ABCs of Your Career Journey – S is for SWOT

Even if they are well thought out, some journeys just do not go smoothly.  A person can face some small bumps in the road and others could encounter huge obstacles.  This could lead a person to think about these questions – “What do I want to do with my career?”; “Why do I no longer … Read more

ABCs of Your Career Journey – D is for Dare & Doubt

Playing it safe in life is boring.  Playing it safe in your career can not only be boring but also catastrophic.  What makes life worth living is taking chances and embracing change.  This is even truer in your professional life, however, when people feel doubt and anxiety when they get out of their comfort zones. … Read more

ABC’s of Team Building – U is for Uniqueness

A major issue in teams is that not everyone’s unique ability is recognized, or if it is, it is not necessarily utilized.  Sometimes it is not an ability that one would think could be used in a professional setting, but in reality, many of our unique abilities can be beneficial in multiple ways.  As an … Read more

ABC’s of Team Building – O is for Opportunities

In my life, I have felt the greatest fulfillment when I opened myself up to new opportunities.  Have I sometimes been scared or anxious?  YES!  Have I tried to talk myself out of it?  Sometimes!  Have others criticized me for doing something that they would never do?  Absolutely, but that is what has set me … Read more

Leadership Blog – R is for Resilient

Resilient leaders are the ones that can bounce back after being faced with a difficult challenge.  This could occur from a downturn in the economy, a defective product, bad customer experiences, and/or unsustainable profitability.  The key to being resilient is to recognize that the situation is most likely temporary and to recognize the positives, if … Read more