SINGLE-TASKING

As a Recruiter and Career Coach, I’ve read thousands of resumes over the past 15 years.  One skill that used to be a frequent buzzword on resumes was the ability to “multi-task.”  The talent of performing several activities simultaneously was a desirable characteristic.  Of course, the assumption was that tasks were also being completed effectively …

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DAYDREAM ON

When you were a teenager, what did you daydream about?  In High School, I wanted to be a rock star. I took voice lessons, studied piano and wrote song lyrics.  It was the era of Debbie Gibson and there was nothing more fun than dressing in neon and belting out the words to the latest …

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THE GIFT YOU’RE OVERLOOKING

Criticism is defined as, “a critical observation or remark, usually unfavorable.”  While criticism comes in many forms, most agree that receiving criticism is not an enjoyable experience.   Which of the following resonates best with you?:   I consider criticism NO MATTER WHERE it comes from. I consider criticism depending on WHO it comes from. …

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HONK IF YOU LOVE STRESS

Imagine this scenario.  You are in the grocery store standing in the cereal aisle deciding between Lucky Charms and Frosted Flakes when someone bumps their cart into the back of your heels.  Ouch.  In milliseconds, you feel your blood pressure start to rise, anger begins to boil, and you get ready to turn around and …

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