35 results for author: Kathy Caprino


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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5 Self-Sabotaging Behaviors That Keep You Stuck in Career Pain

Back when I was in my corporate marketing career, the same negative things kept happening to me, wherever I’d go. Toxic bosses, backstabbing colleagues, lack-luster work, chronic illness and exhaustion, and the nagging feeling that I couldn’t use my ...
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Want to Go Independent? Join the 17.8 Million Independent Workers in the US Today

When I was in the midst of my 18-year corporate career, corporate life was all I knew and all I focused on. While I saw other people in my life who were successful entrepreneurs and independent workers, somehow I thought I wouldn’t be capable of forging my ...
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10 Essential Selling Principles Most Salespeople Get Wrong

Several months ago, a client of mine who runs a small, profitable business serving other businesses shared with me that she was receiving powerful sales training from Sandler Training, and my ears perked up. Many entrepreneurial women I coach find the sales ...
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Five Reasons You’re Killing Yourself Working Overtime, and How to Stop

Throughout my 18-year corporate life, I would find myself staying late in the office more often than not. If I’m brutally honest with myself, I did it for two reasons – to try to stay caught up with what I felt was a massive workload, but also, to show ...
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