Don’t Find Your Passion … Go Out and Develop It!

Don’t Find Your Passion … Go Out and Develop It!

If you haven’t found your passion yet, don’t despair! Passions aren’t lying in wait for you to uncover them, nor is there just one “true” passion for each of us. Our core interests aren’t whetted to one path or career. Rather, they can be cultivated – growing and...
Changing Careers?  You Are Not Alone!

Changing Careers? You Are Not Alone!

These days it’s very rare to find anyone who stays in a job for life the way our parents did. If you find yourself in the situation looking for a change, here are some tips to help you get through: “Fear of failure, of looking silly, of being rejected, of losing...

Career Transition and Depression

Mental illness, suicide and depression have been everywhere on broadcast and online media in the last week due to the tragic deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. The reality of changing careers by choice or by force can put many of us on a shaky limb with our...

How Powerless Are You?

Richie had a high-powered job in the financial industry. He’d been “between things” for three years when he came to coach with me. He was stuck in circular thinking that left him with only one choice that tortured him. He kept looking for another job in the same...

3 Signs that Your Career Search Will Tank

Experience helps us to easily recognize patterns. Recently, I’ve seen a scenario enough times to know exactly how things were going to go. I’m here to warn you that if you’re going down a career transition path or completely looking for a career reboot, there are some...

When Doing What You Love Won’t Pay the Bills

“I know what I want to do, but it won’t pay the bills!” My answer to that is “It may not pay them all right away, but don’t let that be a reason to stay stuck.” One of the biggest obstacles to people making a change (when they DO know what they want to do) is math....