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Might lose your job? Create a digital life raft.

Nothing lasts forever. If 2020 has taught us anything, we need to get that lesson. Millions of Americans have lost their jobs, through no fault of their own. I hope and pray you have the network, the personal connections, and the will to get back in the game. I’ll write about the will in the […]

Dream Job

Finding Perfect Work

Perhaps you have been working from home and have decided you are in the wrong job, the wrong company, or serving the wrong clients. Or, you’ve been furloughed, and you’re wondering IF you will have a job in the next month, the month after, or whenever. Now is the time to transition to Perfect Work. […]

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One thing stays the same

Times change.  People change.  One thing remains the same: when it’s all said and done, only relationships matter. People matter.  You can work your whole life, and what’s left? The effect you had on the people you worked with, collaborated with, served, supervised and purchased from. YOU get to choose that effect with your words, phone calls, body language, […]

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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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Trust your life, trust yourself

During this gloomy time of year, when we all get tired of cloudy days and colder weather, it’s good to take stock of your life and your achievements. But, if you’re like me, it comes at an emotional cost. You remember the decisions that were “off,” the opportunities you missed, and mistakes you have made.In […]

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 […]