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...
Unlearning the Old School Ways of Education

Unlearning the Old School Ways of Education

Do you ever think much about the concept of “unlearning” something? For a transformative learning experience, we often have to take our grasp off of beliefs we’ve had for a long time. When someone suggests a new fact that contradicts a long held belief, our...
5 Ways Author Jen Sincero Stays a Badass Every Day

5 Ways Author Jen Sincero Stays a Badass Every Day

Imagine if the first thought millions of people had when you introduced yourself was, “Damn, what a badass.”   For my friend [and NYT Bestselling Author] Jen, that’s a reality. When she sends an email, speaks at a conference, or hops on a podcast interview, she...

how top performers ask for help

We’ve observed over the years that Top Performers ask for help completely differently than other people. They do it in a way that causes their boss to love them, friends to always want to help, and colleagues to enjoy lending a hand. What is this massive difference in...
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...
I Want to Create a Life for Myself Not Just a Job

I Want to Create a Life for Myself Not Just a Job

Think back to the day of your high school graduation. Remember the heat. Remember the squirming. Remember the excitement to get out of that place, and move on to something better. But, for a second think back to the speeches that day. Whether it was your Principal or...
How to avoid taking career risks by designing experiments

How to avoid taking career risks by designing experiments

  Human beings are designed to want reassurance. Consequently most of us aren’t particularly excited about taking career risks. If we’re going to make a career change we want to know that we don’t have to “start over” or if we’re going to take the time and effort...