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Take Back Your Career to Avoid Career Misery

As a career coach, I don’t feel like I should ever admit to career misery. But it happened. I had returned to working a traditional [...]

November 3rd, 2016|Career Discovery, Career Satisfaction|

Should You Quit Your Job? Take the Quiz!

Feel like you just can't take it anymore but aren't sure if you are ready to quit your job? Take this short quiz and uncover [...]

October 18th, 2016|Career Satisfaction|

The 7 Pitfalls Moms Make When Returning to Work

Mom's returning to work after staying home to raise children have a LOT to consider. Seriously, as women we are all things to all people. That doesn't [...]

October 9th, 2016|Career Confidence, Job Strategies|

Can Improv Improve Your Life and Family? YES!

Improvisational comedy has been gaining ground for the past 15 years or so. Though its roots date back to the 16th century, the modern form [...]

October 4th, 2016|Improv|

7 Career Confidence Boosters for Moms Returning to Work

Women are more apt then men to underestimate their abilities and performance at work. Add two kids to that and a few years out of [...]

September 23rd, 2016|Career Confidence|

The 7 Success Factors for Getting a Raise

Do you think you deserve a raise? Many people do, but the ones who have a solid strategy are more likely to land one. Here [...]

September 13th, 2016|Salary Negotiation & Benefits|

How to be Happy at Work (or Happier) – Part 2

This is the second blog in our series on being happy at work. Our first blog covered the ways you can experience positive, pleasurable emotions [...]

August 30th, 2016|Career Satisfaction|

How to Feel Happy at Work (or Happier) – Part 1

This blog will address some specific things you can start doing today to feel more upbeat at work. I’ve pulled from Martin Seligman’s book Authentic Happiness, [...]

August 16th, 2016|Career Satisfaction|

An Extraverts Guide to Career Self-Confidence

Everyone wants to have more confidence. Especially at work. We want to feel our contributions are appreciated and valued. Our perceptions of self-confidence and the way [...]

July 18th, 2016|Career Confidence|

The Brainy Benefits of Improvising!

In the world of brainy research, play is getting a pretty good rap right now. Scientists are actively studying the benefits of play on brain [...]

July 6th, 2016|Improv|