ABCs of Your Career Journey – H is for Habit

Habits are tricky because it can take a long time to acquire a good habit and much harder and longer usually to stop a bad habit.  Surprisingly some people have a blind spot to their habits which can frustrate coworkers, family members, and friends.  I conduct an exercise where each participant has to text someone … Read more

ABCs of Your Career Journey – G is for Grade

When I was in school, there were certain classes I looked forward to getting my grades and others that I wished I could have had a pass/fail grade.  I was a good student but certain subjects like trigonometry were just tough.  Those tests and quizzes would come back with lots of red marks and a … Read more

ABCs of Your Career Journey – E is for Evolving

Hiring managers are not looking for same old, same old.  A candidate can be in their role for a long time, however, if they have not increased their level of responsibility and/or expanded their duties, they will not be viewed favorably.  This is not just about knowing the latest software or a new regulation or … Read more

ABCs of Your Career Journey – B is for Blind Spot

Drivers learn that every car has a blind spot so you have to be extra careful when you want to switch lanes or are backing out of a parking space.  Many people also have to watch out for blind spots when it comes to their careers.  How they perceive themselves may be very different from … Read more

Identifying Blind Spots

When driving a car, you have to constantly check your blind spots in order to avoid an accident especially when you are changing lanes.  Looking to the right and the left several times hopefully ensures that fellow motorists or motorcyclists are not in your path.  The ones who did get hit usually are distracted by … Read more