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Career Coaching, Career Counseling or Career Consulting?

Is there really a difference and if so, which is right for you? To be really brief, coaches ask questions, counselors explore the “why” and consultants share expertise. Of course there is a little creative license here (no pun intended) but it’s pretty accurate. How would I know? Well, I’ve been all three. Though there […]

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Career Coaching For Employee Engagement

Did you know that a hiring a career coach can increase organizational productivity and profit? According to Forbes magazine, “Numerous studies have proved there’s a direct correlation between high impact coaching and performance improvement.” Much of my work week is spent inside organizations coaching team members on how to build career happiness. Though I’m hired to […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: I Want Your Life

Envy is one of the seven deadliest sins and it’s also a huge motivator. So is it good or bad? I guess it’s how you look at it. When you desire to be someone else, that’s a problem. It’s moving further away from mindfully appreciating your gifts and your presence. But when you have an […]

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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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Do You Have the Title or the Talent?

You might answer “both.” That’s fantastic. But more often than not there are people who hide lack of talent behind their title. Know anyone like this? At first, it may not be their fault. Perhaps they were in the right place when the organization desperately needed to fill a leadership role. But then what? If […]

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Instagram for Career Happiness and Career Advancement

Let’s face it. We love pictures. That’s what Instagram is all about. So how can we use it to create career happiness? Well, for happiness, I’ve added an Instagram account where you’ll find uplifting verses, fun snapshots, career quotes and blog images. Happiness for the eye, humor for the heart and hopefully a little inspiration […]

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Advance Your Career By Following Through

Tweet. Text. Emoji. We don’t even have to pick up the phone anymore. So why is it so difficult for everyone to return messages, follow up or follow through? One thing that probably makes the biggest impact on career advancement is following through. This can mean many things, but in career language, it’s all about effort—touching base […]

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