5 tips for finding a great coach

5 tips for finding a great coach

When coaching is done properly, it can be the best investment you’ll ever make in yourself. But the coaching profession is growing like crazy – an estimated 150,000 people now call themselves,”coach”. Back when I took my first coach training in 1978, there wasn’t even...
How To Retain Employees in Today’s Environment

How To Retain Employees in Today’s Environment

Let's face it the economy has been bad for several years and there appears to be no clear end in sight. Companies continue to struggle and consequently they cut one of their biggest expenses, namely payroll. Many workers have been out of a job for so long they are no...
Asking for a raise?

Asking for a raise?

We've all done it - played that movie over and over in our minds of our confident entry into the boss' office and asking for - no, demanding - that elusive pay raise. However deserved, however, reality often plays out far differently, with many relegating themselves...
How to choose the right mentor

How to choose the right mentor

In demanding times, you need as much "backup" as you can get. One of the best, is a mentor. "I think my mentor is one of the key reasons for my continued success, despite all the other things going on. And what she has shown me during our time together would have...
3 Paths to Career Self Sabotage

3 Paths to Career Self Sabotage

I frequently see the effects of actions that could have been avoided. If you want a long and successful career, don't make these mistakes: 1. Failing to have a personal action plan – Like great companies, very successful careerists know where they're headed. They have...