6 Leadership Phrases You Need!!

The 6 Short Phrases You’ll Hear Good Leaders Say (a Lot) Whether you’ve just started training your first hire or you’ve been managing scores of people for decades, you’re in the position of being a leader. And if there’s one aspect of leadership that holds true regardless of staff size or industry, it’s that being one isn’t for the thin-skinned or the faint of heart. So much of your job isn’t about hitting goals, but rather about being rooted in … Continued

Create Better Job Search Habits

Get a “Panda” + 9 More Ways to Replace Your Bad Habits With Good Ones As a leadership coach, by and large my clients hire me because they want to achieve something that they’re unable to do on their own. Through coaching, we relax the constraints and limitations, as well as introduce new ways of being and acting, as well an accountability structure. The work is generally sufficient to achieve my client’s commitments. There is one exception: habits. In 15 … Continued

7 Ways To Grow Your Career Faster

How to Enhance Your Career Growth Many people believe that career progress is linear, and can be measured by the title or rank that they achieve each step of the way. In reality, there are many different ways to continue improving one’s career prospects even without trying to advance in this set pattern. In fact, in today’s economic landscape, doing so has become requisite to staying competitive. Whether you’re already working or have just begun the job-search process, there are … Continued

How (And When) Do I Negotiate Salary?

What You Should Learn From My $10,000 Career Mistake I should remember it fondly as one of the best conversations of my career: I was getting offered my dream job. The stakes were high. We’d recently moved for my husband’s job, but until I secured a new position as well, we were staying with his family an hour drive away—which, coupled with his demanding work schedule, made it so I barely saw him at all. The Interview Process But I … Continued

I Need To Make A Decision About My Job — How Do I Make The Best Choice?

Here’s How to Make Big Career Decisions You Won’t Regret What makes big decisions so hard? As a decision coach, I see many people struggle with tough choices, because they really, really want to have no regrets. While I’ve never met anyone who felt they got it right 100% of the time, going back to the basics can help you get clear on what you want and feel better about moving forward. Here are five simple strategies I’ve learned for … Continued

Tips For Creating The Best LinkedIn Profile!!

6 Super Common LinkedIn Mistakes That You Can Easily Avoid You finally got around to building that All-Star LinkedIn profile. You’ve updated your past jobs, triple-checked for typos, and uploaded a photo that’s a far better choice than the awkward selfie you used to have in its place. With your profile in good shape, it’s time to start building and strengthening your network with intention. But before you get too excited and start connecting with everyone, make sure you know … Continued

The Top 5 Ways To Make Unrelated Work Experience Look Relevant on Your Resume

Your Guide to Making Unrelated Experience Look Relevant on Your Resume Perhaps you’re a a few years into your career with just a few jobs under your belt. Maybe you’re an experienced professional looking at making a pretty major career change. Or, perhaps you entered the military right out of high school, and now you’re looking for your first civilian job. Regardless of your specific circumstances, you’re dealing with an all-too-common problem: You know exactly which jobs you’d like to … Continued

I Need To Update My Resume — What Do I Do?

How to Update Your Resume Based on What You’ve Done and Where You Want to Go Out with the old, in with the new is a great approach when you’re cleaning out your fridge, but it doesn’t always work when you’re updating your resume. Why? Cutting old jobs and adding recent positions keeps your career timeline fresh, but it doesn’t allow you to shape your career story in light of where you’re headed right now. So, if you’re ready to … Continued

I’m Being Bullied In The Office! What Do I Do?

An Important Read if You Feel Like Your Office Operates Like a High School (Bullies and All) Cliques, gossiping, and backstabbing. We assume that these are the unfortunate realities we deal with in school, but then thankfully leave behind when we graduate. But for many of us that’s not the case. As someone who works with girls and women on these issues, I’ve lost count of the women who have shared stories of workplace bullying with me. Here are some … Continued

Help!! I Think I’m Bored At Work!! How Do I Fix It?

3 Inexcusable Mistakes You’re Probably Making if You’re Bored at Work Unless you’re one of the lucky few, at some point you’ll end up in a position that you find to be incredibly boring. And I get it. If you can do your job in your sleep, it can be easy to lose the motivation to do it well. But here’s the thing—even if watching a yule log sounds more appealing than your 9-to-5, there are a few mistakes that … Continued