My Career Epiphany

People have been asking me to share a bit about my own personal career epiphany. So here goes… I like to tell people that I “escaped professional misery” in 1997. But believe me, it was a long road getting there! After graduating from college, I struggled to find a professional job. Eventually, through a temporary [...]

You can’t win a new game playing by the old rules

Time and time again, as I’m teaching classes, I hear the frustration and desperation of countless talented people who simply can’t find a job playing by the old rules of job searching.  Wallpapering the town with dozens of resumes seems to yield few, if any, actual job interviews. It’s not that the work isn’t out [...]

Putting Your Dreams on Hold

Please read this blog post by Matt Cheuvront the next time you say something along the lines of, “Yeah, but, you have to be realistic!” Dare to be Bold *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Image: graur razvan ionut /

Why the World Needs Your Gift

It’s hardly a big secret: The world is changing rapidly.  Not just the world of work – but the entire world. For example: just 15 years ago, the internet was an unknown quantity to most of us.  Today, most of us organize our worklife – in fact, our life in general – around this ubiquitous, [...]

Get a Clue about the Right Career for You!

Feel like you could do anything if you only knew what it was? I have a few important ideas up my sleeve and I’m getting ready to share them with you… In April’s Free Teleclass, you’ll learn about all the clues you have to find and put together to solve your career puzzle! Don’t wait [...]

Unskilled Ain’t What It Used To Be

How do you stand out from the crowd and create more job security? Seth Godin has a pretty great starting point to consider: Unskilled Labor *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Today’s anonymous image provided by: Grauer Razvan

Are You Happy Zagging?

Are you job-seeking? If so, are you following the conventional job search advice that you find online? Might want to re-think this approach. If you’re doing what everyone else is doing, then you’re not standing out in the crowd. How will you ever be seen for the incredible asset that you are? Consider the merits [...]

What’s Haunting You?

There’s no way around it… You have a past and its contents are haunting you! Question is, how spooked are you? On the general subject of what’s slowing you down, standing in your way, or stopping you altogether from having the career of your dreams… Your past is most likely the number one culprit. Maybe [...]

5 Great Reasons to Be Fired

You’re Fired! In most cultures, this is a bone-chilling phrase… and I know that there are times when this is the absolute last thing you want to hear… …believe me, I know! But wait! Could there be more than a few times when it’s the best news possible? Here’s a list of 5 great reasons [...]

What’s the Antidote to Boredom and Apathy?

Have you written down what you want to experience and/or achieve with the time you have left? I met with a 16-year-old last week who mentioned that she has a bucket list! At 16 !!! Some people might feel a bucket list is a bit pessimistic (since it’s acknowledging your eventual death) but I think [...]