The idea of “negotiating” is nerve wracking for many people, especially when it is something as personal as your “salary”. It is tough to know how much to push and when to back [...]
You’ve missed your daughter’s dance recital and your son’s soccer game this week. You can’t remember when you last sat down and ate a complete meal without texting or checking your phone. Speaking of phones, [...]
I am fascinated with business, especially start-ups—the unlimited potential, the excitement of ideas and possibilities, the challenge, and all the learning. The risks, I am not as crazy about and the wild ride of emotions [...]
Searching for a job can be emotionally exhausting. You send in dozens of applications and resumes and the response is a “deafening silence”. Then you finally get an interview and you think it went well, [...]
In the U.S. we are known for having a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and I think it has been growing even stronger in the past 10-15 years. Individuals in their 20’s are inspired by all the [...]
Job searching at any age is grueling. Sending resumes in response to online postings is like sending them into a deep dark hole—never to be seen or read again. It is hard to get generic [...]
If you are over 50 and job hunting, it is important to value what you bring and also be aware of your audience and how they might perceive you. They don’t want to hear an [...]
Just like older folks have stereotypes of younger people, the reverse is also true. Most of the prejudices will not be stated verbally, but you sense some of them when you apply for jobs. These [...]
In my coaching work with clients, the “over 50” individuals who are wanting to change jobs or careers, or who have been unemployed for a while are often dealing with one or several of the [...]
How long have you been secreting wanting a change in your life? Are you daydreaming of a life that reflects more of who you really are? Would you feel vulnerable speaking your desires aloud to [...]
I know a woman named Monica who loves her creative job but gets headaches dealing with the politics of a large company. Joanne loves her work but dislikes the chaos in her start-up company and [...]
More and more individuals are looking for creative ways to start their own business. With recent layoffs, challenges finding new employment, the loss of retirement as an option for most, and growing frustration for many [...]
What you seek is seeking you.
To love what you do and feel that it matters–how could anything be more fun.