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Career Pursuit through the Lens of Travel: A Dispatch from India

March 26, 2019

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Comparing and contrasting with another culture can be a useful exercise as you look at where you are and where you would like to be in your career. My recent travel to India yielded numerous insights as I witnessed, conversed about and even attempted to practice some local approaches to both everyday life and careers. […]

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We Don’t Arrive, We Grow

November 27, 2018

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It’s common for any of us to become dissatisfied with work.   Whether we’re simply no longer happy or there is a longing for more meaning, it behooves us to address unhappiness at work and prevent it from spilling over to the rest of our lives. While work will never meet all our needs for personal […]

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Why I Love My Laundry Routine: The Marvels of Creating Structure, Part 1

September 4, 2018

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My clients often acknowledge a need for more structure but struggle to set it up.  They’re overwhelmed with the decisions that need to be made to keep a career exploration or job search process alive and feel they’re not making progress.  Priorities are hard to see. There’s a sense that time is slipping away and […]

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Needed: A Woman’s Voice in Workplace Relations

June 12, 2018

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Menacing and toxic workplaces. We’re hearing a lot these days about some pretty harsh workplaces and the individuals, bosses and employees who build and maintain them. Most employment contracts guarantee basic civil rights and legal protections and imply our safety. Yet we’re reading about some of the worst violations ever; rape, sexual assault, and emotional […]

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Work, Life, and the Stories We Tell Ourselves

May 15, 2018

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Telling ourselves stories is how we make sense of the world — we all do it, all the time. It’s as if our minds are on automatic story-making-up and re-telling mode. Whether it is some variation of your own history that ends in “things generally work out for me,” or “I don’t have enough time,” […]

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