Category Archives: Career Development

Your Path. Your Responsibility.

How about your PATH?  How’s it going for you?

Last week I spoke of Job Trauma and so many related to it!

So….how is it going for you?

Career? Life? Where you want to be?

Think responsibility.

Are you ready to get rid of….”it’s their fault”?

Ready to get rid of, “why has this happened over and over again?”

Are you ready to take your feelings and your thoughts in your own hands?

How about asking a better question…

“What am I doing to attract this lesson into my life?”

Yes….when we get what we don’t want in our career and life…

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Curing the Life Assault from Job Trauma, Finally

This job issue can haunt you for years…and you may not even know what is going on.

Suffering from Job Trauma and Don’t Even Know It? This may be your career and life.

Job trauma, I see it everyday as a retired executive and kick ass career coach, happens when we are fired, laid off, sent packing upon a reorganization OR, have to flee a work environment that is way too overwhelming, tortured by a horrible boss or toxic work environment that goes on long enough to put us in serious stress mode for weeks, months, years and sometimes decades.

That’s job trauma!

These can all lead to continuation of the damaging set of mental programming and energy consciousness of the job trauma.

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Forgiveness and Success: 3 Ways to Move Forward

Forgiveness and Success

What the devil does forgiveness have to do with success?

Would it surprise you to hear it has everything to do with your success?

Every day in my Kick Ass Career Course I see women who have suffered what I call “Job Trauma”.

This is a very real emotional, mental and spiritual assault. Our work and career is our contribution to the world. It is our physical world energy which yields the fruits of our labor…our pay. Work is a personal contribution to an organization that serves people. No matter what work you do, you make someone’s life better. We are connected by this fabric of society.

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Top 5 Career Lessons from the Trenches, Guest Blog by Rhonda Ulrich

I am so excited to feature a client of mine and an overall BadAss woman for this week’s Motivational Monday. Rhonda Ulrich, Esq. is a true inspiration to men and women, alike. Rhonda has “written” several chapters in her career and is re-inventing herself again as she grabs her alignment, “brings her soul to work” and creates the life and career worthy of her big heart! Rhonda and I have known each other for about one year and I have seen her come into such strength and alignment. We met in person at my (clients only) retreat in Miami in May…it was transformational for all the women in attendance.

Rhonda began writing inspirational blogs on her LinkedIn profile and I asked if I could feature this latest version.

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How to Fail Well and Succeed

How to Fail Well and Succeed.

Warning: This idea may conflict with your idea of reality!

We are taught that failure is to be avoided at all costs.

Good grades are celebrated and failing grades are punished!

Failing is bad!

Failing is wrong and painful and a sin.

Now that you are an adult, I can share something with you.

Failing WELL is the key to SUCCESS!

Yes, many successful people will tell you this.

Failures are legendary….Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times in his baseball career, but he isn’t even in the top 100 of strike outs. The top of the list is full of Hall of Fame players and men who are the games all-time greats!

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It’s Happening: Programming Your Thoughts for Success

YOUR Thoughts Are Not Who You Are…

Every day you think thoughts, and science tells us over 70% of these thoughts are the same ones day in and day out. These repetitive thoughts create a belief system that controls our decisions.

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is the science of success.

When we think and feel in repetitive ways it becomes our “reality.” Eventually it feels like our thoughts are who we are.

We are wiring our brain every minute with the wiring and “firing” of neurons, especially when emotions are high. This “programming” makes it feel permanent and convinces us that we are how we think and the world is how we feel.

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How Your Imperfections Bring Success

Yes, imperfections guarantee your success.

Stick with me, because I see this career limiting problem over and over. I saw it last week after an email I sent out had a typo. Ok, more than a typo, since spell check would not have caught this. As a matter of fact, it may have caught the misspelling and helped me put in the wrong word. You know the pesky there/ their verbal confusion? I have no confusion about the use of which word. I was a star in English and Spelling growing up and I used to be the first to jump on wrong use of words like that. (I am tempted to put all sorts of wrong words in this article to prove my point…but sarcasm doesn’t ever serve the highest good.)

Fifteen years ago I was at a 4 day conference on how to be a world-class speaker and influencer.

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4 Work Myths That Are Holding You Back

This week, I decided to video my blog on work myths…

Take me on the go– less than 10 minutes to learn the 4 Work Myths that are Holding You Back.

These are “stories” you may have heard around the dinner table as a kid and not even realize they are in you. Perhaps you are caught up in seeing these issues as reality… could it be you are buying into other people’s stories and they have taken over your reality about work?

These 4 work myths were essential for me to overcome as I gained in my successful career.

My clients know about breaking through these seemingly brick wall stories…it is possible.

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How to Live a No Regrets Career and Life

A burst of energy came over me yesterday about a promise I made a long time ago.

This promise gets stronger by the day.

Each.

Day.

My feelings and motivation get deeper and I am more committed to my life with each client I work with.

You see….when I was a young nurse, I was reminded by many of my dying patients to enjoy life before it is too late. I have been living life this way with gusto for years.

Sure, every now and then it has been clouded by external events that have caused me to be in fear mode more than “no regrets” mode, but mostly I operate from…

“what do I want my life to have been when I am in a rocking chair in my golden years?”

The rocking chair test is a powerful way to pull back the lens and see who we are,

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How Inspiration Can Help You Be The “Noticer” of Success

Today (in the U.S.A.) we notice those who gave their lives to our country. This is so inspirational to all of us.  Where would we be without that level of dedication and loyalty?  

Noticing their success and loyalty can truly fuel us.

Because, one key element of The Law of Attraction is “You are what you think about and you attract more of what you put your attention on.” So- notice and expand more of this awesome inspiration.

Watch and notice success everywhere you look because, “Your thoughts create your reality”… your habits are formed by your thoughts and feelings and soon, reality is formed. As a matter of fact…your external reality becomes an attractor for how you think.  

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