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Inspiration – change, choice and principles

There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.  Stephen Covey A lot of us fight it, but things are constantly changing and often we pit ourselves against the tide of life waiting for all of our ducks to … Continue reading

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What are your favorite personality assessment tests for career coaching?

In working with career clients, my two favorite personality tests are the Myers-Briggs and the Enneagram.  Together, they tend to cross validate and they also yield a high quality  information that is relatively comprehensive with respect to basic temperament and … Continue reading

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The Disciplined Pursuit of Less I think this article is right on the mark for many of us.  We have available to us an unprecedented amount of freedom.  This often leads to indecisiveness and a deterioration of our efforts into … Continue reading

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Networking Tips for Everyone

It’s a reality of today’s job market that you must network.  Simply sending out resumes and hoping for the best will not do it.  You have to build relationship capital and leverage it toward your goal of finding a job. … Continue reading

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What are your feelings about looking for a job during a recession or down time?

I understand it’s a bad economy and many people are struggling.  However, during any economy there are lots of people who make money and manage to achieve their goals.  Even during the great depression there were people who adjusted to … Continue reading

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What tips do you have for newly minted managers?

The role of an individual contributor is different from that of a manager. Many people find themselves in over their heads at the beginning of taking on this new role. Many people have difficulty sleeping and/or relaxing. These reactions are … Continue reading

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What is the biggest mistake you see people make in exploring new careers?

Generally, the biggest problem people encounter is their resistance to staying in a place of uncertainty.  They end their inquiry prematurely and try to come to a decision too fast.  I try to help people become more comfortable with being … Continue reading

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