Three steps you can take now to build your resilience muscle and improve your performance at work and at home. We all go through times when it feels particularly difficult to pick ourselves up, manage through crises, dust off the failure, the exhaustion, and get back at it. This year, all of us were thrown […]
Is Age Just a State of Mind?
Age is a top concern for relaunchers. This is the case for relaunchers of all ages because whether age is going to be an issue depends on more than just your actual age – it can also depend on your industry, the length of your break, and whether you are making a career transition while […]
A Strong Relaunch Starts With Knowing What Matters To You
Making the decision to relaunch your career is the start of a new phase of life – a phase full of opportunity, excitement, and perhaps some apprehension and hesitation. This is natural. It is a significant decision and you may be anxious to get it right. Relaunching strong, and ‘getting it right’, requires you to […]
Preparing Your Partner for Your Relaunch
Congratulations – you have made the decision to relaunch your career! This is a very exciting decision, and you want to hold on to that excitement as you journey down the path of finding work. No matter the length of your career break, your decision to head back has likely propelled you into planning mode […]
What Will You Choose?
Happy New Year! The holidays are officially over and 2020 has begun! No matter what you believe about resolutions, there is something exciting about starting a new year and thinking about the days and months to come. Many of you will decide to start fresh with goals or continue on your current path. The term […]
What Will Your Theme Be?
We have now begun 2019 – Happy New Year to all of you! As I look ahead to this new year, I try to avoid the notion of resolutions because I see first hand how easily it is for all of us to get caught up in the moment and commit to behaviors that do […]
What Are Your 18 Dreams for 2018?
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 […]
Latest Podcast: Develop a Rejection Strategy!
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 […]
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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. […]
How Can I Build Up My Confidence? I Am Out of Practice.
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 […]