Create Your Personal Branding Statement

You are in the job market again. It's important that your resume is noticed. One way to ensure this is to have a personal branding statement which stands out. Picture this, you are a hiring manager and over 20 resumes have landed on your desk or inbox. You're already...

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Slowing it All Down, On Retreat

In our fast-paced, technology-driven world it can be easy to forget that we don’t need to be connected at all times. Only a few years ago, we weren’t nearly as connected as we are today. It's not uncommon to be posting pictures to friends and family in real time while...

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Putting Adventure Into Your Life

Over the years I have worked with many clients who recognized that they needed to put some adventure into their lives. Each person was different; however they shared common themes of desiring excitement, increased energy and a chance to refresh. They could also be...

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Leading From The Heart

I am always amazed at how many companies will promote a person into a new leadership role without training or support. Having the title of supervisor, manager or director is very nice and the idea that the person is a leader even better, however, the sad reality is...

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Loving Versus Liking What You Do

I recall this quote: "If you can be successful doing something you don't love, imagine how successful you can be doing something you love?" - author unknown. It has stayed with me because it is so true. When I reflect on my own career I related very well with this...

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The Power of Silence

Several years ago, I embarked on a professional transition which I fondly called “my life experiment.” I retired from a long corporate career and left behind not only work I knew, for over 24 years, but a work family, friends and lifestyle. The decision to take the...

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