Tag Archives | Career Counseling

Snap Out Of It!

If you’ve ever seen the movie Moonstruck, then you know the impact of the exchange between actors Cher and Nicolas Cage. Just like Cage’s character, we can easily get drawn down by the world of problems revolving around us, especially those impacting us personally. This is life. And while we will all face our share […]

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Do You Have a Promotion Proposal Ready To Roll?

So your boss called you into her office for your annual review. You talked a little about performance improvement, poked around your strengths a bit and got the well-deserved accolades that you needed to get you back on to doing what you do best. What just happened? You forgot to discuss your promotion proposal and […]

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Are You In The Right Career?

Sometimes life moves quicker than we’d expected and next thing you know, a career is more like a job—something that simply pays the bills. Too often the idea of career change is abandoned because of the fear of change or the perceived risks involved in the change. Yes, those are exponentially diminished in coaching. Still, […]

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Five Ways to Gain Killer Confidence

The number one thing we all struggle with is confidence. Truth be told, it’s not really a struggle with confidence, it’s a struggle with invoking your confidence. It’s already within you. Confidence lies somewhere between self-defeat and arrogance. It’s the happy medium that when found, invites you to walk up to the podium, sail through […]

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How May I Help You?

“How may I help you?” I never leave a professional interaction without offering this final query. Although this often-unspoken offer has always been extended, I’m chagrin to admit that I haven’t always formalized the request until it was asked of me by a mentor years ago. Wow, what an impact that made on me. In […]

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Master Focus

One of the best career skills we can develop is focus. Thankfully, the practice of mindfulness has swooped in and gained popularity and oh, yeah, it’s all about focus! Listen, there’s a reason this stuff is blasted all over the media, because it works. And if you’re focused, you’re productive and you’re getting more for […]

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