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Use your bedtime to revisit your dreams

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

My original dream of becoming a world-class copywriter in an advertising agency never went away. Instead, it evolved from copywriting in my own advertising...

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Your original dream is not lost – you are just hiding from it

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

If you feel frustrated, disgruntled, overly emotional, sarcastic, or complacent, or even if you are downplaying what you really want out of your career, know...

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Your original dream is being lived by someone else

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

In Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, the bus conductor is living the bird’s biggest dream. It really doesn’t matter who is living...

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Your original dream takes different shapes

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

The pigeon wants to drive a bus in the beginning of the book, though later he switches gears to pursuing a trailer. Both are vehicles...

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Your original dream never goes away

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

You may get distracted along the way and pick up professional degrees in the process, yet these might be considered distractions until you are ready...

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You’re supposed to dream at night

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

Anyone else read between the lines of children’s books? If you are reading a bedtime book to your child, I encourage you to pick up...

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Stop taking your unhappiness at work out on others

September 10, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

I want to career coach job seekers who go out of their way to mentor others. I prefer working with people who believe that they...

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You’re supposed to dream at night

September 1, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

Anyone else read between the lines of children’s books? If you are reading a bedtime book to your child, I encourage you to pick up...

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Stop second-guessing yourself and take action (not everyone can)

July 17, 2017 Work-Life Balance

As a little girl, I always wished there was some huge book of careers – just a place where you could turn the pages and...

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45 Questions You Must Answer Before 2017 Rolls In

December 30, 2016 Work-Life Balance

Let’s be honest 2017 won’t look very differently than 2016 unless we ask ourselves tough questions, and then face the potential ramifications of our answers....

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[DARE #14] – Unstuck Yet? – What Went Wrong in 2014?

December 28, 2014 Work-Life Balance

It’s the last Sunday challenge of the year.  Last week I encouraged you to figure out ways to delegate yourself out of your current job...

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[DARE #13] – Get Unstuck – Delegating

December 21, 2014 Work-Life Balance

“The true goal of  leadership is to make yourself unnecessary.” -Geoffrey James Think about it – how else will you ever ascend to a higher...

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[DARE #12] Get Unstuck – “Crazy stuff”

December 14, 2014 Work-Life Balance

Last week was about thinking through what you want out of 2015 and creating a roadmap.   This week is about tweaking your plan in...

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[DARE #11] Get Unstuck – Draft a Roadmap

December 8, 2014 Work-Life Balance

Santa did it! I was having so much fun this past weekend that I forgot to send over this Sunday challenge. Obviously, my three boys...

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[DARE #10] Get Unstuck – Have fun

November 30, 2014 Work-Life Balance

About that pic above: That’s me and my family having fun! Nick is to my left. Noah is to my right. Then further right is...

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[DARE #9] Get Unstuck – Be a philantrophist

November 23, 2014 Work-Life Balance

It’s the week of Thanksgiving here in the US. In cities across the US, many of us are celebrating our gratitude for family, friends, uplifting...

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[DARE #8] Get Unstuck – Network WITH Purpose

November 16, 2014 Work-Life Balance

It takes guts to google yourself for fear of what’s out there. Last Sunday, I asked you to do just that for a few reasons:...

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[DARE #7] Get Unstuck – Clean Up Your Online Brand Presence

November 9, 2014 Work-Life Balance

Last week I took the plunge and enrolled in a one-day course. While the idea sounds simple, it takes a great deal of orchestration to...

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[DARE #6] Get Unstuck – Learn Something New for Free

November 2, 2014 Work-Life Balance

It’s been five Sundays since the launch of the Sunday challenges. Throughout our time together you have been dared to:

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[DARE #5] Get Unstuck – Be introspective

October 26, 2014 Work-Life Balance

I have to confess that I did not complete my OWN dare last week? What was the dare? To initiate a thoughtful or provoking conversation...

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