Takeaways from Barbara Sher’s scanner retreat 2011 France

May 18, 2011 | blog,Career,career change | Written by: admin

During Barbara Sher’s scanner retreat in Puycelsi, France, we spent a lot of time figuring out what our “Wish” was. As Barbara put it: making your wish a reality is the easy part. Finding your wish is the hard part. And she was right. Did I find my wish? You bet. And I’ll let you […]

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Freeing Yourself From Blaming Your Parents – Babara Sher's Take

March 23, 2011 | blog,Career,career change,renaissance personality | Written by: admin

“I only wish I figured out I’m a Renaissance Personality a long time ago…” If there’s one thing I consistently hear newly-found-out Renaissance Personalities say, it is that. Often, parents are the ones who are then being brought into the mix. How they didn’t understand you. How they pushed you in the wrong directions… Cue […]

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Being multi-talented and multi-passionate…it sounds like your life would know no problems if this were you, right?

Well… In reality, some multi-talented people (what I call “Renaissance Personalities”) feel awkward about telling their friends and family that their “problem” of not feeling fulfilled in their current career originates in being multi-talented. After all…they reason, if you’re good at so many different things, why not just pick one and stick with it? Other […]

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What’s Confidence Got to Do With It?

February 4, 2011 | blog,Career,career change | Tags: , , , , , | Written by: admin

Question for you: Are you confident? About yourself? About your competencies? About your professional status? About your career in general? About switching careers? About your ability to make changes when needed and do what you truly love? I watched a video by Marie Forleo last week about this topic. (She focuses on women business owners […]

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Do You Push Too Hard?

December 15, 2010 | blog,Career,career change,job searching,online job search | Written by: admin

Have you given your job search or career change your all yet you’ve still got nothing to show for? When people come to me and tell me this, it typically comes down to 2 things: They either thought they did all the right things but in reality they lacked a solid strategy. Or any strategy. […]

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Do You Say This?

“No one hires during the Holidays.” I hear this quite often. Yet it’s not true. In fact, because this seems such a stubborn myth, you can be assured of less competition! Here are some tips to make the most of your quest during the last few weeks of the year: Employers may be easier to […]

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How did you get your last job(s)?

July 15, 2010 | Career,career change,job searching,Uncategorized | Written by: admin

This week, I have another question for you… How did you get your last job(s)? Was it through networking? By responding to an ad? Through an online posting? Or did you “cold call” on a company?

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Which two job or career transition activities do you spend the most time on? Be specific!

July 7, 2010 | Career,career change,job searching | Tags: , , | Written by: admin

Instead of an article, this week I have a question for you… “Which two job or career transition activities do you spend the most time on? Be specific!”

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Are These Personal Patterns Sabotaging Your Job or Career Transition?

Here’s something interesting: the way you respond to specific situations tends to be the way you respond across the board. This is nothing mysterious; it simply reveals some of our character traits underlying our behavior. The goal here is to be aware of your behavior patterns during your career transition. For example: if some of […]

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Finding the Fun In Your Job Search

June 23, 2010 | Career,career change,job searching,online job search | Written by: admin

Job searching. Not your favorite pastime, I’m sure. For many, it consists of “unfun” and even dreaded action steps such as getting your resume together and networking and doing research and interviewing. So let’s make it easier on yourself. I have a – related – personal example for you. When it comes to exercising, I […]

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