Guiding Mid-career Professionals to Jobs They Love

Archive for the Career Change Category

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Job search advice

“What am I doing wrong? Why won’t things work out?” My client’s job – a position she had been in for years and truly enjoyed – was being phased out. Suddenly and unexpectedly, she was looking for a new one. The moment she heard the news, she […]

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How to Make a Bold Move in your Career and Life

Start new career

There’s something in the air. All around me clients and friends are making bold career and life changes. Person after person is telling how good it feels to shed the weight of a job that wasn’t meaningful or aligned with their strengths or values. They are saying […]

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3 Ways to Get Past, “I don’t know” and Find a New Career

Something new

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a hundred times. When I ask a new client, “What kind of work do you want to do next?” they almost always say, “I don’t know.” In my 12+ years of coaching, I’ve learned that “I don’t know” is […]

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My Go-To Books for Navigating the Mid-Career Crisis

Book recommendations

I often get asked for recommendations of my go-to books and resources that help someone get through the mid-career crisis. Here are a few of my favorites (click book images for more information): Career Change/Life Purpose Now What? 90 Days to a New Life Direction by Laura […]

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When Fear Holds You Back

Have you heard the line, “Feel the fear and do it anyway”? Here’s some great advice from Leo Babauta who says to start looking at your fears like passing clouds.

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Finding Meaning in Your Work

perspective

If you are struggling to find happiness in your work, perhaps it’s time to dig a little deeper and uncover how you can shift your perspective.

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Action Creates Unexpected Insights

unexpected

Sometimes, taking steps toward a new career can be a lot like walking into a room expecting to find one thing, but finding something completely different instead.

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Evidence of your Vision: Support vs. Squash

Sneaking spy

Are you worried about a change you’re trying to make and have found yourself collecting evidence of why you shouldn’t or can’t do it? Seek evidence that supports your vision, rather than squashing it.

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Successful in Everyone’s Eyes But Your Own

Have you ever felt the tug to move in a new direction in your career, to follow a passion or a dream that you’ve long held dear? Here are some steps you can take to start moving deliberately and courageously in the direction of your new perspective.

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Don't Let Your Career Change Take a Summer Vacation

As summer approaches, my active clients take their foot off the accelerator. It’s hard to ignore the call of the warm sun! But is this really a good time to stop focusing on your goals?

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