Is there a hiring season?

Is there a hiring season? I’ve known anecdotally that fall and winter are the times of the year that my career coaching clients are most successful at landing new positions, but I recently dove into some national hiring statistics to see if there really is a hiring season. Not surprisingly, it...

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Moving From Resolutions to Desired Professional Success: Clarify Your Vision

If you resolved to make change in your career in the New Year remember that big change requires continued thoughtful planning and implementation. In my January 4, 2018 post I outlined Six Steps for Creating New Year’s Resolutions That Drive Professional Success. In this post, I will dig deeper...

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​Powerful questions remind us to pause and reflect.

I often hear clients describe their Annual Performance Review as a “one-and-done” process. They sat with their manager or direct report, discussed the year, considered how to make the next year a little better… and then moved on with their week. Giving and receiving feedback is a highly...

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How New Year’s Resolutions Can Lead to Professional Success

Resolving to change or improve your life or career has become an almost unavoidable part of year-end celebrations. According to recent research, as many as 45 percent of Americans say they usually make New Year’s Resolutions. It’s probably not a surprise to read that the most common resolutions...

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Powerful questions lead to powerful solutions.

Even the best communicators struggle with telling their own story. How well can you promote your strengths? Can you define those strengths in ways that are relevant to potential employers?

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Powerful questions lead to new practices.

Feel like you’re sinking in a pile of To-Do list tasks? Spend so much time thinking of “what’s next” that you don’t have time to enjoy today’s success? Being future-focused is a strength, but balance strategic thinking with daily gratitude and celebration… and watch how much happier you become.

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Powerful questions redefine common challenges.

Professionals join companies but leave bosses (some polls show 75% of employees quit because of their bosses). What can you do to improve your relationship with your manager? Try working with a coach to gain a greater understanding of what your manager needs from you and how you can better meet...

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Powerful questions can bring visions to reality.

Not sure what comes next for your career or how to make your business idea a reality? Coaching can help you discover new possibilities and implement a path to success. Try Life Design and Coaching.

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Powerful questions are the questions we rarely ask ourselves.

Feel like you’re not meeting the expectations of fellow team members? Not sure if you’re leading your team effectively? It can be very difficult to ask for feedback… even though a simple meeting-closer like “how am I doing?” or “what else can I do to help you meet this deadline?” can provide...

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