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I have gathered several things (quotes, pictures, baubles, etc.) over the years that sit on the corner of my office desk (and all around my home). They serve as reminders of who I am and who I want to become. One of the things I placed there recently is a notecard with the following question: […]

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Self-Care

May 30, 2021

What Place Do You Want to Make Decisions From?

I hear it time and time again. “Can you help me with my resume?” My response is almost always the same. “Yes, I can and I will but we won’t start there.” Your resume is not the best place to start when conducting a job search or contemplating a career transition. I understand the attraction […]

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Resume

May 15, 2021

Don’t Start With the Resume! Start with Yourself Instead

Thanks to Ashley S. Freeman, MBA and Flourishing Work LLC for having me as a guest blogger to write about how to thrive in challenging times! Ashley is a thoughtful and caring collaborator and an example of how to choose joy in your career. #careers #careerpivot #choosejoy #jobsearch

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Self-Care, vision

September 17, 2020

How Strong Are Your Choice Muscles? Tips to help you thrive during challenging times (Guest Blog at Flourishing Work LLC)

Last week in one of my local mom groups, a mom reached out to ask if she could help match those in need of help with expenses with those who have extra funds to share. In that simple (and thoughtfully kind) message, she was able to coordinate helping 24 community members with over $3,000 in […]

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Joy, Self-Care, vision

August 10, 2020

How Can We Pay It Forward Today?

“And while we’re here, let’s get to our work!” Wes Moore closes his powerful Super Soul Sunday talk with these words having explained the importance in knowing the difference between our job and our work. Do these words excite you? Terrify you? Do they make you “nervicited” as my daughter likes to say? (nervous and […]

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Joy, Resume, Self-Care, vision

July 5, 2020

What’s Your Work? Can You Name It?

It is generally expected that most professionals have a profile on LinkedIn. No, it’s not like Facebook or other social media platforms so don’t use it that way. It should convey your personal brand and strengths. LI is also a platform for professional networking. It is a critical tool for those conducting a job search. […]

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Joy, Self-Care, vision

May 26, 2019

LinkedIn Tips

If you are unhappy in your career, read the fantastic article The Very First Step to Take to Change Your Career and then reach out and let me support you in making a change.

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Joy, Resume, Self-Care, vision

March 29, 2019

Feeling Stuck and Unhappy?

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