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Imposter Syndrome at the Executive Level

March 9, 2020

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…

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The CEO Loneliness Guide to Survival

February 24, 2020

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…

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The Professional Woman’s Guide to Preparing for Maternity Leave

October 9, 2019

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…

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The Job Searching Mistake You’re Likely Making

August 8, 2019

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…

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Insights About The Bay Area Job Market For Aspiring Executives

July 2, 2019
Golden Gate Bridge - Bay Area main artery for commuters

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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How Meditation Can Help You at Work (and Beyond)

March 11, 2019
Actualize success, relieve stress with daily meditation

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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Why You Should Shake Up Your Routine

February 25, 2019
Recharge yourself. Change your routine.

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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What Size Company Should I Work For?

February 12, 2019
Choose the right company size for your career

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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