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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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Communication is Key for Therapy Industry Interview Success

Interview success in the therapy field requires the demonstration of a most important industry skill – communication. Whether your expertise lies in child psychology or behavioral therapy, possessing the natural ability to communicate with clients, team members, and the community, is imperative for both career and interview success. Therapists understand that communication is the primary vehicle for […]

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3 Ways to Put Your Skills To Work For Job Satisfaction

According to the Society of Human Resources Management 2012 Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey, employees are more satisfied when they have regular opportunities to utilize their skills at work. In fact, 63% of respondents put this at the top of their list for job satisfaction over compensation and pay. Project ownership, organizational contribution and […]

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Don’t Tread On Me

I recently finished a best-selling business book which I found insightful and peppered with thought-provoking inspiration. However, despite the riveting read, I couldn’t shake the tone of the “attention-grabbing” introduction. Within this section, the author, an “expert” in his field, continuously insulted those in the helping profession. “Who needs a therapist?” he queried and “What […]

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A Philadelphia Story

The comparison struck me. “What do you think?” I asked my client. “I love it.” Her enthusiastic reply was quickly followed with details reinforcing her evident flattery at being compared to Katherine Hepburn. “I love donning crisp wool trousers, a silk blouse and pearls and wielding my Monte Blanc pen. It’s who I am.” My […]

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Do You Have the “Crazy Gene”?

“Crazy” may be the new black when it comes to leveraging leadership beyond the norm. If you’re a skilled and savvy leader set on revitalizing a division, organization or brand, then perhaps you’re genetically predisposed to success. “Crazy,” of course, conjures up many definitions, but as defined by Daniel Birnbaum, CEO of SodaStream International, the […]

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“Shhh, I’m Looking for a New Job” – 6 Tips for Discreet Networking

When it comes to finding a new position, there are distinct advantages to being gainfully employed. For one, your skills are in demand, being utilized and you have a proven track record. But when it’s time to change careers, how do you network for a new position without clueing everyone in? Network now. One of the […]

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10 Tips for Networking Rehabilitation

The word “networking” can make many cringe. Somewhere along the line, this vital process in career advancement garnered a tainted reputation, a few battle scars, and an unjustifiably abused moniker. Perhaps, it stems from those who’ve misused networking to gain unfair advantages in their graceless quest to climb the corporate ladder. Or maybe networking’s a […]

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Executive Resume: C-Level Style

When working with executives on their career portfolio, I always ask for their target company. At the C level (or equivalent), resumes are typically submitted only by request, or through a thought leader’s savvy negotiation. Therefore catering the document to reflect the organizational style will not only ensure a great fit, but a strong understanding […]

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