How to Love What You Do: A Guide to Discovering What You Were Born to Do

“I don’t know what I’m supposed to be doing, but I do know this isn’t it.” This can be a frustrating realization, especially for a professional who has the talent, the knowledge, the skills and the abilities to be successful, just like anyone else. Perhaps you are: Not satisfied with your career Hating your job…

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Cure Your Career Blues

Is your job leading you nowhere instead of where you want to be? Are you sacrificing the joy, happiness and meaningful work you’d like to be doing each day for a paycheck in a mind-numbing job instead? Are you acknowledged for what you do? Or do you dread Monday’s and live for Fridays “wishing” you were…

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Are You Getting What You Want From Your Career?

More than any other element, your career satisfaction affects your overall well-being.  Think about it. How you feel about being at work every day impacts your health, your relationships, your finances and your attitude about your life in general. Are you in a job where you’re feeling stuck?  Wondering “what am I supposed to be doing?”  Or…

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Connecting What Matters

“Connecting what matters” … poignant words from someone who knows she wants more meaning in her career.  Tired of being bored to tears every day, feeling drained, not being challenged, and feeling frustrated from not using her talents, she feels like her career is going nowhere fast.   That can happen when we’re not connected to what truly matters.   We start living according…

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How to Find the Road to Freedom In Your Career

“I know what I want to do but I feel like my hands are tied and keeping me from getting where I need to be.” Have you ever felt like this? Trapped in a job you wanted to break free from? I have.  I lived it.  I know how intensely frustrating it is.  I also know if…

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Do You Need a Career Boost?

Is your job so stressful and unrewarding you feel like you’re dying a little each day? Do you feel trapped and stymied at work? Are you dealing with a difficult manager or coworker who makes the 8 or 10 hours a day you spend at work so unbearable you can’t wait to leave … but you…

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To be Happier in Your Career Use Your Gifts

You’ve found the perfect gift for someone when it captures the essence of who they are.  You’ve found the perfect job for you when you use your gifts because they are essential to career happiness. As a career strategist and coach who has guided hundreds of professionals over the years to find career happiness, knowing and using your true gifts can…

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3 Ways to Stop Being a Working Martyr and Be Happier in Your Career

(This article was recently published on LinkedIn.) Are you sacrificing joy, happiness and fulfillment for a job, career or paycheck that isn’t getting you where you want to be? Do you: Hope for something i.e., more interesting work, recognition, reward, a promotion, etc. and find yourself working harder to get it even though you feel…

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3 Reasons to Power Up Your Workspace and Gain Greater Success

Attorneys and high-powered professionals must stay on top of their game to be successful. You need to be able to deal effectively with client issues and complex problems, to juggle competing priorities, to stay focused while working long hours, to generate business, to make appearances, to come up with solutions, and manage family commitments. The…

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Want a Positive Attitude? Check Your Dress and Your Office

Are you “good to go?”  In today’s LinkedIn post Japan Airlines President Yoshiharu Ueki talks about how the clothes you wear impact your confidence, motivation and performance.  If you’ve ever dawned your favorite outfit, or “power suit” the day of an important business meeting, presentation, special event or interview, you know … How You Dress DOES…

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