At the recommendation of my husband, I went to a store in Marin to buy a new pair of running shoes. He had bought a pair of shoes from them a few months back and liked their service, so I headed over to Arch Rival to talk running shoes.
The young man selling shoes seemed nice. He asked me to … [Read More...]
“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.” -Jack London
To me the key word in that quote is play. Regardless of the where you are or what life has dealt you, you have to take action to move forward. I was talking to my husband the other day about … [Read More...]
It’s on. I signed up for the 21 Day Yoga Challenge at Yogaworks Studio, which is basically across the street from my home, so that mitigates the challenge a bit. Why am I doing it? For one thing, it was only $21 - But the real reason is that every list I’ve ever created about my dream … [Read More...]
Do you think yourself out of possibility and opportunity? I see people limit themselves all of the time. In fact, it’s part of my work to help people remove their blinders and see the opportunities that surround them everyday.
I held a couple of Career Planning workshops in April and May, … [Read More...]
You have to decide. Do you follow up with a potential client or let it wait another week? How about the company you are waiting to hear back from? Is it too early to follow up? Do you ask for the promotion?
These are the types of questions that we all have to confront, and because finding … [Read More...]
I met Tara Sophia Mohr at a Peet’s Coffee in San Francisco couple of weeks ago. Tara Sophia Mohr is the author of Playing Big and writes for the Harvard Business Review, as well as the Huffington Post. She's also a regular guest on The Today Show. Before I realized who she was, I asked if I … [Read More...]
Have you ever been at the point in your career where the next best step is a hunch? It might be a good hunch, but there definitely isn’t a well worn path to follow. If so, congratulations on making it to this point in your career. This is the point when you get to expand beyond the … [Read More...]
Welcome to the first full week of April. You made it through the first quarter of the year. Do you know where you career stands? The beginning of a new quarter is the best time to take a day to stop and get a overall view of where your career stands. Whether you own your own business or have … [Read More...]
I was reading Mike Robbins’ blog the other day. Mike is an author and motivational speaker who has taken time out of his busy life to personally encourage me on occasion. In his post, he shared a quote from his former baseball coach:
“Mike you’re living your life as though you’re … [Read More...]
My question is, I have a friend at work that would actually be a good networking resource. However, I've been hesitant to tell anyone at my firm that I'm looking for a new job. I don't think she would tell anyone, but she's really friendly with everyone, and might. What do you … [Read More...]