Month: July 2017

  • Intend to Land Before the Holidays Hit? What You Should Be Doing Right Now!

      I am in as much denial as you that it is August already! My nieces and nephew in Georgia had their first day of school today and one of my Midwest clients’ kids went back two weeks ago. Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into the future. Your brain, like mine, may simply refuse […]

  • Step 6 to Career Happiness: Refine! It is and it isn’t a Numbers Game

      A lot of people do not follow step five to happiness, asking for help, because they assume that the reasons they are not able to land the job that they want after making a concerted effort are beyond their control, or worse, that the problem is them. In other words, they feel beyond help. […]

  • Step 5 to a Happy Career: Action

    Nothing feels better than when you are facing a challenge or trying to achieve something by taking action. But does taking any old action make a difference? Or does it have to be the right one? The answer is they are both right. You may have of heard of a phenomenon called “analysis paralysis.” That […]

  • Step 4 to Career Happiness: Allow, Accept, and Architect

    When you visualize yourself in your ideal future, is there dissonance that makes you resentful, fearful, or even guilty? Does it make sense that if you experience these emotions, you are not able to fully go for it? Actually, you can, but you have to acknowledge these emotions, confront them, and overcome them first. You […]

  • Step 3 to a Happy Career: Freedom!

    Are the people you deem as successful really free? The answer may surprise you. Freedom, by definition, means unrestrained, able to do as one chooses. Some of the most successful people are severely accountable to many people, and while they may have power to make decisions, they have to make them under heavy constraints with […]