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February 16, 2015

Flexible Work/Life Balance Questions

The phrase, Flexible Work-Life Balance has not only become common place now, but is a “perk” that a lot of us are seeking in our jobs. More people than ever are looking for a career that fits in their life, instead of the other way around. But how do you…
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December 12, 2013

Career Planning – Review, Reflect, Move Forward

It’s that time of the year – looking back, taking stock, and figuring out if we want to call last year a success or a failure… and strategizing how we can make this year even better. To be fully transparent, I suck at this – particularly around the “success” part of that…
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Dream JobGiving Yourself Permission
October 2, 2013

Getting Out of Tactical Hell

What have I always hated about “work?” The consistent answer is being in tactical hell. I’m guessing you feel my pain. Being able to not only strategize, but tactical deliver is considered a huge differentiator in the workplace and in the solopreneur world. You don’t just think, you do. But…
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July 30, 2013

Being Able to Walk Away from an Offer

Earlier in my career, I always felt lucky to just have a job. That was before the economy turned to crap and jobs were harder to find. I never thought about the long-term trajectory of the skills that I wanted to use and leverage during my career, or what brought…
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June 10, 2013

Embrace Your Expertise

My world is somewhat divided these days – I have a group of people who are bloggers and online entrepreneurs, and then my “real life” friends and family, who struggle with understanding what I actually do. I feel lucky to have both perspectives because undoubtedly, each faction sees different things…
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June 3, 2013

Social Media is Killing Your Job Prospects

It happens every day. Someone in my Twitter feed or Facebook timeline, does or says something that makes me cringe. Not because they are using foul language (you know to be careful with that, right?), or that they are being overtly inappropriate. But because they are being a whiny, pain…
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Contributor PostsDream JobJob Search
May 28, 2013

Dream Job Drama

Throughout our career, we are constantly searching for our “dream job.” That one perfect position that will make us gloriously happy and eager to show up to work every day, make a difference in the world, and earn well over six-figures doing it. The elusive golden ticket of our career.…
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Dream JobGiving Yourself Permission
May 24, 2013

Success Measurements and Age

I’ve been thinking about age quite a bit recently. Maybe because I found my first gray hair a few weeks back, or perhaps it’s because I attended my first meeting where there was a younger person in the room. Regardless, age has been a constant measuring stick throughout my career.…
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May 9, 2013

6 Rules for Starting Over from Anywhere

I have moved a lot – don’t believe me, check out my Vizify profile. When asked why I move so much, I often give a generic answer along the lines of, “Work moved me,” or “I am a commitment phobe.” While both of those answers are true, it’s not at…
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