Blog: Career

Do you feel like you never have enough time?

Do you feel like you never have enough time?

Do you feel like you have never enough time? You know, the day ends and your to-do list is longer than it was in the morning? Or, you go to bed thinking about all the things you didn't get done? Maybe you're even running through your to-do list when you intended to be...

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Why is it so hard to rest?

Why is it so hard to rest?

I envy people who relax often and easily.  For me and other ambitious perfectionists, it's surprisingly hard to rest. I'm "working on it"--which, ironically, isn't my preferred approach. Working on resting seems like an oxymoron! Yet, it captures where I'm at and who...

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Activity for goal setting: my weekly process

Activity for goal setting: my weekly process

I didn't use to set weekly goals. I used to only create annual goals, early in the year, and then didn't engage in any kind of activity for goal setting after that. Eventually, I added monthly goal setting to my practice and that was helpful. Even after the addition...

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Reach your goals faster

Reach your goals faster

Reach your goals with ease We set goals because we want to reach them--they represent something important to us. And, whether we articulate a timeframe or not, we usually have one in mind. That goes for anything ranging from securing a more senior position at work to...

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To be productive at work, you need to rest

To be productive at work, you need to rest

If being productive at work fills you with satisfaction, we share something in common! When I think about productivity (which is often), my mind normally directs me to processes (e.g., time blocking, prioritizing), apps for lists and project management, and techniques...

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Why do I work? (money and…)

Why do I work? (money and…)

We've all been there: in a work rut, where you ask yourself: Why, oh why, do I work (here still? this hard? in this role? with these people? [other])? Yes, most of us require money to support ourselves, our families, pay the mortgage etc. Among the people I coach,...

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Advocate for myself at work: 3 easy strategies

Advocate for myself at work: 3 easy strategies

I need to advocate for myself, even when I do good work Read almost any book that addresses careers and advancement and you'll read something along these lines: doing good work and waiting for someone to notice is a poor strategy for career growth. Sure, your good...

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