How do you become a career coach? Q&A

How do you become a career coach? Q&A

Earlier this week I asked you all to send in your questions about becoming a Career Coach or building and growing a career coaching business. I was really really surprised as to the range questions that we received. We also had a lot of the same questions over and...
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...
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...
How Career Change at 20 is Different than 30 (or even 40 and 50)

How Career Change at 20 is Different than 30 (or even 40 and 50)

I think one of most interesting pieces of human nature and psychology is that we all drastically overestimate how unique our situations really are. We’re biased to think that *our* situation is special and the most challenging set of circumstances. We see this every...
Mini Guide: Do you really even need a resume?

Mini Guide: Do you really even need a resume?

Why do you need a resume in the first place? Most people never ask this question… They just assume the answer is obvious. But if you really evaluate the question the answers that most people give don’t really hold up. Here are many of the answers that have been thrown...
Why You Don’t Even Know Perfectionism Is Holding You Back

Why You Don’t Even Know Perfectionism Is Holding You Back

Is Being a Perfectionist holding you back? What’s the meaning of perfectionism really? per·fec·tion·ismpərˈfekSHəˌnizəm noun            refusal to accept any standard short of perfection.   As far as I know perfection doesn’t exist because it’s subjective. This...
Why Willpower Doesn’t Work, And What To Do Instead

Why Willpower Doesn’t Work, And What To Do Instead

What if you were forced to figure things out? You know that scene in the Pursuit of Happyness where Will Smith is sitting on the floor in the bathroom with his son after everything has come crashing down and he has no place to live and he’s hit rock bottom? He’s put...