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Polish Your “Plan B”

I don’t care if you are the happiest employee out there, you should always have a “Plan B.” This doesn’t mean spending your valuable work day looking for a new job or wasting time thinking that your current line of endeavor won’t carry you through to retirement. What I mean is that savvy career professionals—that […]

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I Hate My Job!

If I’ve heard this once, I’ve heard it a million times. Why do we get stuck in jobs we don’t like, or work for organizations that aren’t good fits? Today, I had a conversation with a new client which started with “I hate my job.” My heart aches for this very talented young woman. It […]

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Planning and Winging It: An Awesome Combination

There’s nothing wrong with choosing kiwi and strawberries for your dessert. You don’t have to choose just one. You also don’t have to always rely on outlined steps. Winging it can be very “fruitful” if you combine it with an existing plan. Just one or the other may not be as fulfilling. Say you have […]

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Longing for a Different Career?

Do you ever feel you made the wrong career choice? We all do from time to time. Sometimes the shoulda, woulda, coulda is a more accurate predictor of the truth. Perhaps your career path is on target, but you’re just having a bad day or week. Or maybe you’re longing for a different career but […]

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Rejection? This, Too, Shall Pass

Am I getting spiritual here? Not really. “This, too, shall pass” isn’t from the Bible, the Torah or any other spiritual tome, yet we like to toss it around as if we are dropping comforting pearls of wisdom at a sufferer’s feet. So, how dare I toss this out in response to a career rejection? […]

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Is Your Anxiety Narrowing Your Vision?

We are all anxious from time to time. Sometimes our anxiety and stress can cloud our vision so much so that we can’t see what to do next. It may also cause us to choose the wrong path or say something we wish we had not. Take a deep breath and know that you have […]

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Career Happiness At Your Pace

Sandra decided that she had enough. She wasn’t going to go back into work one more day to feel undervalued, unappreciated and frankly, unhappy. She debated whether she should quit her management position that she’d held for over ten years or hold out until something better came along. Like many of us, Sandra was uncertain […]

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