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Unique Gifts

What are your unique gifts in this world? More importantly, are you sharing these gifts with your community? Take a...

If Today Were Your Last Day

If today were your last day? Recently, I watched a rerun of a 2005 Stanford University commencement address by Steve...

Do you like S’mores?

When was the last time you had a S'more? Did you enjoy the taste and time it takes to get it just right? Are you doing...

How do you feel about leaving your job? Part two

In my first article, I reviewed the following three questions: Did you want to leave your position before the pandemic...

Quitting and Reflection

Are you thinking of quitting your job?  Have you really thought about why you want to leave... Take a few moments and...

Are you thinking about leaving your job?

During the pandemic, many people stayed hunkered down in their jobs for security. As we begin to leave the pandemic...

You Are Just a Number. And You Are Replaceable, But You Can Be Yourself

You are probably like many others who have the dream of working for a company and moving up the corporate ladder. You...

How to Make a Career Change with Planning and Networking

Two important pieces of making a career change are planning and engaging your network...When thinking about quitting...

5 Steps To Make A Career Change

5 Steps To Make A Career Change Career changes are common, but they can also be challenging. Changing your field,...

Starting a Career Change

Are you considering a career change? Do you know where to start? Let me share the first two things to consider as you...

Work-life balance must be a top priority in your life.

Work-life balance must be a top priority in your life. Let me show you have to achieve this essential balance. One of...

5 Tips for a Career Pivot

Planning a career change? Follow these 5 tips for a successful career pivot! There is only one thing constant in your...

Reinvent Yourself to your true Calling

Yes, You Can Reinvent Yourself During A Pandemic: Here Is How To Connect To Your True Calling Many people have one...

Dealing with COVID and its Lessons

Sometimes life throws you a curveball. Following all the safety protocols and wearing a mask yet COVID found its way...

What COVID Taught me

No matter what you do and how much you put yourself in a bubble, you are never 100% safe from the invisible virus. I...

Reinvention

After a year in a pandemic, what reflections have you done about where you are in life and your career? Now is a great...

5 Ways to Reinvent Yourself to Achieve Your Dream Life

Do you remember being a teenager, a young soul searching for its path, following your passion, and deciding what it is...

What Do You Do at a Red Light?

What do you do at a red light? How are you feeling? Negative and Anxious or Positive and Calm...Listen and see what...

One red light can change your life

Like most Americans, pulling up to a light that is just turning red is horrible. It seems like your life goes on hold...

Are you Tigger or Pooh in your Life?

Are you more like Tigger in how you go about life?  Carefree and a risk-taker - jump right in or are you more like...

Five Ways Gratitude Can Boost your Career and Life

One of our most positive and compelling emotions is gratitude. Even though it is a physically and mentally healthy...

Setting Goals

Are you setting realistic goals? Are you setting stretch goals? More important - are you being consistent in acting on...

How to Attract Awesome Opportunities into your Life and Career

Let's debunk a widespread myth - winners aren't born; they are driven to it. Greatness and success are a choice—a...

Questions and Reflections…

What questions are you asking yourself? Are you asking the right questions? Are you challenging yourself enough with...

Applying for a job beyond your comfort zone

How to get your dream job? I have been working with many clients lately who have been afraid to apply for a job...

LoveYourWork

Love the work you do Do the work you love. When I work with clients, I want to help them find what they love to do and...

Engage your Network

Are you engaged with your network? Do you take time to reach out and connect with all levels within your network of...

3 Tips to Find the Passion in your work

Many people are missing passion for their work. It is simply a way to keep a roof over the head and food on the table....

Unstuck

Getting unstuck and moving forward in your career Are you feeling… Stuck? Feeling trapped? Feeling there is no way...

unhappyjob

Unhappy in your job....we all get down and not sure....this pain or uneasiness may be telling you something. Check out...

Being Stuck

Three reasons why you might be stuck in your career Comfort and Familiarity You have been working in your job for many...

Gratitude

Reach out and connect with someone. Take a minute out of your day to give some gratitude and check in with friends,...

3Reasons

3 Reasons to Practice Gratitude in Your Career When you have had a hard day at work or have not received a promotion,...

Almostthere

We are all fatigued and wondering when things are going to change. It is important to do the little things and keep on...

