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What is Social Entrepreneurism?

July 8, 2014

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Career counseling clients looking to work for a values/community-based organization and earn a decent living are often stumped. They think they must choose between a non-profit whose mission they believe in and not make any money, or sell out their values to earn a better wage. When I’ve asked folks over the past few months […]

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Seven Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

April 21, 2014

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For those of you who are considering the entrepreneurial route, it is important to consider various factors before making a decision. There are a number of traits that successful entrepreneurs share in common. Do a thorough self-assessment either on your own or with the assistance of a career practitioner to determine if you have what […]

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Down-Shifting: 4 Lessons from a Career Counselor and Marketing Coach

October 8, 2013

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Vicki Lind is a co-founder of Career Transitions: The Inside Job, and due to a recent shift in her priorities, she is creating the next chapter in her own career which leads her away from our blog.  To glean some useful lessons from a career professional making her own transition, I decided to interview Vicki. […]

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Career Transition: Exploring is not Deciding: The Nature of Future Endeavors

February 25, 2012

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Gail Nicholson, MA, LPC http://www.gailnicholson.com 503-227-4250 Gail is passionate about working with individuals who want to explore and connect with a more authentic sense of self as a basis for defining their lives, work lives and roles in the larger community. She offers a blend of personal and career counseling, as she has found that […]

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Career Transition: Small Steps Toward a Career Change

May 16, 2011

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Ever wonder what it would be like to spend your work week doing things you truly enjoy?  If so, you’re in good company.  In the U.S., 55% of people aren’t happy with their current job.   We’ve heard success stories of people who quit their day job and found something more rewarding.  Maybe they went back […]

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