Tag Archives | Communication

You’re an Amazing Superhero

There’s no one else like you. You have something special that people want in their lives and within their organizations. You have super powers! You can do things that no one else can. Your unique combination of skills, experience and “super” talents makes you great. Unfortunately, we all can fall prey to conforming to other’s […]

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Preserve Professional Promises

We make them, but don’t always keep them. Canned promises are sour substitutes for ones acted on while still fresh. If we intend to do something, what holds us back from acting on these obligations? Time? Will? Energy? Lip service only goes so far before backfiring and blowing up our careers along with it. This […]

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Should You Invest in LinkedIn Job Seeker Premium?

I get asked this question all the time by my clients—“Should I invest in Job Seeker Premium?” My answer is if you’re interested in exploring new opportunities to search for positions above and beyond typical passive portals, then Job Seeker Premium on LinkedIn is for you. Let me be clear, I said “above and beyond […]

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Making Work, Work

If you feel that you’re in a rut, or perhaps something feels off, dull or wrong in your career, you might be stuck in a career rut. If so, it’s probably time to engage with your career coach to make work, work. When you make work, work again it doesn’t mean that you’re settling or […]

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Is Your Resume One Sided?

I’m not talking pages here, I’m talking perspectives. Resumes that are “one sided” are only directed to one particular position or field and are targeted to land you the position. And yes, this is a good thing. Sure, you still may need a broader resume to use in a pinch, but a one-sided or targeted […]

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When is Gossip Good for Your Career?

Believe it or not, there are a few occasions when gossip can be good for your career. It might even be a stretch to call it gossip, but what is said and how it’s delivered causes it to look very much like gossip—but in a good way. So when you’re craving to share something, here […]

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I Just Made a Huge Mistake!

I would love to be perfect. But I’m far from it. I make mistakes everyday. However, I do find it comforting to know that I’m not alone. We are human and all make mistakes from time to time as we grow our careers. When you feel that you’ve made a huge mistake, odds are, you’re […]

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Putting the YOU in Your “Infomercial”

Wherever you go, someone is bound to ask “what do you do?” Savvy job seekers, career professionals, executives, consultants and business owners understand well the success of employing a “30 Second” Infomercial or “Elevator Speech” to describe the benefits they offer a potential employer or client. At every meeting you attend, come prepared to “pitch” […]

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