UnplugandRecharge

Unplug and Recharge – 5 Easy Ways and more Are you feeling sluggish….run down…just going through the motions? You...

onething

How are your New Year's Resolutions going? Well, maybe you shift your thinking to one thing...check out my latest...

ReflectionistheKey

Reflection is the Key You spend a significant amount of your time at your job each year.  How can you make this an...

New Car Smell

That new car smell...come on in and take a whiff and listen for yourself...

Become Your Own Career CEO by having a Career Conversation

It is important to examine your own career periodically to see where you are going. Many of us are struggling right...

Your Career Conversation

Have you been reflecting and thinking about where you are in your career? Do you know where you want to go?...

The Importance of having Career Conversations with your Employees

A career conversation is an ongoing discussion with your employees to review and reflect on their skills and the steps...

5 Keys to Career Success By Changing Your Focus

5 Keys to Career Success by Changing Your Focus Everyone can agree that 2020 has been a difficult year. Thank goodness...

Networking During a Pandemic

5 Ways to Network During a Pandemic 2020 certainly has been a hard year because of the pandemic and it is going to be...

How to Do Action Planning

Do you know how to move forward to find and put together an action plan?  What is the one big thing you can set as a...

How do you create yourself outside of your career?

According to Gallup’s Annual Work and Education Survey, 70% of Americans with a college education identify themselves...

GPS

Are you lost and not sure what to do. Some times we need a little help in setting our direction. Take some time in...

Treat Yourself

What have you done to treat yourself? Most of the time we take care of others before ourselves.  It needs to change so...

The Rat Race

Do you feel like you are chasing your goals? Ever feel like you are in a maze trying to get out? Check out my latest...

Crisis and Opportunity

How do you handle a crisis?  Is it with fear?  Is it with confidence?  Do you see the opportunity and learning that...

Review in Year

Sometimes we need to look back and see what we accomplish and what it led to...

Loyalty

What do you think of loyalty and staying with a company? Will it save your job?

Career Reselience

How is your planning for your career going?Here are a few tips to help you... You need to be intentional...

Holisitc Opportunities

I want to thank Mark Franklin and Rich Feller Ph.D. for their excellent training and experience. The past 4 months...

Career Reflection

What have you been doing with your career right now? Are you sitting back scared or taking ... Check out my latest...

success

We can all learn from our past success.  Many times we leave breadcrumbs to follow... Listen to more below

Am I Happy

Am I Happy? How you thought about your career? Is the current world pandemic having you question your place and role?...

Whoyouare

Did you really know yourself?  Outside of your career...do you know who you are? Check out my short video

Growth Mindset

Are you stuck? Do you believe you can only do so much? Did you ever consider that you are constantly learning  and ...

What Does Work Mean?

Are you happy in your job?   Do you find yourself questioning if you are in the right position? With the uncertainty,...

Coffee Virtual Meeting

I would be happy to meet you for a virtual coffee or tea to have a quick conversation and see how I can help you get...

Selfcare

During these uncertain times, we need to take care of ourselves....Check out my short below:It is important to have 15...

convo

Have you had any good conversations lately? Do you miss your iPhone? Check out my short video on what you should be...

Stuck

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Strength

Are you make connections?  Are you reaching out?  How can you make this world stronger? Check out this short video:  ...

Artist

What art are you making today? We are all artists and we are each painting different pictures. Check out my short...

Worry and Stress

Dealing with Worry, Stress, Anxiety, and Fear are important as we deal with our life and career. Listen to a short...

Come Together and Help Each Other Out

Please take a moment and watch this video...focus on others and help our country come together.   A few minutes will...

7 Days

Sometimes 7 Days seems like a lifetime ago...this was case this past week...listen for yourself...Take time each day...

Gratitude is my Attitude Activity

Sometimes we need to ground ourselves with what we have in our lives.  Take a moment to be grateful for who and what...

Basketball Strategy and Career Pursuits

Are you the type of team that likes to sit back and hope the other team takes action?  Or are you the agressive team...

Stuck at the Register…

You are at the check out line.  YOu finally meet up with the cashier.  It should be a simple transaction, but then...

Red Light Green Light

As you drive your car?  Do you stop at all the lights?  Or do you ignore them and keep going?You need to slow down at...

RecoveryTime

Time for recovery When you are overwhelmed or burning out in your career, is it essential to plan recovery moments in...

5 Tips for Preventing Career Burnout

Look we all experience times and we are just tired and not engage in like I just don't want to be here at work.  You...

