career

Stretched Too Thin? 5 Strategies For Coping With Too Much Work

– Posted in: time management, Uncategorized

Having too much work has become the new normal. With the economy still volatile and employment opportunities still tight, the perfect environment exists for overwork. Employers keen on doing more with less keep resources lean and don’t give managers the budget to do otherwise. Employees nervous about dwindling options take on the extra responsibilities and [...]

You Have More Than One Personal Brand — Take Advantage Of This Flexibility

– Posted in: marketing yourself

Much has been written already about how to maximize your personal brand, and a lot of the focus is on consistency.  With companies, you see it in their advertising: Apple is about design; Walmart is about low prices.; Fedex is about dependable delivery. With people, the ones with a strong personal brand are known for [...]

A 4-Step Time Management Plan To Balance Immediate Needs With Long-Term Goals

– Posted in: time management

A time management conundrum: How do you manage everything you have to do right now with important goals you want to achieve in the future? You have a demanding job already, but you want to explore elsewhere (different role, different company, different career). You run your own business and need to serve current clients but [...]

Five Ways To Uncover Alternative Careers Suitable For You

– Posted in: career change

Several of my Forbes posts in July focused on alternative careers, whether it’s a later stage career change, like Karen Rittenhouse who turned from furniture sales to real estate buying or freelance writer Nancy Monson who discovered her alternative career when moonlighting. Franchising or moonlighting are just two options for discovering alternative careers. Here are [...]

How To Choose Your Next Career Move: 40 Factors To Consider

– Posted in: identify your job targets

There are many factors affecting how to choose your next career move, and what you prioritize changes over time. One client prioritized location over all because he was part of a dual-career couple, and his wife had committed to a three-year residency and was not relocatable. Another client aspired to be a Chief Marketing Officer, [...]