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Passion: You Can’t Fake It

What makes a coach stand out from a dime a dozen? A lot of things. They can be experts in their field, bring tons of experience, be well connected and have great credentials. While these do make a positive impression and certainly have merit, imagine working with a coach who gets up in the morning […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: No Smile? No Worry

 “I love smiling. Smiling’s my favorite.” –Will Ferrell, Elf Hey, I like smiling, too. When I smile, I feel good inside and I believe it carries over to others. When others smile, I smile, too. And so goes the cycle. But you don’t always have to smile to be a happy person. Sometimes the smile is […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Do You Have an Addiction?

Years ago, I counseled clients who were struggling with drug addiction. This was challenging for me because I had never experienced this struggle before. I recognized that and eventually moved away from this type of counseling. Now I’m not saying that you have to be a drug user to effectively counsel those with an addiction. […]

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Is Age a Factor or an Excuse?

Age is relative. Unless you have “age sensitivity.” If you really want to advance your career at the age of 21 or 85, then good for you! You will be an inspiration! People like doers at any age and it inspires doing in others. But if we become sensitive about age (young or old) it […]

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Criticism is a Great Compliment

Everyone has an opinion. Everyone has the right to share his or her opinion. Everyone feels the need to express his or her opinion. Too often, we look at criticism as a negative thing. But you can never have “bad” press. If people are criticizing your work or performance then you’ve got their attention—which is […]

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Why You Need To Know Yourself and Your Competition

Know yourself and know who your competition is. If your competition is better than you, then you need to discover what they have that you lack. When it comes to finding your fit, you have to understand your brand and how it effectively provides a solution to organizations, departments and teams. Just having experience isn’t […]

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