Career Struggles Part 3 of 3: No Mentor

This is part 3 of the 3 part Career Struggles series.  In this article I will be going over the importance of having a mentor and how to choose the best one for you. Career Struggle # 3 – No Mentor Mentors are important in any aspect of our life but especially in our...

Networking Tips for the Introvert

Networking is so important to career advancement but it can be terrifying when you are an introvert.  The last thing you want to do is go into a group of people and have to talk and socialize.  Isn’t there a way around it? Well, unfortunately, no there is not,...

The Importance of an Elevator Speech

Ever wonder exactly what an elevator speech is and why it’s important for you to have one? An elevator speech is a clear, brief, explanation of what you do for work and how you help others. It communicates to the person you are talking to who you are, what...

Creating the Plan of Action

Now that you have reviewed last year and all that you accomplished and looked at what you want to accomplish this year, it is time to create goals and action steps. Goals don’t have to be huge.  They can be simple goals that are a bit of a stretch. I suggest...

Where Do You Want To Be In One Year?

We are a month into the new year.  How are things going? Are you on track with your goals still? I invite you this month to do an exercise you may or may not have done in the past.  I call it Composing the New Year.  We Completed the Old last month and you had an...

2018 in Review

Welcome to 2019!  Did 2018 fly by to you?  It did to me! With each new year it’s a good time to review the year we completed, cast a vision for the new year and develop a plan of action.  We will be doing this over the first quarter of 2019.  I hope you will...