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career management | Women Advance

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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fear to confidence | WomenAdvance.com

5 foolproof ways to hire the right career coach

The Seattle Times recently ran a terrific article on finding a career coach. If you’re in the market for a career coach, consider these five tips: 1.¬† Clearly define the help you want. I offer my prospective clients a pre-coaching questionnaire. Many times, I’m told that just completing the questionnaire helps them get clearer about [read more]

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leadership coaching | WomenAdvance.com

Leadership: how to make the transition

In my years as a leadership coach, I’ve observed again and again that the most demanding “growth spurt” you’ll face over the course of your career comes at the transition from individual contributor to team leader, or manager. How do you shift your focus from personal productivity to the effectiveness of other people? A recent [read more]

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career success | WomenAdvance.com

New coaching clients get a free session

The new year celebrations are over, and the resolutions have been made. How are you doing with yours? If you’re in need of a little help jumpstarting 2016, I’d love to help. When you sign up for private coaching this month, you’ll get an additional session, with my compliments. Interested? For more details, email me.

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career coaching | WomenAdvance.com

Gender bias, age, and the workplace

Mother-and-daughter¬† Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey teamed up to write What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know. It’s a terrific book, based on the best and latest research and providing smart — and actionable — strategies. (This coach loves actionable strategies!) Williams is Distinguished Professor and Director of [read more]

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career coaching | WomenAdvance.com

How to handle the double standard

At the top of my list of “The 10 Unwritten Rules That Could Sabotage Your Career” is the basic gender double standard: 1. Men get the benefit of the doubt. Men generally get hired on their promise and women on their demonstrated experience. Men are usually taken at their word, while women get challenged more, [read more]

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Dorie Clark | WomenAdvance.com

How to choose a career coach

I’m coming up on my tenth year (?!) as a career coach, and it’s still as exciting as ever. I love to help women get clear about what they want, and how to get it. Finding the right coach is such a personal decision. I’m not the right fit for every prospective client, and it’s [read more]

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fear to confidence | WomenAdvance.com

Coaching: get a $200 discount

January is the best time to begin the coaching process, because, with all the buzz about the New Year, you are primed and eager to finally make those changes! If you’ve ever considered hiring a coach, I’ll make it easy for you: When you sign up this month for my eight-week private coaching package, Email [read more]

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career advancement | WomenAdvance.com

Top-10 tips for success on the new job

When “Julie” engaged me as her coach, she was overwhelmed by a great new job that came without a roadmap. Good news, bad news: she had left transactional work behind. Now, she was the decision-maker on a brand-new initiative. She needed to ramp up new workflow strategies, new relationships, and a new mindset. She needed [read more]

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