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5 Reasons you should make more money

Toward the end of the year, it’s natural to rethink your current job, lifestyle, home, vehicle, friendships and family life. If you feel you are not where you want to be financially, you have four options: Cut your expenses, save more money and pay off debt Create a business giving you a second income stream […]

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Your next salary negotiation starts NOW

Everyone would like to make more. But if you feel underpaid, under-utilized or under-appreciated, the feeling is especially keen. You can start NOW to work toward a salary increase of $10,000 – $30,000, just by being more proactive in your current job. Here are some tips: Learn your worth. Some employees focus on what others are paid at […]

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Do this 7 times a week

I always recommend that my clients have “7 sessions a week on LinkedIn.” That brings up two questions: “What is a LinkedIn Session?” And “How long should it be?” I consider a “session” to be a logon to check anything, even if for only one minute. But, most LinkedIn users can get in and get […]

Never saw it coming…really?

I remember an Austin employer who was concerned about the optics of a 300-person layoff. This was back in the day when our go-go economy gave everyone a sense of ease. The company announced layoffs 6 months out, 3 months out, 1 month out and 1 week out. They set up a Career Center with […]

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Life is one giant work-around

The past few months I’ve been dealing with some pretty serious health issues – all while trying to serve my clients, build my business, volunteer, and be a super-wife, super-mom and super-grandma. You do all that, too. I know. The doctor who literally SAVED my life pronounced me “sensitive” to four main ingredients of everyday […]