35 results for author: Kathy Caprino


How to be Generous Without Feeling Used

If you’re like me, you want to be generous to others, and give help in an abundant, loving way to those who need it. You also want to feel like you’re making a difference, that you aren’t stingy with your heart, time and knowledge. But if you’re like ...
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5 Strategies for Staying Mentally Strong in the Midst of Emotional Challenge

In late 2013, I was intrigued to watch a friend’s article on Forbes.com begin to balloon and reach millions. Cheryl Snapp Conner’s post featuring psychologist Amy Morin’s insights on Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid, hit an internat...
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6 Toxic Behaviors That Push People Away: How to Recognize Them in Yourself and Change Them

In my line of work, I hear from hundreds of people a month, and connect with professionals in a more public, open way than ever before. Through this experience, I've seen scores of toxic behaviors that push people away (including me). And I’ve witnessed the ...
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Don’t Let Yourself Forget Who You Were at 16

Part of the work I do in helping women feel happier and more successful in their work, is excavation – digging deep and peeling the layers to uncover the richness and the amazing natural gifts inside. And one critical dimension of that process is remember...
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Your Career Won’t Thrive if You’re Not Focused on These 5 Actions

For as long as I’ve been offering career training programs, people have asked me to develop a short assessment that will help them figure out how to build a happy career. For years, I resisted, because I felt that career success and happiness are just too ...
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Picking the Right Job?: Add Thought Leadership to the Mix

A past client of mine called me this week because she was trying to decide between two good job options – one at a large company where she'd been consulting part-time for the last year and one with a new start-up. Like most job seekers, she was more ...
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6 Concrete Steps to Building a Collaborative Culture That Inspires

This summer, I had the pleasure of visiting the headquarters of ExecuNet, an online membership community 300,000+ members strong, dedicated to supporting and enriching executives around the globe. The minute I stepped through the door, I could "feel" the ...
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The Myth of Career Bliss

I've spent eight years working with individuals to achieve successful professional growth, change, and reinvention. I know a good deal about the process personally too, as I've traversed a number of diverging career paths over the past 20 years, including ...
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5 Traits You Should Embrace to Live Without Regret

Recently I had a shock. I heard from a mother of a lovely young woman I had spoken with on the phone nearly three years ago about career coaching. I learned from her mother that this beautiful, vibrant young woman was gone. She had passed away in her home in ...
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Top 4 Reasons Why Most Career Dreams Fail

In my work as a career coach and speaker, I interact with thousands of highly functional, achievement- oriented professionals with fantastic gifts, talents and skills who have BIG career dreams. But despite their talent, intellect and enthusiasm for ...
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The 5 Most Misunderstood Issues About Building a Successful Career

Several months ago, I was invited by the leaders at CredSpark.com to develop a new expert “challenge” (a brief assessment) to help readers test their understanding and mastery of what I believe are the most critical issues involved in building ...
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