fbpx

Career Advice from the Dying

If you were living the last 12 hours of your life, what would you regret? The other day, I read an article about an Australian nurse who spent years recording her patient’s insights during the last 12 hours of their lives.  It was a very thought-provoking article. If you would like to read it, you…

Read More

The Complete Networking Strategy in 9 Easy Steps – Steps 6-9.

In my last two blog posts, I outlined the steps to help you; identify networking opportunities, prepare for the networking event, and meet new professionals. If you haven’t been able to read the two previous posts, you can access them here. In this final post of the mini-series, I will discuss the last three steps…

Read More

The Complete Networking Strategy in 9 Easy Steps. – Steps 4 – 6.

In last week’s blog, we discussed the first three steps of the networking strategy.  If you didn’t get a chance to read it, you can access it here. This week, we’re going to talk about what to do during the actual networking meeting.      Going to networking events makes a lot of people nervous,…

Read More

The Complete Networking Strategy in 9 Easy Steps. – Part 1 of 3

Networking is one of the most important activities for anyone who is looking to; find a job, build a business, or recruit new employees.  But, for many, networking can feel uncomfortable, nerve-racking and for some, downright frightening. In this blog, I am going to provide you with a complete networking strategy that you can use…

Read More

Job Crafting: Turn Your Current Job into One You’ll Love!

  A couple of years ago, my kids were really into this video game called Minecraft.  Perhaps you’ve heard of it. In the game, you are in an imaginary world and have the ability to use different materials to construct houses, caves, and a multitude of different things.  People love the game because you’re able…

Read More

Why Do We Stay in Jobs We Hate?

“If you’re going to work, you might as well work in the career that pays me the most.” This was the quote that lead me down almost 10 years of doing a job that I hated.  When I graduate college with a degree in marketing, I was excited to get out into the world of…

Read More

Why Do you Work?

By John Salow Awhile back, I was meeting with one of my clients.  We were talking about what he wants in his calling. Without skipping a beat, he said “lots of money.”  “Okay,” I said hesitantly. Silently, I was thinking, “doesn’t he want more than that?” Doesn’t he want to have meaning in his work?…

Read More

The Art of Goal Cultivation

by John Salow The other week, I met with one of my clients and I could see that there was something a little different with him.  So I said, “you look like you can take on the world, what’s different?”  In the previous session, I had asked him to complete an assignment.  He said  “Well,…

Read More

Out of the Shadows

By: John Salow   Today I had a revelation….As I was reading an article by a coach that I admire, Rich Litvin, I noticed that I haven’t been as authentic in my previous blogs as I would like to be.  You see, when you read Rich’s articles, you hear from Rich.  You get to know…

Read More