Tagged: Leadership

How You Can Change Your Life in 1 Week

How You Can Change Your Life in 1 Week

I’ve probably mentioned that change takes time and you have to give yourself flexibility when making big shifts in your life. But some shifts don’t have to take a long time. These are the kinds of shifts that start in your mind. As humans we are prone to thought ruts, those continual verses that play in your mind telling you why things are a certain way and how you should feel about it.

Not long ago I found myself in a spot I was uncomfortable with. I wanted to create a network within my community to share and promote my services. [...]

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Approaching Interviews with Confidence

Approaching Interviews with Confidence

Being confident and resilient are the best qualities you can possess in the current job market. For some people these qualities seem to come naturally, as if they were born knowing who they are and what they have to offer the workplace and world. How do they do it? Can I do it? These are the questions I hear often from clients. They do it naturally and so can you. Being confident and resilient can be learned skills. 

In order to possesses confidence and resilience even when things don’t work out as planned you must first recognize your natural strengths and [...]

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Turning Your Career into a Mission

Turning Your Career into a Mission

I recently saw a video about Daniel Pink’s new book “Drive”. For those of you unfamiliar with Daniel Pink he is the author of several best selling books about the changing world of work and focuses on human motivation. In this short video titled “Two Simple Questions That Can Change Your Life”, which can be found at www.danpink.com, Pink discusses the importance of having a mission statement about your career and what you want to accomplish. He says that if you really focus on what you want to accomplish, you can use your sentence to navigate your life. His [...]

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Self-Mastery: How To Be Resilient In The Workplace

Self-Mastery: How To Be Resilient In The Workplace

     Do you have self-mastery? Self-mastery means that you feel competent to make your way in the world knowing you can handle yourself in varied situations. It comes from strengthening your social and emotional skills. If you don’t have it, don’t worry. I didn’t either, it’s not something you are born with, it’s something we all can and need to learn.

     In her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck, PhD has studies that show when children are told they’re brilliant, they start looking at effort as a sign of inadequacy, thereby causing emotional stress. When things get [...]

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