Reclaim Your Career Security

Are you worried about your job security? Do you lose sleep fearing a reorganization or layoff? Today I want to help you regain control of your career, so you can put those worries to rest.

Sandy worked for a printing company for 15 years. She worked hard, she was liked, and she planned to work . . . → Read More: Reclaim Your Career Security

Don't Let Fear Stop You (Transform Your Fear into Power)

We all get scared. Fear is a normal part of life. But if you don’t know how to handle and respond to fear, it can be crippling. Roughly 90% of my clients come to me with a fear that it will not be possible for them to identify a career they love. Perhaps you too . . . → Read More: Don’t Let Fear Stop You (Transform Your Fear into Power)

Confidence for Scaredy Cats (Like Me)

Is lack of self-confidence the one big obstacle blocking you from doing what you love?

When I first met Marty, he longed to pursue a career he’d really love. He wanted a job with meaning and that felt purposeful. He knew having such a job and career would transform his life. He wanted it so . . . → Read More: Confidence for Scaredy Cats (Like Me)

Discouraged by your ideal job search?

I’ve noticed how frustrated and disheartened people can be by the results of their search for their ideal job. Recently, this conversation has come up again and again.

“I am so passionate about doing this kind of work. And I know my strengths and skills make me great at this kind of work. I am . . . → Read More: Discouraged by your ideal job search?

That’s it! I quit!

Have you ever felt so frustrated that you wanted to quit your job right then and there?

When I was at the peak of my burn out on my job and career, I felt that way every day. I was miserable.

Julie, a dear friend and client, felt that way when she and I met. . . . → Read More: That’s it! I quit!

Are you afraid of your fears?

Do any of these sound familiar to you?

“What if no one wants what I have to offer? Maybe I should apply for these other jobs, just in case.”

“What if I’m just not enough?”

“What if this is a horrible mistake?”

Or perhaps…

“They say I should just be grateful I have a job, . . . → Read More: Are you afraid of your fears?

Creating the Best Support Team (Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 5)

By Lori Howard

Live A Better Life Newsletter (Tools and Tips for Intentional Living)

Volume 2 Issue 5, April 27, 2010 Creating the Best Support Team

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Take Time to Reflect

We are nearing 2010, can you believe it? Amid the holiday chaos we all experience, it’s good to steal some spare moments and reflect on how the year has gone.

What were your goals for 2009? Think back on what you hoped for, dreamed for, and set out to achieve this year. What did you . . . → Read More: Take Time to Reflect

Get Experience without Starting Over (Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 12)

Live A Better Life Newsletter (Tools and Tips for Intentional Living)

Volume 1 Issue 12, August 17, 2009 Get Experience without Starting Over Subscribe now!

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Gear Up for Fall Get Experience without Starting Over Recommended Resources Contact Me About this Newsletter

Gear Up for Fall

It’s . . . → Read More: Get Experience without Starting Over (Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 12)

How to Re-Ignite Your Passion (Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 11)

Live A Better Life Newsletter (Tools and Tips for Intentional Living)

Volume 1 Issue 11, July 20, 2009 How to Re-Ignite Your Passion Subscribe now!

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Greetings! How to Re-Ignite Your Passion Recommended Resources Contact Me About this Newsletter

Greetings!

How has your summer been? Mine feels like it’s flying by. I’ve also . . . → Read More: How to Re-Ignite Your Passion (Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 11)

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