What Are You Waiting For?

Are you waiting for someone to finally recognize your talent?  The special connection with that powerful person who can promote you and your project?  The perfect mentor? The Waiting Game Part of my work is to coach CEO’s of $5M-$50M companies, and several years ago I was at a conference hoping to develop some new business.   In one of the breakout sessions I was paired with a woman about my …
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How to Ask For A Raise

Do you want to ask for a raise or a promotion? Do you feel you have earned it? You are not alone. Recently over 1000 adults were polled by ABC News and over Fifty-five percent of adults younger than 50 are extremely or very interested in getting a pay raise. Read the full article here. Many people don’t ask for a raise because they don’t know how to talk to their boss …
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Save Yourself from Regret

Have you ever agreed to something and then regretted it?   Or the reverse, turned something down and wished you hadn’t?  There’s an antidote to regret.  It’s called your Bottom Line. Recently one of my West Coast clients asked if I would fly across the country to do a short session with a small team of company managers.  Of course the work would be interesting, and they are good clients, but …
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A Piece of Yippee Wisdom from Downton Abbey

Have you ever felt “up the creek without a paddle”?  Did you find yourself saying if only that hadn’t happened? I’m a huge fan of Downton Abbey, the riveting Masterpiece Theater presentation on Public Television.  Fans around the U.S and beyond have been watching for three seasons, and now we’re celebrating the beginning of season four.  Downton Abbey is the story of an aristocratic family – Lord and Lady Grantham, …
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Should You Just Let Go?

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Is that job or relationship you went rushing into increasingly disappointing? Do you find yourself looking for reasons to stay? Do you sometimes tell yourself you’re being too demanding? Are you still hoping something will change? Lucy is as gung-ho a person as you can imagine.  She works hard and plays hard.  A New England native who can survive harsh conditions – 100 mile bike rides are right up her …
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