Monthly Archives: December 2011

Rules for Resolutions

Like any good coach with a blog, I’m offering suggestions for transitioning to the new year. This will be a series of posts, and despite the threshold of 2012 tonight, your change can begin anytime. In fact, I’m not even … Continue reading

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Authenticity in the Elevator

This past Monday our Job Seekers group wrote elevator speeches. In case you don’t know what one is, it’s a quick, top-of-mind, articulate answer to the question “What do you do?” Monday’s exercise was one of those great ideas that … Continue reading

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Oh Yes It Will

The most resonant memory of an ex-boyfriend is him telling me when he wouldn’t want to do something: “That’ll never happen.” Years later, I can still hear his voice and see the defiance in his eyes. It’s the same look … Continue reading

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Days of Darkness

It was two years ago that my family experienced its second death in about six months. I remember the sorrow that filled the emptiness from my father’s death. And as I drove to my family’s home town, and daylight made way for … Continue reading

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Best. Christmas. Ever.

It’s becoming a tradition to discuss holiday expectations in the Job Seekers Group. Usually it’s sparked by a commercial for some over-the-top gift, like a new car. The unspoken message we hear is that giving this gift is the best … Continue reading

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