Month: April 2016

  • “Why Did You Become a Career Coach?”

    A client asked me last week, “Why did you become a coach?” My simple answer at the time was, “I get to help make people’s lives better.” Often when I tell my story, recalling the moments when I started to realize that recruiting was really not bringing me fulfillment, I remember a couple of months […]

  • The #1 Mistake Job Seekers Make That Get Them Stuck

      So you have decided that now is the time to start taking action to change your career circumstances. You sort through old files, dig up the old résumé, and realize that it has not been updated in years. You struggle to remember everything that you did. For a moment you doubt if you are […]

  • Stop Suffering in Silence…NOW!

    I don’t know if I like April anymore. At all. Two years ago after the passing of my nephew on his 28th birthday, I urged you to take immediate action to make yourself happier and more fulfilled in the 40 hours you spend at work. This week a 22-year-old and a 41-year-old were buried on […]

  • 2 Common Networking Mistakes and a Formula to Train Your Network to Be a Job Lead Generation Army

    I seem to repeat this almost every day – you cannot be everything to everyone. You can try, but you will eventually fall short in something. It becomes very difficult to maintain the persona of someone who is equally strong in a diverse range of competencies. Even if you land the job (and it may […]