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Your Relationship With Yourself

By |December 14th, 2017|

Are you one of those people who reads countless books on how to “fix” your partner so you can finally enjoy a life filled with peace, serenity, and happiness? If so, stop it. Everything you need to know to fix your relationship can be summed up with your answer to this question:

What is my relationship status with…myself?

That’s […]

Focus, Expectations, and Intentions

By |December 7th, 2017|

What an epic failure I am.

Everything I set out to do didn’t work out.

Somewhere I got off track and totally lost focus.

I’m done.

I’ve heard these lame excuses so often from my clients, I’ve lost count. And no matter how often I’ve heard them, they still bother me. Because once again, it means […]

Professional Work Attitude: The Four Agreements

By |November 30th, 2017|

“Knowing your true self will help you work more effectively to reach your goals. It will lead you down the road to success. It will bring you a calmness that will improve your attitude and your relationships with others.” – Author Unknown
What a great quote, huh? I agree 100%. When you show up to work (and […]

Feed What You Want to Grow, Starve What You Don’t

By |November 22nd, 2017|

When I grow tired of it cluttering up my mind and heart, I want to choke it and watch it die. So I reach inside myself, wrap my imaginary fingers around it, and start squeezing, squeezing, squeezing until it has completely disintegrated. It feels so good to finally rid myself of…negativity.

Had you going there for […]

Getting Along With Your Peers

By |November 16th, 2017|

Having the best job in the world isn’t worth even the highest salary if you aren’t happy. And one of the most common reasons for job satisfaction or low workplace morale is because of the relationships we have with our colleagues, supervisors, other departmental employees, etc. In fact, many people say the reason they leave a job is due to […]

Social Media: Career Booster or Buster?

By |November 9th, 2017|

Angelina had everything she’d ever wanted. She worked hard as a dedicated prosecuting attorney, and was up for a promotion to partner in her law firm. She had high-profile cases and a 95% conviction rate. She had just purchased a new condo in a high-rise apartment building in Manhattan, and was a rising star with […]

Making Yourself Unfireable – The Top 20 List

By |November 2nd, 2017|

There is no such thing as “job security” anymore. Gone are the days where an employee can enter a new job at an organization and expect to spend the next 30 years at that company, stopping only when he or she hits the retirement age.

Job changes are common, as are layoffs, budget cuts, organizational changes, […]

Your Personal Biography and Profile: Is It Serving or Harming You?

By |October 26th, 2017|

Let’s face it. We all love to talk about ourselves when given the opportunity. And when we do, sometimes we may find ourselves overstating our achievements, talents, skills, etc., or perhaps “pumping up” our stories with fancy adjectives and action verbs that make them seem much better than reality. Then before we know it, these […]

Getting Engaged – Are You Being the Best You Can Be in Your Current Role?

By |October 19th, 2017|

Responsibility and accountability: these are the top two things every employee should embrace to be successful in their roles.

But there is also one more (possibly bigger) thing every employee needs to bring with them to work every day: Engagement.

No, not that kind of engagement—no shiny rings required here! The kind of engagement we’re talking about […]

Loving Through a Loss

By |October 11th, 2017|

Grief comes in many forms. Some people grieve over a lost family member or pet. Others over lost friendships or even lost jobs from 20 years ago. (It’s true! It happens all the time.) Any type of loss can cause temporary grief. That’s part of life.

But it’s what we do after that loss that affects what happens next […]