career transitions

Committing to Change: 5 Steps to Realizing Your Professional Resolutions (12/30/2016) - Each new year brings new resolutions. Typically this is the time of the year when people resolve to lose weight, be more responsible financially, quit smoking or find a new job. Unfortunately, despite the best of intentions, the odds are not in your favor in achieving those goals. Research indicates that only 8% of people […]
Entrepreneur vs Employee: Addressing Dissatisfaction by Owning Your Path Entrepreneur vs Employee: Addressing Dissatisfaction by Owning Your Path (6/5/2016) - Have you often thought to yourself, “I can do a better job running this company than my boss?” Do you fantasize about setting your own hours, and working by your own rules?  As more and more employees continue to be disengaged at work, one possible career path, which is not often explored, is that of […]
Overcoming Work “Depression” to Thrive in Your Career & Increase Life Satisfaction Overcoming Work “Depression” to Thrive in Your Career & Increase Life Satisfaction (6/5/2016) - Do you dread going to work, and have difficulty getting out of bed every day? Does your mood shift on Sundays, as you think about going back to your office? Do you find yourself constantly thinking about work, even on your days off? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be […]
Finding Your Career Sweet Spot Finding Your Career Sweet Spot (6/5/2016) - Where is your career sweet spot? A career sweet spot can be found in the places in our professional life that require the least amount of energy, where you excel and where you find flow. In positive psychology, flow is the mental state in which we are fully immersed in a state of energized focus, […]
career transition Jump Start Career Transition (5/15/2014) - As spring comes into full bloom, now is the time to re-assess your career advancement or career transition plans.  While recent surveys indicate that U.S. employees are still not fully confident about their job security, it is important to weigh your options, in order to find a best fit job.  You may feel frustrated or […]
Career Transitions: Good Planning (4/15/2014) - 17th century author, John Milton, once wrote “Luck is the residue of design.”  This aphorism is certainly applicable to career transitions, including job searches.  Many believe that finding a good career or job is out of their control, and is solely due to chance.  However, this belief is inaccurate, and the reality is that those […]
Decision Making Intrapersonal Combat: Decision Making Fear (3/11/2014) - Many individuals, who are considering a change of career or job, end up being paralyzed by the fear of making such a big decision. Clients often believe that they will make the wrong decision, and ultimately suffer irreparable consequences. The reality is that it is critical to make well informed and thoughtful career decisions, but […]
Stress Reduction Thriving in the Workplace: Overcoming Stress (2/4/2014) - Burnout, stress, and fears about job security have taken over the lives of a good portion of the working populace. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, 36% of employees reported feeling tense or stressed out at work, and almost half (49%) said low pay is impacting their stress level.  Employers recognize […]
Career Choice Reflections on Successful Career Choice (1/21/2014) - Most Americans are taught to simply find a “good” job, with no direction about how to actually accomplish this goal, and what “good” entails.  Thus, most struggle with finding a best fit position which matches one’s values, interests, and skills, which would lead to long term career satisfaction.  After recently attending a career conference in […]
Be an entrepreneur about your career Being Entrepreneurial About Your Career (3/27/2010) - During a troubled economic period, although many employees are dissatisfied, they tend to remain in their current position, due to job security concerns.  However, history indicates that it is also during challenging financial times that the most innovation and entrepreneurial energy are unleashed.  People who are laid off or downsized feel the freedom to take […]
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