The Coronavirus work from home guide was created out of love and concern to help you navigate this uncertain time. Many of you may be working from home for the first time ever. Compound that with trying to manage the needs of kids/pets/aging parents/concerned friends and it can quickly become overwhelming. Bottomline: you are going to be…Read More
Although it may seem counterintuitive, imposter syndrome is prevalent at the executive level. I have a client, let’s call him Ben, who reached out for coaching because the company where he had worked for 20 years had turned into a toxic environment where he no longer felt respected by upper management and his career had stalled. Ben is…Read More
You’ve made it to the top coveted position. And while society spends plenty of time portraying the glamour of being the top dog, what they don’t reveal is the loneliness CEO’s experience. If you’ve struggled with this yourself, rest assured, you are not alone. According to Harvard Business Review, half of CEOs express feelings of loneliness and of that…Read More
You are about to embark upon an adventure like one you’ve never experienced before. And although it’s an adventure fellow-women have been going on since the beginning of humankind, it is still full of surprises for each brave woman who embarks upon it. Luckily, you don’t have to go it alone. There are tons of resources out there…Read More
Every 2-3 years throughout the first 13 years of my career, I switched jobs. I had a distinct pattern: the first six months of my new job I was really happy and excited that I had finally found a role I liked. Then, the familiar doubts and disheartening realizations would rear their ugly heads. I felt stifled, I…Read More
The Bay Area offers significant career opportunities for professionals aspiring to advance their careers. Learn how to be successful in this unique job market.Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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