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Simplifying Life

I am in that painful process of simplifying life. The last time I did it was about seven years ago when I downsized and moved into a smaller – yet very comfortable house. This time, I am selling my house ( tinyurl.com/ktp7ktq ) and moving to a new state. Some may think…are you really simplifying life by […]

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Tips to Adapt to Tough Economic Times

I wanted to share insights C. Michael Reimringer recently shared with a networking group about how to cope and adapt to tough economic times. As he noted to me privately, many of these same actions were taken by our elders during the Great Depression. In 2008 our economy experienced similiar challenges and as you work your […]

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Thinking about changing your career?

Are you dis-satisfied with your career and thinking about making a change? Perhaps you have been in the same job for many years and just want a change or you realize that they profession you chose earlier in life was not what you were passionate about. If this sounds like you, chances are you: Want […]

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Career Development Carnival: March 2014

This month’s Career Development Carnival had a theme to challenge the creative juices of our career experts: Which came first? The Chicken or the Egg? We asked them to think about the conversations they have with people who believe that one action or thought has to come first and ask the question…does it really? Usually […]

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Who, What and Why before the Resume

Transitions are difficult for job hunters and career changers. You often fret about getting things right and defining what is the most important thing to get done first. Frustration and confusion sets in early, especially when everyone you ask has an opinion…and it is different. More often than not, the resume rises to the top […]

Pattern: Comparing yourself to others

One of my clients likes to compare what he is doing to what other people are doing. Sometimes, the pattern of comparing yourself to others is productive and other times it becomes divisive in what you are trying to accomplish. For example, when he is job hunting, he wants to know why he has not […]