39 results for author: Kathy Caprino


The Top 5 Reasons We Wait too Long to Do What’s Right

Throughout my 36 years of working, I’ve experienced one very chronic pattern – I’ve tended to wait far too long (years, in certain cases) to do what I instinctively knew was right or that I deeply longed to do. Whether it was staying in business ...
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6 Mindsets That Will Help You Achieve Your Biggest Dream

Working with people who can't wait to “dig deep, discover their true self and illuminate the world with it,” we focus on not just landing a job, or making more money. These folks are pursuing the BIG dream or vision that will change everything for them, ...
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5 Ways to Find the Best Coach in the World for You

Several years ago, I was interviewed in U.S. News & World Report on “Should You Hire a Career Coach” and it got me thinking more deeply about what makes a great coach who will help you reach the highest level, versus someone who’ll take your money ...
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3 Ways to Identify What You’re Great at and Leverage it Powerfully

In coaching mid- to high-level professionals in corporate and entrepreneurial roles, I’ve found that despite the level of success they have achieved, Over 80% don’t know what they’re talented at, and what stands them apart from others in their work....
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Ignoring Employees Wreaks Havoc on Your Team and Your Bottom Line

Leaders are busy people who need to set and manage priorities, often dismissing or delegating tasks that don’t provide a strong return on their investment of time. Nonetheless, there’s one area of responsibility that leaders should never ignore — ...
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How ‘Snarkiness’ and Four Other Communication Flaws Damage Your Success

As a coach working with folks to improve their lives and careers, I hear from hundreds of people a month who are dealing with a wide variety of personal and professional problems. What’s become abundantly clear is that there are several common, damaging ...
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If You Don’t Believe Gender Bias Exists, Read This (and if You’ve Faced Gender Bias, This Will Help)

A study by New York Times bestselling authors, Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield revealed that gender bias in the workplace is real, finding that women's perceived competency drops by 35 percent and their perceived worth falls by $15,088 when they are ...
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Why You’ve Hit a Career Wall and What to Do About It

Throughout my years of career success coaching, I've become deeply committed to "scaling transformation" – finding new ways to help not just a handful of people each month, but thousands, and assist them in figuring out what they really want to do with ...
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4 Essential Steps to Figuring Out What You Should Be Doing With Your Career (And Your Life)

As a career success coach, writer, and researcher, I’ve had the opportunity to observe key trends among thousands of professionals around the world, particularly about how they get stuck and stay stuck in careers they dislike, and how they effectively ...
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6 Ways to Take Back Control of Your Life

Back in 2006, when I began researching my book Breakdown, Breakthrough about how women can overcome (or bypass altogether) the 12 most common professional crises and learn to thrive, I was floored by some of the advice and stories I heard. Rather than ...
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What is Your Character and is it Helping or Hurting You as a Leader?

Every day, it seems, we’re bombarded with news of leaders, corporate heads, politicians and other key figures in our society whose behavior shocks and deeply disappoints us. Whether it’s egregious lying, or a lack of accountability, or rampant narcissism ...
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How to Stand Out and Break Out With Your Big Idea

Working as a career coach and thought leadership consultant for women who wish to make an important positive difference in the world, I find that my clients often ask this one key question: “Kathy, how do I stand out from the competition? How do I get my ...
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