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

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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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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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Action Creates Unexpected Insights

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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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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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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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