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Myth Debunked: You Can’t Be Anything You Want When You Grow Up

Myth Debunked

“You can be whatever you want when you grow up.” I can still hear my parents‘ voices echoing in my head from as far back as I can remember. Honestly, it’s this promise that drew me over 20 years ago to my career, first as a recruiter […]

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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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If You Can’t Leave Your Job, Start Loving It

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Many times throughout the course of our careers, we hit points where we no longer love the work we’re doing. Things feel stale and routine or we feel exhausted from doing work that drains us. If the timing isn’t right for a career change, we may feel […]

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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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Mid-Career Do’s & Don’ts

Mid-career climb

Do you ever feel stuck in your corporate role, worried that you won’t be able to advance to a more senior position? Here are some key Do’s and Don’ts to keep in mind if you are interested in advancing your career within the company.

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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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Appreciative Inquiry Turns the Tide of a Career

When something seems “broken” how can you change your perspective and get moving forward again?

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Telling "the Story" of Being Fired

If you were fired from your previous job, these steps can help you maximize your success in landing a new job.

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