That Time I Left $20,000 on the Table

That Time I Left $20,000 on the Table

Or, an object lesson in what happens when you ignore your own best advice. A couple of months ago my bank ran a competition to award $20,000 to a small business owner. All you had to do was submit a video demonstrating how you’d use the money to grow your business. My...
Are YOU An Undiscovered Source of Talent?

Are YOU An Undiscovered Source of Talent?

Returning to the workforce after time at home I had a great time talking with Joe about the ups and downs women experience when re-entering the workforce after spending time at home raising a family. Hire the person, not the résumé We also talk about how companies...
Fear You’ve Already Missed Out? Not So Fast!

Fear You’ve Already Missed Out? Not So Fast!

As a career coach, I hear these expressions of fear all the time – “Can I really start over in a new career at this age?” “How on earth would I learn how to do that?” “I can’t have a career in technology; I missed that boat!”  “I can’t even imagine myself in that...
Don’t be afraid of your potential

Don’t be afraid of your potential

Potential – having or showing the capacity to become or develop into something in the future. (via Google) When people ask me what I do, I tell them, “I help people reach the potential they’re afraid to admit they have.” Which causes them to pause – every...