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Insights About The Bay Area Job Market For Aspiring Executives

July 2, 2019

The Bay Area offers significant career opportunities for professionals aspiring to advance their careers. Learn how to be successful in this unique job market.

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What to Do When You Can’t Let Go of the Little Things

June 11, 2019

I recently had a discovery call with a client (who is also a lawyer) that ended with him wanting to work with me.  After sending him my contract, he replied in a scathing email that he no longer wanted to work with me and his reasons centered around my lack of an air-tight contract.  Now, evading a…

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How to Resolve Work Conflict in Your Favor

April 2, 2019

When something goes “wrong” in an organization, at home, while driving, etc., the first response tends to be, “whose fault is it?” There’s a fundamental error to this instinctual first response.  Once we move to finding fault and point the finger, we focus on uncovering what’s wrong with our antagonist.  We lash out at them, ponder how…

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Actualize success, relieve stress with daily meditation

How Meditation Can Help You at Work (and Beyond)

March 11, 2019

The term “meditation” has become a popular word in the English vernacular lately.  Previously reserved for monks and free-spirited hippies, it’s become more and more a part of our mainstream culture as we’re seeing everyday people embrace the practice and tout the benefits.  So, what’s the big fuss, anyway? What does it mean to meditate?  Webster has two…

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Recharge yourself. Change your routine.

Why You Should Shake Up Your Routine

February 25, 2019

The last few weeks have felt grueling.  I’ve been spending every minute of my non-coaching work hours on building my business.  I’ve been networking, writing, applying for public speaking, pitching prospective leads, investing time in SEO, and on.  I was starting to feel a little fatigued and disengaged and I couldn’t figure out why.  After all, I had…

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Choose the right company size for your career

What Size Company Should I Work For?

February 12, 2019

When pondering the next right career move, a common question that comes up is, “what sized company would suit me best?”  I’ve worked for Fortune 50 companies, mid-sized companies, and a small start-up with less than 30 people.   So, if like Goldilocks, you’re wondering which one is “just right” for you, read on to learn about nuances…

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When quitting my job is the right career choice

Should I Quit My Job?

February 4, 2019

At some point in your career, you’ll reach a point when you’re at the end of a rapidly fraying rope.  And all you want to do is tell everyone off.  And you may have visions of quitting and walking out in a blaze of glory. First off, you likely have every right to feel the way you…

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How to prepare for your performance review

How to Prepare for your Performance Review

January 28, 2019

Performance review season is upon us.  Managers are in the midst of collecting collective feedback to help you learn how you are being perceived in the organization.  For many, this time of year is filled with dread, uncertainty, and perhaps, hope.  Many people walk out of this experience with a promotion or a raise.  And some walk out with…

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Want to quit your job but think you can't?

I Hate My Job But Love The Money. Now What?

January 15, 2019

In one my last roles before becoming a coach, I had been working for a massively growing start-up (the marketing organization grew from 8 people to 40 in two years).  I was working 50-60 hours a week, traveling 50% of the time and, luckily, worked from home the rest of the time.  I was the…

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Executive coaching helps you find your passion

What is an Executive Career Coach?

November 5, 2018

Beep, beep, beep- as Sasha’s alarm goes off, she slowly opens her eyes and lets out a loud sigh. Just like hundreds of days before this, it’s time to get up, complete the morning routine, and head into work. Years ago, when she accepted her VP role at Somerville, she woke up most mornings with a fire…

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