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How can you choose your next career and guarantee it’s one you’ll love?

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I recently attended a ‘Job Fair’, where I provided . . . → Read More: Choose Your Next Career in Three Steps

Strengths or weaknesses? Which should you focus on?

I was talking with a colleague a few weeks ago – and he had decided to take some aggressive action to make progress in his life. He started by asking those close to him to give him 2 lists: his top 5 core strengths and his top 5 key weaknesses.

My first thought was, how . . . → Read More: Strengths or weaknesses? Which should you focus on?

How Is Your Wonder Woman Pose? (or Managing Your Mindset)

How is your self-confidence? I want everyone to love their job and thrive in their career. And so over the past week I’ve asked dozens of individuals who are in job or career transition the same question: “What obstacles are getting in the way of having a job and career you love?”

The Number One . . . → Read More: How Is Your Wonder Woman Pose? (or Managing Your Mindset)

How to Use the Power You Already Have

Are you currently in the midst of a challenging situation in your career or personal life? Let’s face it, if you aren’t now, you will be. Life is a continual ebb and flow of challenges. Today, I am excited to share with you a tool you can use to help you overcome your next obstacle . . . → Read More: How to Use the Power You Already Have

Are you good enough?

Do you sometimes make the mistake my friend Tammy makes? (I know I have.)

Tammy is a good writer. But whenever I tell her that she’s a good writer, that writing is one of her strengths, she responds with something like, “Thank you. But there are so many people who write better than I do. . . . → Read More: Are you good enough?

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

What training or certifications do YOU need?

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As many of you know, I have been writing professional resumes and providing resume writing services to clients for many years. Last year . . . → Read More: What training or certifications do YOU need?

3 Steps to a New Career

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Are you taking on too much at once?

Lynn described herself as someone suffering from career burn out. But every time she tried . . . → Read More: 3 Steps to a New Career

Are you feeling stuck or coming unglued?

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Do you ever feel like you’re stuck on the hamster wheel when it comes to transforming your career and finding a . . . → Read More: Are you feeling stuck or coming unglued?

Is your career at the mercy of the job market?

Do you feel like your career is at the mercy of today’s job market?

Joseph shared his story with me in a recent workshop. He had been hired a few years ago in a job that he didn’t love, but he didn’t hate it either. Recently, this company re-organized his department. As a result, Joseph’s . . . → Read More: Is your career at the mercy of the job market?

Client Stories

I hired Lori because I was feeling stuck in my job and needed to find a career that was more rewarding, more challenging, and more suited to me.  In the arts, it's difficult to find a job you enjoy that also pays enough to live on, but Lori helped me do just that! 

As we worked together, Lori always helped give me that extra nudge when I was having trouble taking the next step toward success and acknowledged and applauded me when I accomplished something that I'd been struggling with. 

Thanks to Lori, I got out of my 8-year rut at the same job and discovered a new career I love that brings me all of the things I want in a job--creativity, variety, challenge, learning, flexibility, teamwork, and cake.  With no professional experience but a desire to learn, Lori helped me find ways to become a cake decorator--first on my own and then, eventually, at a reputable cake shop.  Now, something I used to do just for fun has become something I make my living doing, and each workday flies by!

Emily Sweeney, Chicago, IL