6 Keys to Career Happiness

6 Keys to Career Happiness

I just got off a Skype call with a former Google employee who just made a transition into a role that fits his strengths even better. He is totally thrilled! I wanted to tell you about it because you might be thinking “who on earth chooses to leave Google? That’s the...
Weird Confessions: The Strange Habits That Give Me Extra Energy

Weird Confessions: The Strange Habits That Give Me Extra Energy

Sometimes the most successful people turn out to have pretty eccentric habits. For instance, Steve Jobs wore the same clothing every day. A famous composer named Igor Stravinsky did a headstand for 15 minutes every morning to “clear his brain.” Nikola Tesla claimed he...
Change Your Mindset, Reframe Your Future

Change Your Mindset, Reframe Your Future

Everyone and their mother is going to email you about your resolutions and goals now that it’s almost the beginning of the new year. I don’t want to do that to you. Plus you already know I have a serious aversion to doing what everyone else is doing! So instead I...
How a Blast from the Past Can Give You Career Independence

How a Blast from the Past Can Give You Career Independence

Crank the Delorean, Doc   Welp, you guessed it. We’re going back. Way back. Maybe even way-way-way back for some of you. Today’s steps for crashing through mental barriers on the way to career happiness require us to get into the heads of our teenage selves....
Designing A Sabbatical To Live Your Happiest Life

Designing A Sabbatical To Live Your Happiest Life

What happens when you already have a great job and a good life? A lot of people don’t talk about this? Do you just coast from there? Do you use the philosophy of if it ain’t broke don’t fix it? Robbie Kaplan was working in a perfectly good job in Washington DC. She...
Why Careers That Help Others Might Not Be Fulfilling for You

Why Careers That Help Others Might Not Be Fulfilling for You

    If you’re reading this right now, I’d be willing to bet that somewhere along the way in your career you had a realization. It came like an epiphany, the light bulb flipped on and you’re like wow! [Putting my fingers to my temple so that I can read your...
Visioning: A Tool To Decide the Direction of Your Career

Visioning: A Tool To Decide the Direction of Your Career

Fīnd – verb 1. discover or perceive by chance or unexpectedly. 2. recognize or discover (something) to be present. Cre·ate – krēˈāt – verb 1. bring (something) into existence. “he created a thirty-acre lake” 2. cause (something) to happen...
Cake, Tattoos and Hidden Psychology about Settling

Cake, Tattoos and Hidden Psychology about Settling

I got this email the other day from one of our Career Change Bootcamp students. Arguably my favorite part of your coaching and team is the “and” thinking. I’ve been raving to my family about it because it’s changed my life. Thank you! Maybe too much information but I...