Are you Overwhlemed or Burned-out?

Hey Mark here. Are you overwhelmed, burned out, not too sure?  Listen, it's tough.  There's a lot of things going on....

How to Manage Overwhelm with a Healthy Life/Work Balance

The importance of finding balance so you get don’t overwhelm. With today’s fast-paced world. Many of us are running at...

Three Rules to Live By

The hardest thing to do is to take a moment and reflect on how your work and career are going. Many times, business...

Is Your Career Burning Up?

Is Your Career Burning up? The hardest thing to do is to take a moment and reflect on how your work and career are...

Invest in Yourself

Are you working too much? Not excited about getting up in the morning? I have been there. Running with my head cut...

Dreaming about a new job? You are not alone…

Are you one of the 70% of Americans thinking about a new job? Are you actively looking or thinking about greener...

Saying goodbye to our colleagues and job is hard to do.

Making a job change is as difficult as ending a relationship. You burned out and not happy with your current job. Yet,...

Believe in Yourself…

The biggest obstacle in any career change is us.  Yes, we are our own roadblock to success and happiness I had a...

Overcoming Fear in Making a Job Change

How to overcome your fear of losing your income when making a job change?  We all have fears when it comes to making a...

Overcoming Self-Doubt to Succeed

Think about the first time you wanted to ask someone out. You were nervous, scared, and you didn’t know what to do....

Your Biggest Challenge!!

So, what is the biggest challenge in your career right now? Give yourself a moment to think about it. More important...

Crazy Short Weeks

Crazy week. You know, short weeks are not good weeks, and it all depends on how we use our perspective in looking at...

Working with a Success Partner will help you pivot your career faster

Are you waiting for the next big step in your career? Have you been holding out for a significant change, growing more...

What are some limiting beliefs holding you back from making a career change?

Maybe it’s time for a change. Maybe you’re just not happy in your current career or profession. Perhaps you’ve just...

Pivoting in your Career

I want to talk to a little bit about pivoting in your career. Whether it’s being an internal pivot as you are trying...

Morning Routines

Here are some morning routines that I’ve been doing. One of the things I have been really working on is making sure...

My Favorite Restaurant

We all have a favorite restaurant that you go to all the time. It could be for the food, the ambiance, the...

Living Your Best Life

Living your best life can be hard to do. We have a tendency to focus on the negative and things that we can’t control....

Clarity and Action

Taking action to gain clarity. Look, we all have things in our lives that we get stuck in. We may not be happy in our...

Benefits of a Gratitude Practice for Work

An attitude of gratitude benefits every area of your life—personal and professional. Whether you wake up excited to go...

Saying Goodbye to Your Former Job

Leaving your job can be complicated. People may be inconvenienced and feelings may be hurt. To make things as simple...

A Quick Way to Improve Your Networking

People report feeling dirty when they network—they feel like they are trying to get something for nothing. The best...

LinkedIn Tips to Do Each Month

LinkedIn is an important social media tool in your professional life. It can provide you with additional opportunities...

A Quick Way to Improve a Weakness at Work

While we should be focusing most of our effort in areas where we are strong, there are some weaknesses that can’t be...

Finding Your Strengths at Work

Do you find yourself looking for your weaknesses and trying to improve on them? That shows you have character—but...

Perfectionism Stops us from Reaching our Goals

Many of us suffer from perfectionism. We want everything to be just right — until one day when some action or...

What Staying in Your Current Job is Costing You…

High blood pressure, insomnia, weight gain, weakened immune system, a lowered sense of self-worth, aching...

Happiness Can Be Created By…

There is a tendency for people to return to a relatively stable level of happiness even after a terrible event. Those...

A Positive Work Environment

There is nothing more fundamental to our humanity than our sense of belonging. Author Simon Sinek says that the...

Developing Your Purpose

Living a life infused with meaning is the ultimate reward. Figuring out what that meaning is takes a bit of effort....

Gratitude for What You Have

Feeling envious of those around us has always been easy. Social media amplifies that tendency. We compare ourselves to...

Strengthening Your Network

So did you make network connections this past week? Did it go well? Sometimes we need to step out of our comfortable...

Building a Network

HWe think building a network means meeting new people in order to advance our careers—no wonder a Harvard study found...

Dealing with Fear of Failure

Fear of failure happens to even the most successful people. Those who have reached the greatest heights in their...