Character

If you want to identify your character at it’s core, think about the person you are when your internet or cable goes down and you call Customer Service. If your potential future Boss was a fly on the wall during this interaction, would you still get the job? You’ve heard the famous saying, “Character is …

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Brand Traces

I had a coaching client – let’s call him Marvin – who was overlooked for a promotion for a second time and was considering leaving his company.  After dissecting a number of potential reasons, one thing stood out. While Marvin never missed deadlines, produced a solid work product, and was viewed as competent by his …

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Job Search Strategies that Changed (while you weren’t looking!)

It’s 2017 and there are many positive career predictions to look forward to this year: the candidate experience will improve (finally!), more people will take advantage of the “gig” economy, performance reviews will be more collaborative, and creative perks (like school loan payback) are on the rise. But if it’s been a while since you’ve engaged …

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Micro-networking

With everything going “micro” these days – loans, brews, and even apartments – why not networking?  What is micro-networking?  It’s a way to cultivate your network through ”mini-yet-meaningful” interactions. Research suggests that it takes 6 – 8 interactions to build trust, which is the basis for a strong relationship.  With busy schedules, it can be …

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