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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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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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My Go-To Books for Managing Work & Life

It’s back-to-school time across the U.S. and that means the reality of the daily juggle of being a working parent is back in the forefront of many of our minds. As I looked at my desk the other day, I realized I have been reading (or re-reading) […]

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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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Hitting the Reset Button – Getting Back on Track After a Setback

Reset

To say there was a collective skipping of a beat here in the Northeast this winter is an understatement. Record-breaking snow pummeled us for 5 weeks straight. We are at 108.6 inches and counting in Boston – the snowiest winter on record EVER. School and work were cancelled, […]

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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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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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Am I the only one?

Being alone

Are you worried that you’re alone in your struggles? Do you worry about what’s wrong with you or if you’re human? Here’s a little re-assurance.

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