Career Coaching & Career Advice Blog


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Recognize & Avoid the Pitfalls of a Career Plateau

Ever feel like you're just going through the motions at work, barely noticing the days slipping by? If that rings a bell, it's possible you've reached a plateau in your current job. This is common among managers and executives who value both success and fulfillment in their careers. Let’s explore the signs that you might be ready for something bigger and better.

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How to Shine When You're Not in the Spotlight

What do you do when you don’t feel seen by your boss? With many working remotely or in large teams, you might question how to demonstrate your value when your boss isn’t directly observing you. This article aims to provide practical strategies to ensure you are noticed by your boss (and your boss's boss).

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11 Tools to Feel & Be Successful in Your Career

It is normal to feel beat up and demoralized at work. Even the best job can feel like a trail run where you tripped over roots, caught in snags, and fell in the mud. It would be amazing if your manager regularly told you you are awesome. Hope, though, isn't a strategy. You need to take matters into your own hands. I want to give you 11 tools that can help you feel awesome and do great in your job and career. Pick up the tools that feel right for you. Ignore the rest.

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Key Career Moments that Determine your Future & Drive Results

In your professional journey, you experience key career moments that impact your direction and focus. To gain more control over your professional future, try viewing your career as comprised of two elements: these key career moments, and all of the work you do in-between. The important realization is that key events generate the content and quality of your work.

Some key career moments are predictable and others happen spontaneously, turning out in retrospect to be pivotal moments on your profess…

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How to Protect Your Job References in 2024

You likely (and hopefully) have job reference relationships, people in your back pocket that you believe to be in your corner and ready to act as a professional reference for you, or help you out when you call.

When is the last time you checked-in on those job reference relationships? To see how they are doing? Congratulate them on their progress? Share something of value? Offer to help? Take them out for lunch?

Have you let things lapse so much that their strong reference and unwavering suppo…

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