Why Do People Stay in Jobs That Are Unsatisfying?

There are a whole host of reasons people stay in jobs that are unsatisfying. These positions don’t suit them or produce…


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Why Most Women Think They Should Change Their Careers

According to a recent study by InHerSight, seventy-three percent of working women are interested in changing careers. I…


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Hanging On or Being Bold: Your Midlife Reappraisal

There is something about approaching 50 that naturally brings up a fundamental midlife reappraisal of all the essential…


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The Mechanics of a Successful Informational Interview

As I said in my previous blog - How to Prepare for Successful Informational Interviews - a significant challenge for…


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How to Prepare for Successful Informational Interviews

Many of my clients have in common a deep dissatisfaction with their current positions and know that they need to make a…


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What Kind of Career Change Do You Need to Make?

In my role as a career coach, the topic of career change usually comes up for active discussion. I meet with all of my…


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When Management Changes, Is It Time for You to Go?

Clients often come to see me because recent management changes have left them much less interested in their current…


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What Happens When You’ve Outgrown Your Job?

Why would a midlevel executive at the height of a successful career consider a career change? One of the frequent…


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Is the Ideal Job a Solution for Mid-career Transitions?

When you find yourself in a job that no longer fits your skills and interests it's time to rethink what you really want…


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Is This All There Is? Overcoming Career Discontent

What happens when a successful professional feels like they are in the wrong place at the wrong time? Their work begins…


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Feeling Stuck in Your Career? It’s Time for Plan B

Mid-career change can be difficult. Plan A, on the other hand, is familiar. You have a career and are moving forward…


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Is Launching Your Own Business the Best Option for You?

When most people leave jobs, either voluntarily or not, one question can be: Do I stay in the business I am in now, or…


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A Sense of Purpose Is the Key to the Good Life

Everyone wants to create the Good Life. Even though we don’t usually talk about its ingredients, we generally agree on…


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Your Retirement: How to Start Thinking About It

Thinking about your retirement?  After your first full-time career ends, plans for the future usually start out as a…


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How to Find Clarity After a Successful Career

In my practice as a career coach I recently saw a client who was considering leaving her 30-year career. She said, "I…


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How Should Boomers Reinvent Their Retirement Years?

The baby boomer generation is reinventing “retirement,” but there is no roadmap. Boomers are designing their plans for…


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