Does Your Career Align with Your Life?

  Think About It: Does Your Career Align with Your Life? “When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: ‘If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.‘ It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” ~ Steve Jobs Photo by Laurenz Read More

Love Your Work, Love Your Company, Love Your Life!

So I’m home on Friday night, finally getting this blog post written, a week later than I like to.  Some might say “Ugh, you’re working at 8:15pm on a Friday night?? What kind of life is THAT??” To which I would say – “A life I love! A life I chose! A life that matches my values of freedom and flexibility!”  I’m working tonight because for 24 out of 30 days in last month, I was living in and exploring two states, neither of which is where my house and normal life reside. I was seeing friends and family I Read More

Why you can’t start your job search by updating your resume

Career Clarity: Getting Clear & Plotting the Course for Where You’re Headed Next So many job seekers think their resume was the first step in preparing for a new job search – but – they don’t quite know what they wanted to do next. An effective resume **has to be targeted** to a specific job goal. So – if you don’t know what type of work you want to do now, it’s not effective (in time, energy or money) to (pay someone to) work on your resume. Knowing what you want – and don’t want – and having a guide Read More

VIDEO: Career Change – Your Ideal Environment?

  This video is one of several I’ve posted on my YouTube channel with some great ideas about how to get more clear on your next career direction. Not sure where you want to go?  Does this sounds like you? “I’m not sure what I want to do now, but I DO know, I need to get out of this job, it’s killing me, I’m so unhappy here!”   Then you’ll want to get more ideas and check out the excavation exercises to support your career exploration and inspire job changes in this 70-page Career Clarity Guide. Click here to access it on Read More