Taking Feedback Gracefully

Feedback is a gift but only if we can hear it. Receiving positive feedback is easy and motivating. It’s a great way to learn your strengths, understand where you are effective, and a resource to use during performance reviews. I actually have a folder in my inbox called “Be Awesome Today!” where I save positiveContinue reading “Taking Feedback Gracefully”

A Note of Gratitude for the Characters in your Career Story

With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s a great time to pause and reflect.  You’ve done some pretty amazing things in your career.  Who are some of the main characters in your career story?  Did you have a teammate that was with you in the trenches when you made that impossible deadline?  Was there a manager that pushedContinue reading “A Note of Gratitude for the Characters in your Career Story”

The 8-Week Career Goal Challenge Begins this Friday!

Do you have a New Year’s resolution to find a new job, earn that promotion, or develop as a leader?  Let’s spend the next 8 weeks prepping for your New Year’s career resolution! Every Friday (November 10 – December 29),  I’ll email out a 15-minute challenge for you to complete. By the end of theContinue reading “The 8-Week Career Goal Challenge Begins this Friday!”

3 Ways to Get Inspired about your Career Growth without picking up a Book

I’m not much of a reader but I’m always looking for inspiration.  Sometimes we can just put our head down and push through with the daily grind of work.  But if we don’t take some time to get inspired, our career won’t advance! Here are three sources that I focus on to get inspired. 1Continue reading “3 Ways to Get Inspired about your Career Growth without picking up a Book”

It’s already the End of the Year: 3 approaches to take

Okay, so if you look at a calendar, we still have two and a half months left in 2017!  But if you want to do something special for your team, employees, mentors, or co-workers, the time is now! End of the Year is a time to recognize the work that has been done and successContinue reading “It’s already the End of the Year: 3 approaches to take”

Is your LinkedIn feed full of job postings too?

If your LinkedIn feed is similar to mine, you’ll notice a big uptick in job postings! The timing is great as most job seekers get serious now that summer is over. Here’s to all the job seekers telling their career story effectively to land their next job in their career! If you’re ready for theContinue reading “Is your LinkedIn feed full of job postings too?”

Inc Magazine: The One Thing That Makes You Look Seriously Unprofessional at Work

This is a great article. Every job has an element of “figure it out.” Of course, you’re not going to apply for a job where you have all the skills and experience to do the job in your sleep – you have to stretch. Inc. Magazine talks about when you admit you “don’t know howContinue reading “Inc Magazine: The One Thing That Makes You Look Seriously Unprofessional at Work”