Inspiring Gratitude

It’s easy to be overwhelmed, worried or wanting these days.  Many are suffering and in need of more money, a home, a relationship, a good job, more happiness, better health and increased prosperity.  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here’s an inspirational story about a man who, although not expected to live long and not having…

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Is Your Office Space Contributing to Your Success?

Most people don’t consider their physical environment a factor in their success. But what surrounds you reflects your personal brand and sends messages all day long that impact your ability to succeed. What do you want your office to say about you — that you’re stressed, on top of things, capable of handling a promotion,…

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Overwhelmed? How to Stop Doing Too Much Stuff

“I wish I could catch my breath.” “There’s not enough hours in the day.” “I have a ton of stuff to do.” “I need to do this, and this, and this.” “I’m so worn out. I need to get fired up to get all this stuff done.” “I’m so overwhelmed!” We can get to these…

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Stuck in Overwhelm? Tips for Breaking Free

It’s so easy to be overwhelmed with work these days. There’s just way too much to do. Even though its a common situation we all respond to being overwhelmed a little differently. Some of us get ratcheted up and fly around like chickens with their heads cut off trying to keep up. Others get stuck…

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Strategies for Job Seekers – Part 4: Resumes – No Laughing Matter

An impressive resume gets your foot in the door for an interview and it can get you introductions to important contacts. When I moved across country my resume helped me build valuable contacts by getting me in the door for 66 informational interviews in a two month period.   I’ve applied for jobs, reviewed resumes,…

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Strategies for Job Seekers – Part 3: What Do You Want?

If you are without a job or if you’ve decided it’s time to do something different it’s the perfect time to do an assessment to figure out what you want. Career coaches, like me, typically offer formal assessments as part of a career coaching package. There are assessments available for everything imaginable. Some identify your…

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Strategies for Job Seekers – Part 2: Be Ready

No doubt these are challenging times if you’re a job seeker. I know. I’ve been there. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all you have to do to find a job. If results don’t come right away it’s easy to lose your enthusiasm. This second post talks about being ready as a strategy to stay…

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Strategies for Job Seekers – Part 1: Staying Positive

This is an update to an earlier post in October 2010. No doubt these are challenging times if you’re a job seeker.  I know.  I’ve been there.   Finding a job is a job in itself.  It’s easy to be overwhelmed with all of the steps involved in a job search. If results don’t come quickly…

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Want More Balance In Your Life?

One way to get more balance in your life is to find your rejuvenator and give it free reign! What is a Rejuvenator? Rejuvenation is serious business. Without it stress and overwhelm run rampant in our lives. “Your Rejuvenating Identity is a state of mental suspension. It allows you to separate from constantly crafting your…

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Some Welcome Relief

It’s easy to be busy and stressed out these days. A study conducted by LifeCare in May revealed 81 percent of American workers feel overwhelmed with all they have to do at work. I’m always looking for ways for me and my clients to stay balanced and in control of our work days and our…

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