Achievement: What Does Smiling Have to Do With It?

I don’t know about you, but I’m not a fan of grocery shopping. I am however, an expert at reading environments and advising my clients how to make their work spaces more productive, inviting, empowering and profitable. That’s why a local grocery store captured my attention. I always feel good in there. An early morning…

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Five Easy Steps for Getting Your Career Back on Track

Are you feeling stressed, burned out, or like you’re going nowhere in your career? If you find yourself constantly complaining about your job to family, friends and co-workers, it may be time to set a new career direction. Here’s five easy steps for getting your career back on track: Review these 11 Signs Your Career…

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Stressed Out? Five Quick Tips to Help You Chill

It’s summer and the living should be easy – right? These days almost everyone is stressed about something — jobs, money, the economy, health, etc. It takes conscious effort to stay in a peaceful state of mind in today’s world.  Here are five tips you can try for chilling out: In her book “99 Things…

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Overwhelmed at Work? Up Your Energy

If you’re like most of  us, you’re overwhelmed with work on a daily basis. What’s the secret to being able to effectively manage all you have to do with all you have on your plate? There are many tips for conquering overwhelm that I share with my clients, but one key element for success is…

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Are you Finding a Job or Building a Career?

“What Career Seekers Need to Know” a teleseminar this week brought up some enlightening points about finding the work that is right for you. (Contact me if you’d like a recording of it.) It brought to mind a conversation with Tom, a parent seeking advice about how his son, a college graduate, could find a…

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Happy Graduation! Some Hot Tips for Finding a Job

If you’re a recent college graduate – congratulations! Do you know your next steps for finding a job and starting your career? When you graduate it’s easy to feel like all the hard work is done and you’ve earned your entree into the job market. Having a degree does make it easier to qualify for…

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What?! Step Away to Get More Done?

If you like getting things done it’s easy to convince yourself the most productive way to go after it is to sit at your desk, focus, and plow through whatever is on your plate until you are finished. I don’t know about you, but I’ve spent hours chained to my desk due to this mindset.…

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Burn Out: Beat it Before It Beats You

If you’re a high-powered career woman, you know what it takes to stay ahead of the competition — dedication, focus, a willingness to take everything on, travel, extra hours, maneuvering in a lean and mean environment. I lived this lifestyle. What I didn’t realize was, this can be the road to burn out if you’re…

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Believing You can Create Your Career Path

“Of all the forces that hold women back, however, none are as powerful as entrenched beliefs” … states a new McKinsey report, “Unlocking the Full Potential of Women in the US Economy,” by Joanna Barsh. As my clients and I work together to find the right job that resonates with who they really are and…

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Overwhelmed at Work? Tips for Asking for Help

If you’re feeling overwhelmed at work, you’re not alone. My research shows that the majority of professionals I surveyed felt overwhelmed 50 to 75 percent of their work week.  This New York Times article “It’s Not Mount Everest. It’s My Workload,” provides some tips to keep in mind when you need to ask for help.…

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