motivation

Five Ways To Manage Fear When You Stretch Outside Your Comfort Zone

– Posted in: career change, motivation, time management

I thought about writing about growth, since it’s spring, and growth is something that happens when you stretch outside your comfort zone. (I did write about growth for the 4/16 issue of the newsletter in case you missed that one!) But the flip side of the positive growth that comes when you stretch outside your [...]

If I Could Wish One Success Trait For My Clients, It Would Be This

– Posted in: life coaching, motivation, Uncategorized

For most of January, I featured blogs on motivation and productivity because it was new year’s resolution time so the “how to reach success in your goals” theme seemed apropos. I actually returned to that theme in February for two additional posts, after discovering a startling statistic: over 40% of resolutions fall by the wayside [...]

Thinking Of Your Next Career Move? Four Questions To Help You Decide

– Posted in: career management, motivation

In a recent workshop for executives, participants were mixed in their next career move – some wanted to advance at the current employer, some wanted to change jobs, still others wanted a new career altogether, while some wanted to start a business and others wanted to be more effective where they were but not make [...]

Procrastinating On Career Actions You Should Take? Five Strategies For Getting Stuff Done

– Posted in: career coaching, motivation, time management

In my latest Forbes post, I wrote about six career actions you should take but probably don’t. Returning recruiter phone calls was one such action, and the post was actually inspired by a senior executive at a recent workshop who didn’t want to return recruiter calls. On the flip side, I had another senior client [...]

10-Day Blog Challenge Day 10: Celebrating Freedom (Yes, Even In Working Day-To-Day Toward Your Career Goals)

– Posted in: career coaching, motivation

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 10 which is about celebrating freedom – i.e., taking a look back at the blog challenge and picking the favorite challenge and key takeaways. Taking a look back and celebrating what you have accomplished is critical for all goal-seekers, not [...]

10-Day Blog Challenge Day 7: Beating Procrastination and Overwhelm

– Posted in: career coaching, motivation

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 7 which is about beating procrastination and overwhelm by taking action. Career goals – job search, advancement, career change – are enormous and amorphous, so particularly powerful lead-ins to procrastination and overwhelm. In the blog challenge prompt, Natalie recommends focusing [...]