Find Your Career Clarity, Anchor and Focus

FINDING FUTURE LEADERS: PERSONALITY MATTERS

Did you know that the average person spends more than 90,000 hours in their lifetime at work? Have you ever asked yourself, what career is right for me? It doesn’t matter the stage of your career, having career uncertainty can negatively impact you in more ways than you may realize. You don’t to be stuck […]

How to Develop Your Executive Presence

HOW TO DEVELOP AN EXECUTIVE PRESENCE: ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS

“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 pay attention to your executive presence. Learn how to […]

Midcareer Crisis or Opportunity?

MIDCAREER CRISIS OR OPPORTUNITY

Have you ever had a midcareer fantasy where you quit your job and go do something new? Many executives secretly admit to their coaches that they’re contemplating midcareer shifts. They may not actively seek change, but they certainly start imagining it. Of LinkedIn’s 610 million members, 25% are active job seekers; 60% are passive job […]

Success Through Goal Setting – Are You in the Top Three Percent?

SUCCESS THROUGH GOAL SETTING – ARE YOU IN THE TOP THREE PERCENT? Clearly defined written goals

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!, there is a study that reveals just how effective written goals can […]

Do You Know Your Strengths?

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.  Throughout the education system and subsequent careers, there’s often been much more attention paid to how to improve and fix our shortcomings rather than enhance our strengths. “Most Americans do not know what their […]

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 each […]

How to Sabotage Your Success

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 […]