It's OK if you can't focus

I gain so much inspiration from my clients each and every day. With their permission, I’m passing along some of their best practices for coping (even thriving) during these challenging times. It’s OK if you can’t focus. Sure, it’s not ideal, but some days (weeks!) just get in the way. If...

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Does Your Manager Know?

How clearly does your manager understand your thoughts on this? Powerful Questions challenge assumptions. Not wanting to look unprepared. Fear of failure. Assuming that ‘she should know.’ She’s busy. There are many reasons for a disconnect between managers and their team members, but I...

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Starting the New Year

Happy New Year! Cheers to taking a deep breath, letting go of 2020 and starting 2021 with a renewed sense of purpose and joy. We spent the final few weeks of last year refreshing our website, reconfiguring our services and launching our new private community forum (CPQ:HQ). A full list of...

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Shared Practices: Limit Distractions

I gain so much inspiration from my clients each and every day. With their permission, I’m passing along some of their best practices for coping (even thriving) during these challenging times. Limit Distractions. Squirrel! OK, I’ll start: I’m willing to admit that I must set my smartphone in...

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Shared Practices: Celebrate My Successes

I gain so much inspiration from my clients each and every day. With their permission, I’m passing along some of their best practices for coping (even thriving) during these challenging times. Celebrate My Successes. Creating plans, setting goals, managing To-Do lists. All of these practices...

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Wait, what did you just say…?

Powerful Questions encourage reflection. Have you ever experienced that “wait-what?” moment where you need to re-hear and re-think something you’ve just said or heard? Those moments of reflection can be highly enlightening and productive times. If you’re feeling lost or confused, pause and...

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​What are your strengths? Powerful Questions uncover truths

A strength-based approach to work and life can be transformational. Yes, it’s important to understand areas of improvement, but have you clearly defined what you’re best at? Do you know how others define your strengths? If not, consider working with a coach to complete an assessment of your...

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Lunch & Learn Webinar: Ask Me Anything

Have a question about the growth of your career, the state of the job market or how to make a career pivot? Based on the high volume of calls and emails that I've received over the past few weeks, I'm guessing that you too have questions. Perhaps it's the change in seasons, post-election...

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Powerful Questions: How do you celebrate your successes?

How do you celebrate your successes? Powerful Questions explore new practices. How often do you feel ‘caught-up’ and satisfied with your workflow? If your answer is rarely or never, consider spending more time acknowledging your successes. A To-Do list can be a valuable organizational tool,...

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Powerful questions help us know where to start.

Negotiating compensation is rarely easy. I work with my clients to approach compensation conversations from a position of power. The first step is to know your value, both to your employer and within the job market. Then, define your ‘bottom line’ or what you’re willing to accept and when...

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