46 results for author: Kathy Caprino


7 Damaging Power Gaps That Keep Professional Women From Reaching Their Highest Potential

In the past 15 years of coaching and training professional women around the globe, I’ve seen firsthand that thousands of women have spent years building careers they thought would make them happy, only to wake up and realize they are very far from where ...
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Key Steps to Retaining Your Executive Job in Today’s Highly Competitive Market

Part of Kathy Caprino's Forbes series "Building Your Best Career in Today's Changing Times" As many of us have heard in the news during the past months, fears of a looming recession are mounting and millions are facing financial challenges that have left ...
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7 Power Gaps That Keep Professionals From Thriving and Leading at Work

In the past 13 years of coaching and training professionals around the globe, I’ve seen firsthand that thousands of women and men have spent years building careers they thought would make them happy, only to wake up and realize they are very far from where ...
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The 6 Dominant Action Styles: Why You Need to Know Yours to be Happy and Successful

The impact of our preferred action style is significant, but we aren't trained to recognize it. Gaining greater self-awareness of your dominant action orientation will help you choose the right work and career. Over my 11 years of coaching professionals, ...
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5 Undeniable Signs it’s Time to Leave Your Job

For many years during my 18-year corporate career, I remained in a number of roles I disliked, and a few of them were a terrible fit. Now I see that there were some critical factors that influenced my strong resistance to make the changes I needed to, ...
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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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How to “Network Up” With Your Business Idols and Catapult Your Success

One of the most important endeavors for our professional success is also one of the most confusing and daunting for so many. That endeavor is "networking up" - connecting in a meaningful and memorable way with those who are at a higher level of success or ...
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Can Technology Really Help Us Lead Happier Lives? The Answer Will Surprise You

Several years ago, I was introduced to the powerful and transformative work of Shawn Achor who has done groundbreaking work in the field of positive psychology and happiness. As a second happy blessing in my life, I learned of Amy Blankson, Shawn’s sister, ...
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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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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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