5 Things Holding You Back from Career Transition

Christie MimsThere are often 5 big things that hold us back from making a change in our career, and if you can get past them, you’d be amazed at what happens. Click the link below to listen to a 15-minute podcast from career coach Christie Mims to learn more about these fears, and learn a tool that can help you overcome them.

The 5 Fears

How many of us have felt one or more of these? Read More

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Finding Opportunity in Times of Change

Samantha-Ettus-2013-120x120Everything changes, and we all resist change. We all experience adversity that ranges from every day challenges to serious loss. Fortunately, people can grow and adapt.

In this session of “Office Hours,” host Samantha Ettus and guest Anne Barry Jolles, MBA, PCC, OT, discussed how to develop resilience, which allows us to live with humor, vitality and optimism during tough times and chaos. Scroll down to read a recap, and click the link below to listen to the full 30-minute broadcast. Read More

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Inspired By: Karen Quintos

Quintos_Karen_9-17_2sm“A diverse set of perspectives just makes companies better and teams better.”

Karen Quintos, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Dell, and Texas Conference for Women board member strongly believes that diversity is key to a company’s success, which is one reason she’s made a deliberate effort at Dell to help other women succeed through networking. Read More

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Here I Go, Oversharing Again: Emily Bennington on Mindfulness

Emily-BenningtonsmThanks to a Texas Conference for Women telecall in May on Mindfulness as a Career Strategy, my list has a lot of new subscribers.

A lot.

So I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you and welcome. Thank you to those who have been here since I started this blog…stopped this blog… and started again. And welcome to those of you who are getting an email from me for the first time.

Since so many of you are new, I thought this would be a good opportunity to share something with you. Read More

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Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: Emily Bennington Teleclass Recap

“Are you walking around pretending to have it all together, while your mind is like a shaken snowglobe?” Career author Emily Bennington posed this question in our free May teleclass, “Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: How to Use Centuries-Old Techniques to Enhance Your Leadership Presence Today.” [scroll down to listen to the full teleclass] Read More

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How to Find Your Way When You’re Lost at Work: Christie Mims

Christie MimsWhat do you do when you’ve lost your way at work? (And desperately need a new plan for the future!)

A lot of times, our work is … fine.  Things are going well enough that we don’t look too deeply or ask too many questions of ourselves, and shamefully leave the TV channel set to The Real Housewives. Read More

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Teleclass Recap: Your Next Career—Now with Julie Shifman

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In our free teleclass on April 24, Julie Shifman of Act Three discussed how to use small-stepping to reach your goals, avoiding the hopelessness and discouragement that often come when facing a big challenge. Scroll down to listen to the 30-minute call.

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Poise, Pep and My Power Suit

Alexis-Sclambergsm1-120x162by Alexis Sclamberg

I remember my polished image staring back at me at that downtown consignment store. I could hear Dolce and Gabbana cheering me on, with my cinched waist, tapered suit pants and power pumps.

I looked pretty sharp, I looked really professional, and crazily enough, I looked like a lawyer. Read More

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Vision Boards: You Become What You Believe

paula rizzo © Steve Credoby Paula Rizzo

I’m not crafty but at the beginning of every year I make a vision board.  It’s my one craft project for the year and it’s so much fun.  Reading magazines is my guilty little pleasure and it comes in handy for this task.  Over the past few weeks I’ve been ripping out pages, pictures and words that speak to me.  I spent this evening gluing my favorites on a piece of poster board. Read More

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Your Next Career—Now. Free Teleclass April 24

Julie ShifmanYou’re competent. You’re capable. What’s standing in the way of your new career venture?

On April 24, 2013, from 12:00-12:30 CDT, author, coach and business owner Julie Shifman will address the fears of failure and the unknown that plague us all – and teach you how to overcome them. With Julie’s help, you’ll learn how a series of small changes – instead of one big leap – can make a new career or transition seem less scary, and how to create a small-stepping plan of your own, no matter what you want your next career move to be.

As the author of Act Three: Create the Life You Want and the owner of Act Three, Julie has interviewed thousands of women who have successfully created new careers for themselves. Now let her help you create a plan to reach your goals!

DOWNLOAD THE SLIDES HERE

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Call in details will be sent in your registration confirmation email.

 

Posted in blog, Career, Life on Your Terms, Embrace the Unknown, Career Choices, Transitions
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