Category Archives: Career

Cleaning House: You Never Know What Might Turn the Tide

For those of you who wonder if I offer career coaching services over the phone or Skype with people in cities outside the Bay Area, the answer is yes. At the moment, I have clients in New York, LA, Boston, … Continue reading

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Sometimes Nothing Changes and Everything Changes. . .

Just this morning, I had one of the best client sessions of my 25-year career! That’s quite a claim to make, when you stop to think about it, so I’ll try to explain it as best I can. Emily (no, … Continue reading

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The Search for Something Better

One of my former clients recently emailed me about embarking on a new job search, now that her current position has lost its luster. The job was a great fit a few years ago for getting her out of one … Continue reading

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Hitting the Bulls-eye! (in 2013 and beyond. . . )

As I was reviewing some of my blog posts from 2012, I came across this one and realized it would be apropos to publish it again, because the same themes apply to several of my male and female clients who … Continue reading

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Making a Good Life Happen – The Philosophy

If you know anything about philosophy in general, you know it has something to do with the pursuit of wisdom – “an overall vision of or attitude toward life and the purpose of life.” You may or may not know … Continue reading

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It’s Not About “Who You Know” — It’s About Who Knows You!

I heard this twist on a familiar phrase at a meeting recently. The person who repeated it didn’t know where she’d heard it, so I have no idea where it came from either. If you happen to know the source, … Continue reading

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The Women’s Roundtable at Bell Investment Advisors

In case you didn’t know – say, you just started following my blog because of your interest and/or concern about career/life issues – you might not know what the rest of Bell Investment Advisors is all about. We are a … Continue reading

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The Value of Career/Life Coaching

Where would the San Francisco Giants be without their expert coaching staff? Most likely, they would not have won their second World Series in three years. And how about those Forty-Niners?? And Lance Armstrong. On second thought, let’s not go … Continue reading

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Building Positive Momentum in Your Career and Life

As soon as December 26 arrives with a thunk, the world shifts its focus to the New Year. By December 31, of course, all eyes are on the clock to hone in on the final countdown to the minutes and … Continue reading

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Good News for English Majors

In his recent Wall Street Journal article, How to Avoid a Bonfire of the Humanities (10/25/12), journalist and English teacher Michael S. Malone references the historic and broadening rift between the sciences and the humanities. In a world now thoroughly … Continue reading

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