How to Tap into Your Inner Coach


“Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.” ~ Buddha We have the capability to coach ourselves. While it is important to have a support system of people you can reach out to for help, you never have to go far to tap into your “Inner Coach”. A very powerful toolRead More

Your Job Is Not Safe


Last night, I had the pleasure of speaking with a class at Boston College. It was a master’s course on personal and professional transitions. I spoke with the class about networking related to career transitions. Specifically, I talked about the power of networking, how to do it efficiently and effectively and how to develop aRead More

Is a Career Transition Possible?


Short answer: absolutely. At about 20 years into my corporate career, I felt I had no other option for income than to stay in my profession. So I chugged along every day, commuted long hours, and lived for the weekends. I look back on that now and think…that is no way to live! And IRead More

Define Networking


In career management, everyone preaches networking. Network, network, network. That’s great, but how? That question typically stops people in their tracks. Then more questions… Who do I talk to? Why should they meet with me? What do I say? How do I get the meeting? All good questions and you need an answer for eachRead More

The Executive’s Dirty Little Secret


“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” ~ Mark Twain In coaching, we work with executives on their ‘presence’. Think of the top executives in your firm, maybe it’s yourself…do they exude confidence, command a room and have a certain X-factor that screams “leader”? That’s what we call executive presence. Many have this naturallyRead More

What’s Your Limit?


“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” ~Norman Vincent Peale You’re feeling unfulfilled and not getting where you would like. You think along the lines of some of the following: It’s too late to start over. My dream job is a pipe dream. I’m too old. I can’t leave my current role because I’llRead More