Archive | June, 2016

The Year of a Mindful Career: Don’t Quit

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don’t you quit. – Anonymous Personal […]

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Big, Big Dreams

I’ve been a lucky girl. I’ve worked with clients who want to make their workdays more peaceful and their home lives more fruitful. I’ve worked with clients who want to find new careers or a new company where they can make bigger contributions. And I’ve also worked with clients who are building their second homes […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Network Help You

Why are we more than happy to help out others, but not willing to ask for help when in need?  Probably because we feel that by asking, we’re putting someone in an uncomfortable position. This is one of the reasons (or excuses) people use to avoid networking. Think about the last time someone came to you for help. […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Focused Will

“Focused will is incredible. If you have a dream and you don’t give up no matter what obstacles come up, then life’s problems will fall away and you will get what you want. It happens. It works.” – Yanni. I have a client who is building a retreat home in Miami. Not bad. They came […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Taking Action

“The world seems to belong to those who reach out and grab it with both hands. It belongs to those who do something rather than just wish and hope and plan and pray and intend to do something someday, when everything is just right.” – Brian Tracy. It’s hard to add to this sentiment because […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: What Do You Desire?

“The starting point of all achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill Desire is under-rated. Too often we feel guilty if we desire something so we don’t. Society has conditioned us to believe that desire is selfish, untoward or wrong. But here’s the thing—it still occurs. We desire to get up in the morning and have […]

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Negotiation: A Key to Career Advancement

You don’t need to be an expert negotiator to advance your career. Still, you deserve to earn your worth. And to do so, you need to be pretty good at salary negotiation, promotion negotiation and any career-related negotiations to drive your career in the right, and profitable, direction. So, how do you develop this key […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Stop Your Suffering

In the movie Ghosts of Mississippi, Whoopi Goldberg’s character relays one of the most valuable pearls of wisdom… “When you hate the only person that suffers is you. Most people don’t know it and the others don’t care.” This is hard to accept sometimes. We get hurt. We want justice. We have powerful emotions flowing […]

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