Should You Be Able to Make 6-Figures Only Working 4 Hours a Week?

Should you be able to make 6-figures only working 4 hours a week? This is a surprising hot-button for a lot of people I meet. Several years ago, Tim Ferriss wrote a book called, The 4-Hour Workweek. His premise is that if we only did what only we can do and off-loaded the rest of [...]

The Death of Meaningful Work

I woke up in a slight panic at 3 am this morning. The questions running through my head were, “Has this down economy scared everyone so much that they’re abandoning their dream of doing meaningful work? Are we witnessing the slow death of meaningful work?” I know that seems alarmist (as do most thoughts at [...]

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 [...]

Your Gift

The world needs your gift – go out and give it! That’s been my mantra for “my people” for quite a while now. What does it really mean? Your “gift” is what you do to create the change you wish to see in the world. Which begs the question… Do you know the change you [...]

Where is Your Art?

Seth Godin writes: “Art is not in the eye of the beholder, it’s in the heart of the artist.” If an artist creates and never shows it to anyone does that mean it’s not art? If those who behold what you create and don’t call it art, are they right? Create, create, create! The world [...]

Sitting on a Goldmine

Do you realize that you are sitting on a goldmine? You are talented. You are passionate. You have a way with people. No one else sees the world the same way you do. You are a unique blend of experiences, training and influences. You have great, original ideas. You have a gift to give the [...]