Monthly Archives: June 2008

Winning Job Search Case Study

I’ve been hearing a lot of doom and gloom about the economy and the job market lately. I live in the Detroit area, so that tends to dominate the news and local conversation. But it’s not just a local issue. I talk to people from all over the country and everyone’s got the same story…it’s a down economy and a …

Designing your success ladder

You have your goal and know what you want to achieve a year from now. So now the question is: how do I get there? Here is a simple 4 step strategy I use with clients to create their ‘success ladder’. The four steps of the ladder are: Knowledge & Skills, Environment, Beliefs, and Action. What this means is that …

Summertime

The kids are out of school for the summer. Remember that feeling of walking out of school on that last day and cheering! I love watching them come up with fun and creative ways to spend the lazy days of summer. Swimming, biking, sleepovers, and yard games always top the list. There is something to be said for having your …

Design the ideal start and end to your day

One of the biggest complaints I hear from new clients is that they feel out of control of their schedule. Every minute of every day seems in demand or overtaken by meetings, phone calls, appointments and a steady stream of email and phone calls. So one of the early ‘assignments’ I give them is to design their ideal 1st and …

Decisions Deferred

Recently, I was avoiding the tough decision. My 18 year old cat “Winston” was having major health issues. He had lost 1/2 of his body weight recently, had grown lethargic very quickly and in the last week had nearly given up eating entirely. Tests could find nothing wrong, yet clearly things weren’t right. I kept trying to get him to …

Featured Guest on Coachville Caffeine

“I was the featured guest yesterday on Coachville Caffeine, on Blog Talk Radio. Coach Dave Buck and I explored how to win at the “Corporate Career Game”. Listen to the 30 minute interview and hear about: corporate career success in the ‘inspiration economy’ playing the survival game versus the success game how to know if you’ve built your career on …