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Career Choices, Chances & Changes

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” Abraham Lincoln I recently attended a conference for my professional organization. The 3 day conference was an opportunity to meet up with former colleagues from a few, well, ok, MANY, jobs ago as well as current social work students, new social workers and practiced professionals. As I found […]

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3 “Must Haves” For Reinventing Yourself!

During the course of a 35 + year career of helping others find solutions, I recognize there are many factors that contribute to a successful reinvention; some of them intangible. However, in my experience there are a few “must haves” that will help you get where you are going! Find a mentor! The missing ingredient […]

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Wishful Thinking!

As I write this from my back deck in Key West, during a 2 month stay, I look back in awe that I am living the life as I sketched it out in my mind! Almost four years ago now I was in a rigid, stressful, dead end job.I started my life and career coaching […]

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They’re Just Not That Into You!

“Do not justify, apologize for, or rationalize the healthy boundary you are setting. Do not argue. Just set the boundary calmly, firmly, and respectfully.” Crystal Andrus Have you had one of those friends who make you question their intentions? Or who frequently leave you feeling resentful and manipulated? I know it’s painful to consider these […]

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How to Make Your Brand Values Visible!

“The customer experience is the next competitive battleground.” Jerry Gregoire, former CIO, Dell “The customer’s perception is your reality.”  Kate Zabriskie, President, Business Training Works  It’s truly amazing how dependent our brands and businesses are on first impressions.  A careless action or thoughtless word can change a perception in a few seconds. Maybe this is […]

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