Quit Your Job

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Are you miserable in your job? Here are a dozen signs that it’s time to quit and move on: Your job is all consuming. Do you eat, drink, and sleep work? Are you working morning ‘til night? Do you come home from work trips and collapse on the couch, never calling friends or making plans because you are totally and … Read More

Baby Steps to the Job of Your Dreams

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I’m currently in Las Vegas for a tradeshow.  It’s not a tradeshow of any interest to me but I have to be here.  When I’m not coaching, I manage tradeshow production.  I’ve done this work for so many years I’ve lost count.  I can do the job with my eyes closed.  It pays the bills.  However, I don’t love it.  I … Read More

Getting Into Alignment

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Recently, I had the most interesting synchronistic week.  The week started out a little against my beliefs as I was working on Memorial Day.  I don’t like to work on holidays but I had just taken on a marketing consulting project the week prior and we had a fast turnaround.  I still do some marketing consulting work part-time and this … Read More

Career Fairy

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We’d all like to believe that there’s a career fairy godmother out there guiding our careers.  We may have even had someone at one point in our career help us out a little, maybe give us some good advice, or let us try something new.  When it comes down to it though, most of us are on our own to … Read More

Creating your own Business: Giving to yourself

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I’m starting my own business…again.  The first time was back in 2007. In 2006 I left my corporate job.  I was tired and needed a longer break than your standard vacation.  There were only two options to get a leave of absence in this company.  One was to hold a position of a certain hierarchical level, get Executive approval, and … Read More