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Getting over the shock of job loss

These are strange times. Even if you feel secure in your job, it could go away. For no logical reason, and no fault of your own. I know. My husband lost his job 3 weeks and 4 days ago. He was well respected. He was “one of” in his organization, doing what he thought was […]

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Is this a 2-scoop day?

Every morning, my husband and I start the day with our favorite protein shake. It’s a perfect 150-calorie breakfast that lasts until lunch time. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I pack the shake with 2 scoops of protein powder, to help my husband power through 2 hours of racquetball that afternoon. He is planning to expend […]

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Feeling Frazzled? Here are some cures

My husband and I just downsized from a 4-bedroom, 1-guest house, 3400-square-foot, 2-acre property to a single-story, 3-bedroom house, with a standard size lawn. AHHH! The changes are remarkable: Easier to live on one-story, lower maintenance, lower utility bills. Getting there is the problem. The packing, move and unpacking are a tremendous effort, both intellectually […]

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Passion comes from action

“Offer me something I’m passionate about and I’ll show up with all my energy, effort and care.” Seth Godin says that’s a great way to hide. It’s also a great way to waste time during your job search and prevent yourself from experiencing the realopportunities waiting for you in the job market. There is no ONE passion that is […]

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Job Search Fatigue? Answers here.

How do you revitalize a Job Search that feels tired, old and full of frustration? Hey, it happens – for some after 3 weeks, for some after 6 months. Of course you feel anxious, afraid and alone. We’re talking about your livelihood, and in most cases, your very identity. Let’s unpack the sources of your […]

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5 Reasons why you might need an interview coach

There’s a huge uptick in hiring – my clients are getting more interviews, and more intense interviews than ever before. Yes, the basic questions are still asked, but in addition job applicants have to prove their capabilities with stories of real-life work successes. That means preparation. And, the magic is practicing your conversation with a […]