As I Was Saying...

February 11, 2017

It’s Friday evening. I am tucked in bed with my computer after a long busy week.

I love that I carved out the time to reflect on this week.

What worked?

What didn’t?

What did I learn?

What will I do different next week?

I am going to be honest.

Our politics have gotten me sid...

January 20, 2017

“So What’s Your Talent?”

From the time I was very young, I knew I was born into a talented family. My great grandmother was a water-color artist and hosted an on-air radio show in the 1930’s, my great aunts were published authors, with their books on the New York Times...

December 31, 2016

As everyone approaches the new year with a fervor, reflecting, setting new goals, dreaming big, the air is contagious with possibility. I buy into it too. I have seen many posts and affirmations that all relate to this time of year. However, this one below speaks to me...

November 27, 2016

These days are thought-filled ones for many. Noticing lots of questioning expressions on people’s faces. The New Year is also around the corner. People in the throws of making shifts they previously thought they had figured out. When you are contemplating something tha...

October 28, 2016

For many years I have journaled. Early in my adulthood,  the journaling focused on inner development. When my HR career began and time became limited, I shifted from journaling to “To Do” lists. Sometime about 10 years into my career, I recognized there was a void or a...

October 14, 2016

It's Friday. It's been an inspiring week. I have gotten lots done. I have a new business idea, story ideas, plans for the house, and the list goes on.  All is seemingly well. But this next topic relating to your career path delves past the checklist.  One that has grea...

September 30, 2016

Continuing the theme of those "roads blocks" on our career path, this week's focus is around money. All of us have a story of when money brought stress to our lives in one form or another. Or maybe that's a central theme in your life. With the career path, there can be...

September 23, 2016

As a career coach, I have the unique opportunity to meet with all types of people in a variety of careers; from human resources and finance, to writing, painting, boxing, gardening, engineering, sales, marketing and more. 

And on occasion, after spending...

August 5, 2016

I just wanted to share one of my new favorite things. At the recommendation of a few friends - Now, while doing things around the house, getting ready in the morning or making dinner each evening, I have a podcast playing in the background. I am not a big technology pe...

August 5, 2016

Do you ever have one of those days where you feel like the pressure of your career search or life's work is just too much?

I don't know about you, but I am a great list maker. I have to-do's for miles. Some important, some not. But somewhere in my mind I have given al...

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