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Burnish your brand: 5 things to do this month

In the dead of winter, it’s a little tougher than normal to get psyched about long-term career strategy. Which makes it the perfect time to give your brand an extra burnish this month. You’ll outshine the competition, for sure. Five simple things: Schedule a check-in lunch with your most important connections (not necessarily your immediate [read more]

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Coach or therapist?

I’m often asked the difference between coaching and therapy. It’s an important question, one that I keep front and center in my coaching practice. Before taking on a new client, I want to make sure that I can successfully address my client’s needs and help her meet her goals. Career coaching helps women develop the [read more]

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Self-awareness, on the road to power

Self-awareness. That’s what a lot of coaching is: learning to be honest about ourselves. To see ourselves clearly, on the road to claiming our power — making a difference, having an impact. So, seven questions to ask yourself, a kind of career self-knowledge audit: Success. What does it mean to you? Purpose. What kind of [read more]

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3 easy ways to lose your promotion

You don’t want the extra responsibility, do you? So:  1.  Assume that your work speaks for itself. Don’t bother to keep a record of your contributions to the organization. Rely on your (busy) boss to remember everything you’ve done, and understand why it’s significant. Keep believing that, if you “deserve” it,  you’ll surely get it. [read more]

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EXECUTIVE PRESENCE: 10 questions for you

“It’s so easy to get distracted by what other people think, do, or say. But they don’t live your life. You need to know what you want and who you are, and you have to convey it to others quickly so that you shine at first impression.” Christopher Bailey, CEO, Burberry  What does confidence look [read more]

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career coaching |WomenAdvance.com

Shonda Rhimes: How to be the boss

Besides being a world-class writer, Shonda Rimes is one smart cookie. In the current issue of InStyle, she shares her top four leadership tips. “It took me a while to really understand that power is not power if you don’t embrace it,” she told the magazine. “If there’s nobody truly steering the ship, it’s a [read more]

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What is your work style?

It’s a painful experience, when you don’t feel in sync with your job. I’ve been there, and I remember wondering, “Is something wrong with me? Other people seem happy, or satisfied, here.” No, it’s not you. It’s likely a mis-fit between you and your organization. So it pays to step back periodically (because you’ll change [read more]

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How to ask for a raise and get it

It’s the sixty-four-thousand-dollar question: How do I get that raise??? Jeffrey Stimson answers that question in his article for TheStreet.com, and I’m grateful to have contributed: You may feel with every fiber that you deserve more pay, but make no mistake as you walk into your boss’s office: arguing effectively for a raise requires logic, [read more]

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