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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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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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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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R-E-S-P-E-C-T – What it Means to Me!

“Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” Laurence Sterne So , what DO employees want? Even if you’re pulling down a great paycheck, if you’re earning it at a place where you’re treated unfairly or disrespectfully, chances are you’ll want out. According to a survey from the Society for Human […]

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