time management

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 [...]

Four Ways To Achieve Both Professional And Personal Fulfillment

– Posted in: life coaching, time management

The other day I was catching up with a very accomplished technology executive who was at a loss in forming her next professional moves because everything she prioritized right now pointed to her personal fulfillment – getting back into shape, focusing on family, travel. It made sense in a way since she had been working [...]

Work Not Working For You? Increase Your Productivity By Asking For What You Need

– Posted in: career management, time management

In a recent Forbes post, I write for the manager’s benefit on how to motivate when morale is low. I mention three specific needs that individuals have –motivation, information, or skills training -- that can make a team more productive. Do you know what you need for maximum productivity? The answer changes over time, and [...]

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 9: Location Independence

– Posted in: career coaching, time management

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 9 which is about location independence -- i.e., having the ability to work remotely. Natalie has traveled to ~70 countries while building a multiple six-figure business, so she is an extreme version of location independence. I have two kids, so [...]

10-Day Blog Challenge Day 5: Setting Yourself Up For Success

– Posted in: career coaching, time management

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 5 which is about a 15-20 minute daily habit to prime yourself for success. For career success, whether it’s finding a new job, advancing in an existing career, or changing careers, daily progress is essential. You can’t cram in networking [...]

Time Management Strategies To Get Back On Track For Your Career Goals

– Posted in: career coaching, time management

In my recent post on A Seven-Point Mid-Year Review Checklist, ineffective time management is one possibility for why you might not be reaching your career goals. Time allocation is often a big culprit – are you spending time on your goal? With many job seekers, aspiring career changers or budding entrepreneurs that I see, there [...]