16 results for tag: planning for a change


A Precious Gift for You

You know how there's always a holiday gift that you aren't sure about? Will your loved one love it, or will it be a flop? I've got one for you that I am certain will be a hit. It's something you'll do often and with joy, and something you will never finish ...
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Career Success Requires Parallel Paths

In my career coaching practice, I often find myself telling clients that they need to pursue two parallel paths in order to achieve career success and satisfaction. They inevitably ask, “You mean I have to work in two different careers at the same time?” ...
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You’re in the Right Place

You're in the right place. So's Ben*. You see, Ben was downsized from a mid-sized company after 15 years. Being out of work wasn't his fault. He was always a strong performer, led a happy team with several promotions, and was very well liked. The company ...
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Are You a Shark or a Goldfish?

If you are facing a challenge and anxious about your situation, I know how you feel. I lost my job in 2001 during the dot.com bust. The company was losing money faster than we could raise it and eventually the company sank faster than the Titanic. I ...
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A Surefire Plan to Figure Out What You Really Want

I hear one type of comment over and over again, more than any other, and it goes something like this: “I just don’t know what I want. Despite all my efforts, I can’t figure it out what I want to do.” I find this an amazing phenomenon – that so many ...
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Re-Discovering Your Career Passion

Do you ever feel like you've lost touch with the enthusiasm and passion you once felt about your career? Remember when you were just starting out at your first job, or you were a recent graduate? You probably thought that any job would be available to you, ...
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Time for Some Career Spring Cleaning

It sure hasn't felt like it here in the New York area, but apparently spring has arrived. I write this despite having driven into work one day this week while it was snowing. Yes, it's been a remarkably cold winter, but the calendar has turned to spring and ...
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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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Making the Transition From Executive Management to Business Ownership

Starting your own business and being your own boss can be incredibly satisfying and fulfilling. But there are some important things to consider before jumping in (or quitting your day job). In this webinar, Jeff Raynor, President of The Alternative Board® ...
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Improvise: Unconventional Career Advice From an Unlikely CEO

Meet Fred Cook: CEO of GolinHarris, one of the largest and most successful public relations firms, with 40 offices around the globe. For the last 25 years, Fred has been providing marketing advice and crisis counsel to blue-chip companies like Nintendo, ...
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Educators Make Great Employees

I was asked by a member who is a school principal about moving into the business world. What kind of prospects do educators have in the business world? It's an interesting question really. Here's what the member had to say is his situation: “I am in a ...
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