Unleash the Power of Networking to Skyrocket Your Career

Unleash the Power of Networking to Skyrocket Your Career

“The path to success is forged by meeting people through other people.” Unleashing the power of networking is undeniable in business and in life. It’s all about connecting with others and creating deep and meaningful relationships that matter. You can make your dream job a reality with the right strategies and an open mind. As […]

How to Research a Company

How to Research a Company

We’ve all been there — you see a job that looks perfect for you, and you jump into the application process without thinking it through. It’s an easy mistake to make but a costly one. Planning out company research before applying for a job is essential to assess your fit for the role and the […]

How to Write a Cover Letter That Lands an Interview

In today’s competitive job market, crafting a cover letter is more important than ever. Most job seekers understand the importance of a cover letter, but writing a cover letter that will make a lasting impression on a potential employer can be challenging. A good cover letter is a difference between getting your foot in the […]

How to Answer: Tell Me About Yourself

Interview question Tell me about yourself

Getting ready for a job interview? Knowing how to effectively answer the question, “Tell me about yourself,” is key to making a great first impression. With proper preparation, you can craft an impressive elevator pitch to help you stand out. In this blog post, we will discuss the 4-part elevator pitch formula (delivered in In […]

Effective Strategies to Get Promoted at Work

Effective Strategies to Get Promoted at Work

Looking to move up the corporate ladder? You’ve been working hard at your job for a while now and it’s finally time to get promoted at work. You’ll need to demonstrate you’re promotion-ready. But how can you make sure that you’re the one who gets the next big raise or title change? Here are a […]

5 Types of Effective Influencing Styles

Effective Influencing Styles

Influential leaders are constant learners with an innate sense of curiosity that often drives them to learn and grow. The ability to influence is an essential leadership skill and a core component of how leaders build trust and increase their influence with others. It allows for everyone to work with different communication and influencing styles […]

How to Negotiate Salary with Confidence

Salary Research Guide, Resources and Tools

If you’re considering a career change or looking to move up in your current job, it’s essential to know the target salary for the position and how to negotiate salary with confidence. As you prepare to discuss your salary expectations during an interview, knowing what the company budgeted for the position and understanding the industry […]

The Power of Self Check-in

I discovered the amazing power of self check-in to help make decisions about my future. Some of us dream of having the confidence to pursue our dreams and goals. The reality is that this isn’t always easy, especially if you feel like your life is out of control or unsure of where you want it […]

6 Tips to Help You Nail Your Next Job Interview

Job interview questions and answers

As the saying goes, fail to prepare, prepare to fail – your interview! So, how should you prepare for your interview presentation? In this blog post, we share expert tips that will help you ace your next interview. The first step is to do your research to find out as much as possible about the […]

Ultimate Job Interview Preparation Guide: Research and Planning

The Best Job Interview Preparation Guide: Part One (Pre-Interview) - Landing a job interview

Landing a job interview–especially when it’s with your dream job–can carry a lot of emotions. It’s exciting, intimidating, and full of incredible potential. Whether you’re confident when meeting new people or you feel incredibly anxious at the thought of a formal interview, the job interview preparation guide will help you prepare for the pre-interview phase, […]

What To Do if You’re Stuck in the Wrong Career


An average person spends more than 90,000 hours in their lifetime at work. Why stay stuck in the wrong career path? Have you ever asked yourself, what career is right for me? It doesn’t matter the stage of your career, feeling stuck in the wrong career or having uncertainty about your career can negatively impact […]

How to Develop Executive Presence and Inspire Confidence


“Executive presence begins in your head. It resides in how you think about yourself, your abilities, your environment, and your potential.” ~ Kristi Hedges, The Power of Presence: Unlock Your Potential to Influence and Engage Others. In order to flourish in your career, you’ll need to fine-tune and strengthen your executive presence. Learning how to […]

Midcareer Crisis or Opportunity?


Is midcareer crisis knocking at you? Have you ever had a fantasy where you quit your job and go do something new? Many executives secretly admit to their coaches that they’re contemplating midcareer change or a shift. As they face midcareer crisis, they may not actively seek change, but they certainly start imagining it. Of […]

Goal-Setting for Success


Do you have clearly defined written goals? Or, are they just in your head? Research shows that people who write out their goals end up achieving them and have higher incomes, success, and life satisfaction. According to Brian Tracy in his book Goals!, a study reveals just how effective written goals can be. Here is […]

Finding Future Leaders: Why Leadership Personality Matters

Finding Future Leaders: understand leadership personality

Given the financial and societal impact of global business, there’s an urgent need to understand leadership personality. If we fail to appreciate how leaders’ personalities influence strategic decisions, we risk selecting leaders who are incapable of setting an organization’s direction. Think about it. We are amidst great social, economic, scientific and political change. Intelligent approaches count more […]

Winning the War for Leadership Talent

Winning the war for leadership talent: Succession Planning to Fill the Pipeline

The demand for leadership talent greatly exceeds the supply. Few firms are prepared for what the McKinsey consulting firm has called the “war for talent.” “A common organizational mindset is to view jobs as ‘work to be done’ and not as developmental assignments.” – Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter and James Noel in The Leadership Pipeline, […]

Do You Know Your Strengths?


Most of us have a poor sense of our talents and strengths yet are acutely aware of our weaknesses and flaws. When you know your strengths and use them daily, you feel capable, driven and self-assured. Throughout the education system and subsequent careers, there’s often been much more attention paid to how to improve and fix […]

In Search of Self Confidence

Self confidence: influence others, get more promotions, earn more money

Even successful people want more self confidence. People who exude self-assurance easily influence others, get more promotions, earn more money, and seem to have more fun and success. Some people naturally seem to have it; perhaps they were born lucky with the right kind of parents. However, no one gives you self-confidence; it is something […]

How to Sabotage Your Success


Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. ~ George Herman “Babe” Ruth As an executive coach, I am privy to clients’ stories of success and failure. I’ve noticed over the years that they commonly share one highly destructive behavior: self-sabotage. Few of us realize how frequently self-sabotaging beliefs creep into our decisions—sometimes […]

The Art of Making Tough Decisions


In a time when “flattening the curve” requires universal participation, when, how, and who to re-open requires tough decisions. Wise business leadership is needed more than ever before. There’s no shortage of talks, posts, or tweets on our need for wise, capable leaders who pursue the common good; who balance big-picture thinking with next-step management. […]