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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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? ...
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New Year, New Career! How to Make Sure Your Resume Gets You an Interview

Welcome to 2017!  We are one week into the new year and I want to know, what are you going to be doing that’s new this year?  Most people come up with resolutions or list of things they want to do or achieve.  The sad truth is that they usually don’t stick with their plans or accomplish what they desire.  If you’re interested in turning your resolutions into reality, you can read more about that...
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No Hard Feelings – 3 Ways to Release Negative Energy and Move Forward

When was the last time you got really angry?  Was your heart beating fast?  Did you feel like you wanted to explode?  Were you upset with another person, or just a situation in general?  How did you react?  More importantly, were you satisfied with your reaction to the circumstance a day later? I’ve always been a pretty calm person for about 95% of the time.  Prior to becoming a coach and...
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