Author Archive | kim

Coaching for Conflict Resolution

No matter where you work there’s bound to be occasional conflict. When it occurs, it can be swiftly resolved when both parties leave out emotions; clearly communicate concerns; respect differences of opinion; and rise to a mutually beneficial resolution. Through practice of this extremely effective formula, professionals will develop the habit of shutting down conflict […]

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Career Coaching For Workplace Engagement

Did you know that a hiring a career coach can increase organizational productivity and profit? Much of my work week is spent inside organizations coaching team members on how to build career happiness. Though I’m hired to help clients with their career success, coaching creates some very interesting side effects, including employee buy-in, smooth successions, team engagement, career […]

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The Magic of a Mentor for Professional Development

Developing a relationship with a mentor is a must for successful professional development. A mentor provides you with an avenue of learning scripted specifically in answer to professional development needs. Not only will your mentor offer positive guidance for your career, but they’ll provide a safe haven for objectifying concerns and challenges. They’re also great resources […]

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Career Happiness: Making Your Work Meaningful

A recent journal article in the APA’s Monitor on Psychology discussed the importance of making your work meaningful. Based on the research, psychologists discovered what makes work meaningful is much more than titles or money. Rather, the secret to career happiness lies in how one’s work contributes to the overall good of the organization and community. According […]

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Is Your Boss Derailing Your Career Happiness?

Many success-minded professionals are challenged by a boss who’s controlling, limiting, boorish, clingy or even taking credit for their good work. Unfortunately, this is more common than not. So what should you do when your boss is derailing your career happiness? Change. Yes change! You need to make some serious changes in order to cultivate […]

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Money and Your Career: Naming a Number in the Interview and the Right Time for Raise Requests

No one can accurately predict where they will be in 10 years, but one thing is for certain, you’ll eventually have a discussion about money and your career. Whether you’re naming a number in the interview or submitting a raise request, it’s important to have a strategy. If you’re in the market for career advancement, […]

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