Aligning With Your Career Catalysts

Did you know: 48% of men say they have received detailed information on career paths to P&L jobs in the past 24 months, just 15% of women report the same. 54% of men had a career discussion with a mentor or sponsor in the past 24 months, while only 39% of women had the same […]

Athena International – Owning a Business: My Story

Athena International

In September I will have the great opportunity of moderating a panel discussion at the Athena International conference where the topic is about owning a business. The insiders sharing their experience will be: Julie Brandle, President/Founder, Metis Construction Services June Taylor, Chair, Ohio Casino Control Commission; President, MAC Installations & Consulting, LLC Stacey Zahoranski,  Wealth Advisor, Beacon Wealth […]

Be the Most Persuasive Just By Showing Up

Looking to gain consensus on an idea? Want to close a sale? The trick may be as simple as showing up. Robin Camarote says that the The 1 Thing Ridiculously Persuasive People Do Every Day is showing up. She says: “In-person requests are 34 times more successful than email. Researchers Vanessa Bohns and Mahdi Roghanizad say, “we found that […]

Thinking About a Career Move? Before You Leap…

It is easy to stay in a job for years, even when you are no longer happy or feel challenged, simply because it seems easier. However, at some point you may want to consider making a career move or even a jump into owning your own business. Are you thinking about jumping out of the […]

Personal Coaching New Emerging Employee Benefit

personal coaching

Personal coaching is the latest in human resource support being offered at some of the best places to work in the United States. I often talk about the value and importance of mentoring; whether you are the mentor or you seek a mentor to assist you in your career journey. Personal coaching is perhaps a […]

Hope is Not a Career Strategy

Hope is not a career strategy.  Anything worth achieving is worth working for so don’t leave it to chance, be ready for the opportunity when it presents itself. Is what I have achieved the “All” I really want? Why am I here? We’ve all asked at one time or another. We begin to ask ourselves […]

Getting Unstuck – Pursue a Dream

Feeling like you are spinning your wheels? Perhaps you would benefit from a lesson in getting unstuck. How often do you worry about things you can’t change? How frequently do you compare yourself to others who, in some cases, you don’t even intimately know? Our society encourages us to watch what other people do, care […]

Effectively Communicate Your Professional Value

How effective have you been in communicating your professional value to your peers, your managers and those higher in your organization? In other words – what is your worth to your job, your department and your company? That may be hard to put into words because it goes beyond attendance, longevity and attitude. If you […]

Assess Your Network of Professionals

Your network, who you know and who knows you, can be the most valuable tool in your career arsenal. Yet, how often have you taken the time to assess your network for the value and support it provides? In my new book Accelerate Your Impact, I spend a bit of time talking about the power […]

Create a Larger Impact in Your Profession

accelerate your impact

How can you create a larger impact in your career? Rather than going through your workday with your head down, focusing on your work, you have the ability to make a difference, create a brand and have a larger impact on your business/industry. I was recently interviewed for the Positive Phil show and we talked […]