2017 was a turbulent year for so many people, and for the world in general. Although we can always find gratitude in our lives, there are times when searching for gratitude doesn’t come as easily as one would hope. I have heard from some that simply knowing 2017 is over makes them grateful. And that […]
Author Archive | Valerie Cherneski
How can we learn to deal with rejection better? To begin, rejection is not necessarily a thing to be ‘dealt with’. When you’re starting out in your search for a new job or reentry into your former career, rejection can help you figure out if you’re heading in the wrong direction or spreading your search […]
Confidence. It’s that elusive quality that other professionals seem to have, which seems to come so naturally to everyone around you. Unfortunately, a flagging confidence can be the single biggest barrier to returning to work, relaunching your career and even deciding what you want to do after a break – just when you need it the most. […]
One of the key ingredients to your relaunch is building your confidence to get out the door and head back to work! Perhaps you know which path you want to pursue, you are comfortable with your resume and LinkedIn profile, and have a list of people to contact. But, you are having a tough time […]
Please click here to read my guest blog for iRelaunch, the industry leader in career re-entry programs: How Can I Deal with Rejection Better?
With these shorter days comes more of everything it seems: more work to meet your year-end targets, more school work and activities, more planning for upcoming holidays, and perhaps more stress to make that change in your life that you promised you would make in 2015. If you are like so many other lawyers and […]
Believe it or not, your natural talents will unlock your success. Whatever you do best is what uniquely positions you for peak performance, regardless of your career or how competitive it may be. This simple thought, which is the driving force behind Tom Rath’s book, StrengthsFinder 2.0, is the key to taking your performance to […]
Please click below to read my latest article from the Globe and Mail: Globe & Mail: Did You Eat A Frog Today?
Please click here to read my article published in the Globe and Mail: How Running a Marathon Silenced the Doubter in Me
Negativity exists in every relationship. You fight with your spouse, you nag the kids to get ready faster in the morning, or your best friend takes a bit of well-meaning advice badly. There’s no getting around it, nor should there be. Conflict provides us with huge opportunities for learning about one another and personal growth. […]