Archive | January, 2016

The Year of a Mindful Career: What’s So Funny?

Laughter is great for your soul, life, relationships and career. We all need to embrace a little laughter and not be so “buttoned up.” I love to laugh and am grateful my clients have an outstanding sense of humor. Who wants to go through a day without a good chuckle or smile? Since laughter is […]

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Instagram for Career Happiness and Career Advancement

Let’s face it. We love pictures. That’s what Instagram is all about. So how can we use it to create career happiness? Well, for happiness, I’ve added an Instagram account where you’ll find uplifting verses, fun snapshots, career quotes and blog images. Happiness for the eye, humor for the heart and hopefully a little inspiration […]

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Career Tip: Follow Up and Follow Through

Tweet. Text. Emoji. We don’t even have to pick up the phone anymore. So why is it so difficult for everyone to return messages, follow up or follow through? I’m a high “J” on the MBTI so for me follow up and follow through are mandatory. I can’t move on until something is settled. Follow […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: Positive Energy

You are no doubt sick of me talking about positive energy. Well, buckle up. Here I go again. Regardless of my circumstances or mood, I firmly believe that positive energy is what attracts opportunities. I know we will all have bad days, but it’s how you spring back that matters. I’d like to believe that […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: Well-Rested

If I asked you how you were, you’d probably respond “tired.” It’s been a busy year and no doubt the holidays have taken their toll on your energy level. Simply put, we are doing way more than we need to but somehow can’t seem to say “No.” Regardless of the schedule you choose to pursue, […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: Obstacle or Opportunity?

From time to time we all have concerns about career obstacles or objections. When these situations become mental roadblocks, there is nowhere to go but down. When I work with a client, we unearth all the opportunities that arise from an obstacle/objection, but unless they are motivated to change their perspective, nothing will change. You may have heard […]

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Has the Day Got You Down?

Gray days, cloudy skies and another day at the office. Sounds like a recipe for a downer of a day. I realize that as you were driving in to work you were probably tempted to drive right by and go somewhere else. Been there, done that. Don’t let the day get you down. Here’s a […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: Develop Positive Addictions

The only thing worth getting hooked on is positivity. The New Year is a great time to develop a positive addiction, beginning with shedding the negativity in your life. Here are a few things to consider changing:   Communicate in positive tones. If you’re hurt or fearful, making someone else feel poorly only makes the […]

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