Monthly Archives: July 2013

Hard Work Got You Where You Are. Where Are You?

The summer is an opportune time to do a job or career audit. You will not be consulting with any accountants, crunching any numbers or reviewing financial statements rather you may want to do this on your own, with a … Continue reading

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Are You Building or Burning Bridges?

Every day you encounter people and situations either positive or negative that demand that you take actions and make decisions. Because many people are away on vacation in the summer, there may be fewer people available to do the work … Continue reading

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Twelve “Takes” That Truly Transform

Take Advice – You are facing some difficult challenges with a person or situation. You contact some individuals whom you respect and admire and say the four most courageous words in the English language: “I need your help”. They give … Continue reading

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The Upside of Downtime

While some people enjoy every minute of the long, hot, sunny and humid days of summer, others find this weather makes them unhappy, uncomfortable and unreasonable. The heat can drag, drain and deplete you so whether or not you love … Continue reading

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Get “Back to Basics” to Generate Ideas and Solutions

Have you ever been asked to generate an innovative idea and/or develop a creative solution in a limited amount of time and your mind keeps drawing a blank? Perhaps, you are feeling so pressured that you are distracted by how … Continue reading

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Your Professional Relationships: Corrosive or Collaborative?

One of the most important things that you can do for your career or business twice a year in July and in December is to conduct a detailed and thoughtful audit of your professional relationships with clients/customers, team members and internal … Continue reading

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When What Looked and Sounded So Right Seems So Wrong

You are sitting alone in your office or in a meeting room full of strangers on the first day or during the first week of working in your long-awaited and much deserved dream job. All of a sudden, you are shocked … Continue reading

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