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Disruptive or Destructive? Don’t Lose Sight of Professionalism

I recently listened to a “disrupting” speaker, whom I found insightful and thought-provoking. However, despite the riveting program, I couldn’t shake the tone of some of the attention-grabbing commentary. This expert in his field continuously insulted those in the helping profession. “Who needs a therapist?” he queried and “What the heck is a life coach, […]

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Charm School for Career Professionals

A client once shared with me their horror at a colleague’s behavior. Upon learning they were a candidate for promotion, this fellow colleague evidently pushed their good standing too far. They acted way too familiar with coworkers and behaved as if they were above working with clients. As you can imagine, this didn’t result in […]

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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 be career happy while achieving 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 […]

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Always Be Prepared For 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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