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Gracefully Confronting Challenging People

Sometimes it’s not easy being a coach. I work with clients who are seriously struggling against office toxicity and supervisor oppression and despite their efforts, they just can’t seem to get out from underneath. They always have the option of finding something new, but it is a little heartbreaking knowing that you’ve built a career, […]


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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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How To Ask Your Boss for Time Off

What is the best way to ask your boss for vacation or time off? Most employees have the luxury of either asking, and gaining approval, when they have time with their boss or perhaps, self scheduling on a team calendar. But not everyone is that lucky. Some have to find a way to ensure the […]


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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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