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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Overcoming Rejection on the Job Hunt

“I just don’t understand why I’m not getting picked!” she said. “I’ve got the skills. The interviewer liked me. I liked her.  She even told me I was a top candidate.  What am I doing wrong?” As a career strategist who has helped hundreds of professionals find more meaningful careers and land jobs that are…

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Is Your Office Supporting Your Executive Presence or Sabotaging it?

It’s been said that Executive Presence is the factor that gets you noticed, forges trusting relationships and gets others on board with your vision and message.  But few professionals realize or fully utilize their true presence potential.  In fact, Forbes reported a study of over 4,000 leaders found that over 25 percent of an executive’s…

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10 Habits You Must Quit to Be Happy at Your Job – Part I

Would you like to be happier in your job?  I’m adapting Angel Chernoff’s 10 Habits You Must Quit to Be Happy  to show you new habits you can put in place to be happier at work.  As we know, how we feel in one area of our life spills over into the others. Being happier…

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How to Get Lucky In Your Career

Do you believe some people are just luckier than others when it comes to finding a great job or getting promoted on the job?  Noted Psychologist, Richard Wiseman, who studies luck says “Luck is not a magical ability or a gift from the gods … it is a way of thinking and behaving.” Dr. Wiseman…

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Career Women Want and Need Love Too …

As a career woman you are probably all too familiar with the challenges of handling work and all you have on your plate AND being able to find some balance in your life for love and play too.  I’m happy to share these valuable tips in my recent article Career Women Need Love Too:  Finding…

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7 Ways to Love a Job You Hate

If you hate your job, you’re not the only one.  According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace Report published in June of 2013 only 30% of the 150,000 people surveyed were engaged and inspired at work.  With overwhelming workloads, rampant stress and burn out affecting nearly everyone — from bosses to co-workers — it’s…

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Breaking Bad (Habits) to Step Into Your Greatness

If you were a fan of TV’s Breaking Bad you probably remember how painstaking it was to watch Walter White continue his lucrative bad habit of making drugs even when he had tons of money and it brought him and his family tremendous grief.  In his book, The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg, points out habits…

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