Author Archive | kim

Don’t Let Emails Run Your Life

Ooh just look—50 email messages! YAY!  But by the time you’re done answering them, three o’clock has arrived. Hey, you’ve been productive right? Well, sort of, not really, uh, that depends. If your job requires answering emails then yes, you’ve nailed it! Otherwise, you’re letting emails run your life. Take your power, your schedule and your life […]

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What Your Personal Brand Says About You

When you think about your brand, what do you visualize? A consummate professional? A wise mentor? A dedicated employee? A motivational inspiration? Or someone who needs a few professional touch-ups? A personal brand is loosely defined as that rare combination of strengths, talents, abilities, experiences, style, and image that sum you up. It’s what people […]

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Let Go, Terminated, Downsized or Fired? It’s Time For A Comeback

The empty office. It was once yours. What happened? Or better yet, what’s next? No matter what you call it, the process of being severed from the workplace is never easy to navigate. Still, you can rise from the ashes like a phoenix if you so choose. It all comes down to persistence and perspective. […]

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Is Time Creating Conflict?

Believe it or not, I often coach with individuals who are in conflict over time. No, not what you might think—not enough time, pending deadlines or overwhelming demands on their time. Rather, the conflict stems from clock watching. In other words… “If I don’t see you, then you’re not working.” This statement, shared with me […]

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Attraction + Focus = Success

Numerous successful icons are doing it: NBA Coach Phil Jackson, Marc Benioff, C.E.O. of Salesforce.com, Oprah Winfrey and Larry Brilliant with Google to name a few. What’s the secret to their success? Harnessing the power of attraction and mastering their focus. Talk about New Age. Maybe I’m just referring to what we’ve always known are […]

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Keep These Ten Things In Mind Before Your Interview

When it comes to your next interview, it’s not only important to share your qualifications and answer questions smoothly and succinctly, but project the other key factors that can easily trump credentials such as articulating value, motivation, likability and drive to name a few. I have worked with numerous decision makers who’ve hired “drive” over […]

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