A radical wish for the New Year

A radical wish for the New Year

This week my inbox has been awash in emails reminding me that the New Year is here and I need to get ready. It’s loaded with advice about creating the best resolutions, writing goals that work and on and on and on. Ugh. Enough already. Instead of another post about...
Patience: The Antidote to Settling

Patience: The Antidote to Settling

Patience is the antidote to settling. The impetus for writing this blog came from coaching several clients who thought they had to settle for any job they were offered. I wish this were a new problem. As a matter of fact, I wrote about it 2 years ago. It’s so...
This just slapped me in the face! Sales? Me?

This just slapped me in the face! Sales? Me?

“I am in sales. What? Me? Sales? Noooo! That’s my dad; that’s my husband, that’s not me! I’m not in sales. Well, Becky, yes you are, so you might as well own it.” I had this very conversation with myself earlier this week. We’re all in sales, might as well own it!...
This just makes me crazy!

This just makes me crazy!

When I hear anyone say “I don’t have anything to offer at work!” or “Why would anyone ever hire me, I’m too old, too young, have no experience…?” it just makes me nuts! Why? Because everyone has value. The problem is that it’s hard to tell people why you’re valuable...