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Align Your Vision and Brand to Achieve Your Goals

Before you know it we’ll heading into the end of the year and people will be creating their vision and goals for the new year. One of the most overlooked ways to help accelerate those vision and goals is to create a personal brand that will support you and aligns with your goals.   Psychologists […]

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Think Twice Before You “Like” That Post

On the recent season of the Bachelorette, the winner was criticized for liking highly inflammatory posts on Instagram. Even though he issued an apology the backlash to his reputation was continued to linger.   Last year the BBC reported on a landmark case in Switzerland about a man who liked the wrong posts. The court […]

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The First Step to Mapping Your Career or Business Plan

When you think of a traditional business plan, you probably think of pages of text, graphs and confusing stats and numbers. You know, the kind of thing you’d nervously push across the desk to a bank officer in hopes of securing a loan. Similarly, a career plan that list the results of job searches, contacts, […]

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4 Strategies to Master Your Career Transitions

There was a time when career paths were clearly defined. If lucky, you’d be hired on with a good company and progress to higher levels at the appropriate times. Ultimately, you’d retire having dedicated your prime years to the company.  Those days have long disappeared. It’s no longer about company loyalty but about loyalty to […]

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The Reality of Making a Career Transition

You ever get that tingling feeling in your soul when the alarm goes off signaling it’s time to go to work? You may even hear a little voice in your head that says, “go ahead and start that new business,” or “now would be the perfect time to take that certification course,” or maybe, “apply […]

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Tap Into Your Past to Discover Your Purpose

When we grow up we tend to get told that the world is the way that it is and that our life should go as follows…go to school and get good grades, go to college, get a nice job, get married, have kids, save a little money to retire etc… I call BS! Life doesn’t […]

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Branding Outside of Your 9-5

It used to be that your identity was wrapped into your job. In fact, I believe people still suffer from that today. When you’re identity is tied to your title, job or career you fail to see the possibility of other options. You fail to see the breadth and depth of all you have to […]

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4 Questions to Figure Out Your Purpose

Recently I came upon a Japanese concept called “Ikigai” that presented to me by my mentor Marissa Murgatroyd.  Translated it means “the reason for being” or as we like to say…your purpose. It’s believed that when you discover your ikigai you’ll find your purpose in life. I learned about this concept in the context of […]

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Stop Pretending and Find the Work You Love

Today on my monthly segment on AMNW I was at the table with host Helen Raptis talking careers. Not a topic I usual come on to discuss, but with my work focusing more and more on career transitions, I thought it was an important one to cover.   My clients are professional women that come […]

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3 Ways to Make the Best of a Job You Hate

Are you one of the 85% of people in the world who dreads Monday morning?? Everyone, at one time or another, has been unhappy in their job. In fact, if you’ve gone through your life without hating at least one job, then you’ve lived a charmed life. One of the driving forces behind my becoming […]