In the 1970s, a tennis coach named W. Timothy Gallwey was helping players improve their games. Over time, his students started to improve—a lot. It was curious. Some of them had not played very long. One woman had not been physically active for … Read more about Your Inner Game of Job Searching: Relax. Trust Yourself.
How do I talk About My Mistakes?
There’s a certain terror that strikes when you make a mistake at work and can’t fix it fast enough. Take this nursing student, whose story was part of an article on the Cosmopolitan UK website: "I worked on a care of the elderly ward. I tried … Read more about How do I talk About My Mistakes?
Moving Past Anxiety-Producing Career Memories
The past. It haunts some of us. Things we did in our youth. Things people said to us. Stuff we shouldn’t have said but can’t take back. I’ll admit that some nights I can’t shut off the video loop in my head. Buddhists preach that living … Read more about Moving Past Anxiety-Producing Career Memories
How do I Figure out What to Do with My Life?
What will you design? This is the question posed on Canva, a platform for designing your own fliers, invitations, banners and other materials. It’s right there on the home page. Canva gives me a lot of options I can use to make great fliers, … Read more about How do I Figure out What to Do with My Life?
Feeling Wobbly About your Career?
I recently talked to a client about the work she’s doing. She is in HR, and she found a dream job where she is using her creative mind to improve employee engagement and build community. It is a joy to listen to her talk about the ideas she is … Read more about Feeling Wobbly About your Career?
Get clear before you go after that job
It can be so confusing to think about what you want when there appear to be so many choices.I’ve started asking my clients what has helped them make decisions, and I’d like to share some advice from Shawn.He is a successful consultant working with … Read more about Get clear before you go after that job