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The Truth About Career Coaching

Career coaching can mean many things to many people. My clients define career coaching as a supportive and productive process that helps them achieve their most important career goals. But what does this mean for you? To tell you to the truth—everything! Imagine having someone to partner with who is equally vested in helping you […]

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A Healthy Career Guide to Salary Negotiation

Recently, I facilitated a book discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller Lean In. Based on the conversation, the topic of “negotiating” was a big hit. Everyone wanted more. This is also true for my clients. No matter their gender, age, or profession, when asked if they want coaching on this topic, it’s always a resounding “yes”—especially […]

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Working Relationships: Three Rules for Working Well Together

In a typical work environment, comprised of cubed work stations, a min-kitchen, shared facilities and limited resources, people can quickly grow surly when pressure elevates. Though conflicts may arise and personalities will clash, agreeing to disagree may be the best course of action. Good working relationships are not only important in reducing turnover and increasing […]

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Career Transitions – Career Coaching Can Help

Career transitions mean change, and change is never easy. It can be exiting and energizing, but there’s the unknown that must be contended with. What might you expect in your new role? How will it feel to be out of your current comfort zone? What will you do now that you’ve been downsized? Whatever the […]

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3 Ways to Put Your Skills To Work For Job Satisfaction

According to the Society of Human Resources Management 2012 Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey, employees are more satisfied when they have regular opportunities to utilize their skills at work. In fact, 63% of respondents put this at the top of their list for job satisfaction over compensation and pay. Project ownership, organizational contribution and […]

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Don’t Tread On Me

I recently finished a best-selling business book which I found insightful and peppered with thought-provoking inspiration. However, despite the riveting read, I couldn’t shake the tone of the “attention-grabbing” introduction. Within this section, the author, an “expert” in his field, continuously insulted those in the helping profession. “Who needs a therapist?” he queried and “What […]

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