Category: Career Coaching

Making lives better Life & Career Coach

Rethinking your job/career? Here are your starting points.

Many of us have been working from home, alone or spending time with our kids, our spouse or significant other, maybe even our parents—and actually enjoying it. We’ve enjoyed the easy conversations, getting to know neighbors, friends and relatives at a different level. And maybe they have even liked being with US as well. Perhaps that work/life balance feels more in line with what fulfills you—more time for family and friends, exercise, cooking, relaxation, even…
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What motivates health care workers to risk their lives? (and aren’t they amazing?)

This week, Frontline ran a documentary on how medical teams responded to the pandemic in Italy. There were so many examples of bravery, compassion and concern–nurses who stayed with patients because family couldn’t, doctors who sat for hours with coma patients because they wanted them to pull through, workers who risked their lives and gave up their family life to go to the hospital to care for complete strangers. It was moving to see the…
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3 steps to gain insight into the work you love to do . . .

When you run out of interest in your job, what do you do? 3 Tips to help you move ahead Have you ever felt . . . tired of your job, burned out or have simply run out of energy for it? You want another job, but need to earn money and feel trapped in your line of work? But it’s hard to imagine any other job you could qualify for. Right? This is good…
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burnout got you down

Can’t decide? 4 simple steps to get out of the mud (of indecision)

If self-doubt, vacillation or downright fear is controlling and possibly hindering your progress, (such as with a project or a personal conundrum) here are four easy steps to get back on track and heading toward success. Ask yourself these questions: Do I have the knowledge/information I need to make this decision or do I need more input? If no: Figure out your best resources to help you clarify the issues and shed light on any…
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If you could have your dream job, what would it be?

3 steps to help find out Have you ever felt this way . . . are you tired of your job and burned out or have you simply run out of energy for it?  Or maybe you want another job, but need to earn money and thus feel trapped in your line of work? But it’s hard to imagine any other job you could qualify for. Right? This is good news! When you lose energy…
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