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The Top 10 Client Lessons of 2018

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Top 10 Client Lessons of 2018

The Top 10 Client Lessons of 2018

As each year comes to a close many professionals start to reflect on their successes and disappointments.  Oftentimes they use these experiences to decide if they had a “good year” or a “bad year.”  These thoughts might even influence their future new years resolutions.  Do you beat yourself up about things that went wrong during the year?  Instead of judging yourself harshly, think about any setbacks you had as lessons to learn from.  I’ve compiled a list of the top lessons our career and business coaching clients learned this year.   1....

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How to Develop Your Leadership Skills at Work

Posted by on Jul 26, 2018 in Business, Career, Transitions Coaching | Comments Off on How to Develop Your Leadership Skills at Work

How to Develop Your Leadership Skills at Work

Leader- A person or thing that holds a dominant or superior position within its field, and is able to exercise a high degree of control or influence over others. Are you a leader or a follower?  Being a leader doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be a C-level executive or even a mid-level manager.  Traditionally, most people think of leaders as having a certain level of status or authority.  However, a leader could be an employee with no direct reports who has the ability to motivate and inspire their coworkers. ...

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The Key to Success That No One Talks About

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Business, Career, Transitions Coaching | Comments Off on The Key to Success That No One Talks About

The Key to Success That No One Talks About

Success – 1. The favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one’s goals. 2. The attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like.   The concept of success is one of the most scrutinized and debated topics today.  Therefore, I encourage you to focus on what success means to YOU.  Success to the manager within a Fortune 500 company could mean that their team reaches performance goals and they secure a $5K bonus.  While success to the small business owner might mean...

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What I’ve learned from 5 Years in Coaching – 5 Tips to Help You Stay in Business

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Business, Career, Transitions Coaching | Comments Off on What I’ve learned from 5 Years in Coaching – 5 Tips to Help You Stay in Business

What I’ve learned from 5 Years in Coaching – 5 Tips to Help You Stay in Business

I recently crossed my fifth year mark as a coach.  It’s easy to remember back when I began studying to become a coach and get my certification.  I was full of passion and zeal for helping other people, along with a desire to escape from the golden handcuffs of my last job.  For those who aren’t familiar with golden handcuffs, that’s when you have a job that’s paying you a lot of money, but it is controlling your life and you feel chained to it. In my current practice, I empower ambitious professionals to...

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I Just Got the Job! 3 Ways to Show Your Leadership Skills and Grow in Your New Role

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Career, Millennial Employees, Transitions Coaching, Uncategorized | Comments Off on I Just Got the Job! 3 Ways to Show Your Leadership Skills and Grow in Your New Role

I Just Got the Job!  3 Ways to Show Your Leadership Skills and Grow in Your New Role

You’ve been planning incessantly.  You implemented a job search strategy by sending out more resumes than you could even count and aced the interview!  Congratulations!  Months (or years) of work has finally paid off and you are in your dream job.  You might celebrate for a while, and then realize this new chapter in your career has just begun.  Its up to you to collaborate with your new colleagues, excel with assigned projects, and make a good impression with your manager. Now, you’re thinking about being...

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The Ultimate Job Search Group!

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Career, Fly High, Transitions Coaching | Comments Off on The Ultimate Job Search Group!

The Ultimate Job Search Group!

Are you looking for a new job? Are you trying to transition into a new career? If you are searching for a new position, it’s not uncommon to feel lonely, frustrated, and overwhelmed by all of the technology and things to do. If you are fortunate enough to land an interview, then you have the task of showing what makes you different from the twenty other candidates vying for the same role. Finding a new job or transitioning careers can be time-consuming, isolating, and hard! It usually takes most professionals somewhere between 3-9...

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5 Negotiation Secrets to Get What You Want

Posted by on Jul 29, 2017 in Business, Career, Transitions Coaching | Comments Off on 5 Negotiation Secrets to Get What You Want

5 Negotiation Secrets to Get What You Want

  When you think about negotiation, what comes to mind?  Most people are overcome by some combination of fear, doubt, or worry.  That’s completely understandable because the fact that you’re in a negotiation means you have something important on the line.  Usually you’re discussing a major opportunity with money involved like a job salary, business deal, or even a house.  This is a time where you might physically feel uncomfortable with knots in your stomach, sweaty palms, and overall...

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Do I Need A Business Coach? 3 Myths That Might Be Holding You Back

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Business, Fly High, Transitions Coaching | Comments Off on Do I Need A Business Coach? 3 Myths That Might Be Holding You Back

Do I Need A Business Coach?  3 Myths That Might Be Holding You Back

During the last two years of business our profile has raised a bit.   More people are starting to reach out, want to talk to me, or go to out to lunch.  While it’s great that our marketing campaigns are working and we are reaching more prospects, I’ve also noticed that a lot of individuals simply want to “pick my brain” as a business coach.  I’m truly humbled that professionals are interested in my feedback and value my opinion, but I’ve also noticed that many people just want free...

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3 Ways LinkedIn Can Transform Your Professional Life

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Business, Career, Transitions Coaching, Young Professionals Coaching | Comments Off on 3 Ways LinkedIn Can Transform Your Professional Life

3 Ways LinkedIn Can Transform Your Professional Life

  Do you have a current LinkedIn profile?  If so, is does it present you in a professional light and generate activity to help you reach your career goals?  If your answer to either of the previous questions is no, then READ THIS ARTICLE.  You will learn why LinkedIn is so vital in the business world today and how to maximize it.  Did you know that if someone types your name into Google the first thing that will come up is your LinkedIn profile?  The reality is that whether you’re an employee applying for jobs or a business owner...

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My Top 10 Secrets of a Career Coach

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Career, Fly High, Millennial Employees, Transitions Coaching, Young Professionals Coaching | Comments Off on My Top 10 Secrets of a Career Coach

My Top 10 Secrets of a Career Coach

I facilitate a lot of workshops within companies to help groups in certain areas like leadership development, communication, and time management.  After completing the workshop, people usually come up and ask me questions or make comments about the content.  By far the number one question I get asked afterwards by employees (who pull me to the side) is, do you do resumes and career coaching?  It’s estimated that 70% of people are disengaged at work!  The questions I get asked inside of companies prove it.  Most professionals are unhappy and a...

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