Do you ever think you are lost in time, trying and trying to make something happen with no visible results? Do you need reassurance?
It may be reassuring to know there is a “characteristic shape” to transitions. First you have an ending (often with ensuing chaos). Then there’s a “neutral zone” where you feel frustrated and scared about not knowing where you’re going or how you’re going to get there. Then the new beginning comes out of the activities you engage in during this neutral zone, or what I call desert time. Read More
Job Seekers need to meet many new people trying to convey their availability to as many people as possible. It can be hard to put yourself out there. - to rely on the kindness of strangers. Here's a tip to help you decide if you are wise to divulge more information. ' Read More
Sometimes, when networking is undertaken in a job search, a job seeker is referred to a Key Player who agrees to see what they can do to help.
To honor the trust the Key Player is putting in the referrer and generosity they are extending to you, we suggest having a clear agenda. It may be sent ahead of time or in your own mind. Read More
Coaching has been my life's work for over 20 years. I wish I could tell you a success rate, an acceleration rate or something measurable like that. But, like other coaches, I can't compare you to what would have been.
I can show you the value you will receive and give you a couple of things to compare it to. Read More
Case studies of really tough transitions. Unfairness and inability to affect outcome at former employer. Coaching changed all that to terrific outcome from job search coaching. Read More
“A spiritual journey is a process of reconciliation and education through enlightenment. It is as unique and individual as each individual is unique; and each of us eventually comes to attain the reconciliation and education in our own way, in our own time. “ - William Stillman Read More
Ever wonder how to answer questions that seem invasive, too personal, or even illegal? Here’s a principle and formula for what to do. Practice will make you feel confident in implementing it. Read More
What do you think about pear, about being in a job search, trying hard to be found? Read More