Get motivated at work

8 Ways to Get Motivated at Work

Some days it’s easy to be enthusiastic and excited about work, while other days it’s a struggle to stay focused, overcome writer’s block, or just find some joy as you juggle myriad demands. There are different reasons for feeling unmotivated. Maybe you feel you aren’t challenged enough and boredom certainly snuffs out motivation. Some may […]

Comfort Zone

Is it time to challenge your career comfort zone?

Change can be exciting, but it can also be uncomfortable. Anyone who’s been in an office during a merger or a reorganization knows this first-hand! Let’s face it: When there is routine, there is usually comfort and a feeling of safety. We know what to expect, and when we can predict how our days will […]

Personal Vision Statement

Create a personal vision statement for your career

I think we’ve all had moments where we feel so overwhelmed by tasks and demands that we wonder what we’re doing. Or so stretched by the day-to-day firefighting that we feel hopelessly trapped on an endless treadmill. As we’ve discussed before, busyness has become an epidemic of our time. So how do we figure out […]

Flexing your coaching muscle

Flexing your coaching muscle

Why your best advice isn’t working Can we start by acknowledging something right away? You and I are well-trained, highly experienced advice-giving machines. Am I right? You’re an encyclopedia of technical solutions, a fountain of solutions to assist others.  I’ll bet over your career you’ve been trained, encouraged and even rewarded for providing advice. You […]