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The Most Underused Job Search Tool:  Appreciation

The Most Underused Job Search Tool: Appreciation

Recently, I led a workshop for women (and 1 man) who are looking for their “right fit” job. The discussion yielded solid consensus on one thing: there is not very much acknowledgement and appreciation in the workplace today. Around the room, I heard people feel under-appreciated – for their efforts, results, talent, and contributions. Some... ...Continue Reading
What to Do When You Lose Your Passion for Your Work

What to Do When You Lose Your Passion for Your Work

To reignite my passion for what I do every day: Sometimes I need a nap. Sometimes I need to take a walk. Sometimes I need to play and totally forget about work for a while. Sometimes I need to talk to someone who reminds me that what I do is valuable. Sometimes I need to... ...Continue Reading
Change Just One Thing...and See What Happens

Change Just One Thing…and See What Happens

I am talking with my coach about how changing just one thing can change everything, or at least improve things. It’s definitely applicable to anyone, as well as to all job seekers. ┬áHere are the things we came up with: * Making your bed. If people are coming back to your home or apartment, there’s... ...Continue Reading
What FEAR Means to Me: Faithless Ego Anticipates Ruin

What FEAR Means to Me: Faithless Ego Anticipates Ruin

Stricken by fear a couple years ago, I sat and thought about exactly what it felt like to me. I knew of a few meanings for the acronym F.E.A.R.: False Evidence Appearing Real Face Everything And Recover F*** Everything And Run. While each captured an aspect of fear, none of them really identified what is... ...Continue Reading
The Number One Reason People Hate Their Jobs: Bad Bosses

The Number One Reason People Hate Their Jobs: Bad Bosses

I got this great infographic from LearnStuff.com that validates all you have thought about your crazy boss. Most people I coach have problems with their boss – that’s why they are dissatisfied with their current work. In fact, more and more people are interested in developing their own business, so they don’t have to work... ...Continue Reading
How to Reach Your Dream Work While Paying the Bills

How to Reach Your Dream Work While Paying the Bills

It is possible to pay the bills while moving toward your dream work: follow a Dual Path. “Dual Path” job search means to do a J.O.B. while you take the steps to do what you love. I’ve done this myself, and coach others to do this. A few things to remember: It takes time to... ...Continue Reading