A Way to See Yourself

It is easy to think of who you are in terms of the past. It is easy to approach your resume or an interview as a report on what you have done before. This approach has risks. A major risk is that … [Read more...]

What Career Help Do You Need?

Career coaches help in a variety of ways. Let's take a look at a few. My clients often arrive seeking guidance in choosing or advancing a career. They want help to find work that appeals and is … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk Accomplishments

Moving ahead in your work life means highlighting your accomplishments. And the accomplishments you need to highlight are the successes you most enjoyed. Focusing on your accomplishments will bring … [Read more...]

A Mercedes of Interest Assessment

I have said before that my clients and I often include the internationally respected Strong Interest Inventory for career exploration. E. K. Strong Jr. published his inventory on the measurement of … [Read more...]

What Are Your Career Priorities?

When a client comes to me for career guidance, part of our work concerns career priorities. We look at priorities as the circles around the center of a target. The bullseye is the position as it … [Read more...]

How to Learn from Stress At Work

What can you learn from stress at work? Quite a lot. Is your work stress a sign to consider another career? Does it mean that your work does not fit with your skills, interests, values? Work stress … [Read more...]

Who Do You Think You Are?

There is a revolution going on in psychology. This impacts life/work coaching which shares certain views with the field of psychology. Traditional views show us to ourselves as primarily individuals … [Read more...]

Write Your Obituary to Clarify Your Life/Work

Are you unclear on your life goals? Here is an exercise to help. Think about your funeral. Someone is speaking about your life. Someone is highlighting what you accomplished. What would you most … [Read more...]

Learn From Your Strengths!

Start with accomplishments. Schedule a quiet time and think back over your life. Consider every age of your life to remember times when you did something, large or small, that gave you a sense of … [Read more...]