Navigating Your Career During Economic Uncertainty

Everyone is affected by the global pandemic. Organizations are experiencing disruption as forecasting revenue is…


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Career Success During a Political Transition

Starting in November, thousands of people in Washington will be directly impacted by a leadership shuffle – even if the…


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A Sense of Purpose Is the Key to the Good Life

Everyone wants to create the Good Life. The unsettling conditions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic have not altered our…


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Your Retirement: How to Start Thinking About It

Has the pandemic pushed you toward considering your retirement?  The COVID required limitations on social interactions,…


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Career Reassessment During the Pandemic: Finding Your Ideal Job

Several outstanding people have come to me lately because they have been furloughed, or their positions have been…


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How to Achieve Personal Growth and Survive a Career Transition

I just posted an interesting article on my Experience Matters Facebook page from the New York Times called “Feeling…


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Finding New Opportunities in This Perfect Storm for Change

As I listen and read more, I have to acknowledge that the COVID-19 pandemic increasingly looks like one of our time's…


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Finding Career Change in COVID-19 World of Lockdown and Social Distance

As we find our way through the COVID required limitations on social interactions, many professional workers are dealing…


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How to Survive Unwelcome Career Changes

Career changes can either be at our behest or thrust upon us. In either case, they can be upsetting. Unwelcome career…


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Being Smart About Your Career During the Shutdown

We are learning how the COVID-19 shutdown affects everyone, but not in the same way. Situations change quickly,…


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Your Career Coach Can Help You Function at Your Best

In my work as a career coach, I have learned that any change can be challenging. In many cases, changes cause us to…


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How Career Coaching Facilitates Mid-Career Job Change

Are you a professional who is yearning to make a mid-career job change? Have you been advised to seek the services of a…


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Experience Matters When We Live to 100

In my work with professionals in planning midcareer transitions, I often wonder why this type of career reassessment…


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What Are You Seeking in a Career Change?

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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Want to Have a Job You Love in 2020?

What's on your mind as you head off for work each day? How does the thought of how you will be spending the next eight…


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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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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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