You’re not totally happy with your career (obviously!) You also know that there “has to be something out there that’s better.” That hope that you can find meaningful and fulfilling work, that also pays you well, has led you here!
This is the show that provides the inspiration, tools, and roadmaps to move from where you are to work that matters to you and uniquely fits your strengths and talents.
How To Get Noticed By Decision Makers (Even When They’re Too Busy)
Every career change includes reaching out to key decision makers so you stand out among the sea of applicants. There are some simple, yet overlooked, strategies that are very effective at not just receiving a response, but getting an out-of-this-world response.
Brian is an example of this very strategy. He sent an email asking several great questions, but it could have easily been lost in my inbox (I get 200-300 emails a day). What did Brian do to get my attention? What can you learn from it?
Your Career Evolution: It’s More Than Just A Job Change
Raise your hand if you’ve ever been frustrated with or hated your job, and wanted to leave.
I know MY hand went up, and I think I heard ALL of yours, too. We’ve all been there.
One thing we’ve learned over many years of helping people make career changes is that it’s about way more than changing jobs.
Larry Chase fell in love with beer and ended up working in breweries for 20 years. Recently he even took that to another level. It was all about the evolution.
Taking a Step Down From Your Executive Role? When It Makes Sense
Many high performers work hard to climb the corporate ladder. Reaching an executive level is a crowning achievement. Or is it?
Dan Ruley had worked his way up to become the Director of Sales, but (another) conflict arose between family and work, leading to him losing his job. Re-evaluating his priorities, he learned that an executive level role wasn’t right for him and, even though his new role is technically a step down, he now makes more and is able to focus on what he does best.
Predicting Your Future: Looking Back Over Successful Career Changes
Career change can seem scary and difficult because you don’t know what will really happen. While you may not be able to see the future, you can still learn from career changes others made in the past and see where they are now.
Coaches Phillip Migyanko and Liz McLean share the top 3 lessons from people that have made successful career changes over the past 9 years.
From Career Passion To Life’s Purpose With Thomas R. Williams
If someone asked you right now, “what is your passion?” Would you have an answer?
People tend to devote a lot of their time and energy to figuring out what their passion is. We've worked with a lot of people that had a career they were passionate about, but they discovered that passion wasn’t really the key to career happiness.
Thomas Williams had a passion for football that carried him into an NFL career, but an injury led him to re-evaluate his identity and opened his eyes to find his true p
The Power Of Actually Understanding Your Strengths (And Leveraging Them)
A ton of people have taken strengths assessments, and have a good idea of what their top strengths are, but many people never dig deep enough to really understand them, or even how to leverage them.
Judith also felt this way, even after taking several assessments. But after working with a coach, she finally learned to really understand her strengths, as well as how to leverage them in her career search.
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Thoughtful and practical tools to help you with your career
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