Quick Assessment of Why You Hate (or Love) Your Job

I have a lot of conversations with people who feel very frustrated and unhappy in their jobs, only they don’t know why. I felt this way in the past about my job, but I didn’t have someone to talk to who could help me figure out what to do. So I am glad to have . . . → Read More: Quick Assessment of Why You Hate (or Love) Your Job

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I Dare You to Ask for What You Want!

Are you feeling tired or drained by your job? What have you done about it recently?

Diane changed careers in her 40’s. She worked in customer service for years and started down the path to burnout. Then she transformed her career by going to nursing school at night, and earning her RN. She landed a . . . → Read More: I Dare You to Ask for What You Want!

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4 Ways to Spice Things Up While Looking for your Dream Job

Do you feel impatient with your search for your dream job? Is it getting harder and harder to stay focused and productive at your current job?

Sarah is a client and close friend. She emailed me the other day to tell me how excited she is to have determined the type of work she really . . . → Read More: 4 Ways to Spice Things Up While Looking for Your Dream Job

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Your Natural Strengths Will Reveal the Way

So many people stumble into their careers. So many people I talk to, myself included, had their career chosen for them by their parents. “Go to school and study this.” Or they choose something in college, just to make a choice. Then they need a job, so they take the first thing that comes their . . . → Read More: Your Natural Strengths Reveal the Way

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Experience and Skills Being Undervalued? What Can You Do?

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Job hunting isn’t the only time to present your accomplishments. If you are someone who has spent a few years . . . → Read More: Experience and Skills Being Undervalued? What Can You Do?

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Whose Career IS It Anyway?

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In doing research for my upcoming workshop 5 Signs Your Career Is Stealing Your Soul – And How to . . . → Read More: Whose Career IS It Anyway?

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Changing careers? What are your options?

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Are you considering a career change? Or do you know someone who is?

I met Maggie at a job club for job seekers. . . . → Read More: Changing careers? What are your options?

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How do I find out about that?

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(If you don’t see the audio play button, click here to play.)       Have you ever taken a job that you thought you would love, only to find out the company . . . → Read More: How do I find out about that?

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3 Keys to Being Happy at Work

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(If you don’t see the audio play button, click here to play.)       Have you ever felt trapped in your current job or career? I know I have felt that . . . → Read More: 3 Keys to Being Happy at Work

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Worried You Waited Too Long

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(If you don’t see the audio play button, click here to play.)       Are you worried that it is too late for you to find a career you love?

I heard . . . → Read More: Worried You Waited Too Long

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Client Stories

 I was looking to make large changes in my life, both job and city.  I was a happy midwestern resident for nearly 30 years but wanted to see what life on a coast was like and get a dream job.  This was a tall order and going into it I thought I would have to make large compromises on parts of my dreams to get any of it.  

I went to Lori to help me achieve these dreams.  It was the best decision I made.

She focused on two things right out of the gate:
  1. clarify my goals, both personal and professional
  2. get me to stop selling myself short

These twin achievements allowed me to approach my hunt with confidence, patience and focus.  My original dream job was to try and combine my technical joys with a personal one.  I enjoy large scale data processing with cutting edge tools, music and baseball.  Through the tools Lori taught me and helped me unearth in myself I got that gig that would have fallen into day dream territory before our work together.  

And yeah, there's platinum records on the walls of my lobby and I have tons of data to process.

Pat Christopher, Intelligence Engineer, Seattle, WA