Category: Career

Cover Letters – the long and the short of it 0

Cover Letters – the long and the short of it

Mari Anoran is a terrific person and someone I have been honored to help along her career path. She gave me permission to share this recent email exchange about cover letters. She had a...

Candid Career & Job Search Advice:  Guy Kawasaki interviews Penelope Trunk 1

Candid Career & Job Search Advice: Guy Kawasaki interviews Penelope Trunk

Check out this blog post by Guy Kawasaki – a friend alerted me to it yesterday.  I found some very interesting stuff here regarding career, job search and the reality of the current workplace: ...

Get a Useful “Aha!” Moment – Ask Yourself This Question 0

Get a Useful “Aha!” Moment – Ask Yourself This Question

The other day, a friend calls me in a crisis about her job search and her career path and her life’s dream to be a published novelist. As she talks of her dilemma, this...

What do you like to leave at the door? 0

What do you like to leave at the door?

At a seminar I attended the keynote speaker advised us to leave our troubles at the door when we go into the office for our workday.  She said that we should imagine our troubles...

Surrender the Invisible Negative Cloak 0

Surrender the Invisible Negative Cloak

A woman I’ll call Susan met with me about her job search a few years ago. She’d been downsized when her telecommunications company was hit during the recession. Susan was a professional executive assistant...