How to Set Your Best Career Goals for 2014

When do you set your career goals? Because my birthday is in December, the month of December has always been my preferred time to reflect the year ending, and then to set goals for the year ahead. As someone who tends to be very goal oriented, it can be tempting for me to overlook the . . . → Read More: How to Set Your Best Career Goals for 2014

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Craving Balance? Take this Quiz!

Does trying to maintain balance in your life make you feel like a tightrope walker? If so, you’re not alone. Most of us have so many demands on our time and energy that life can feel like a three-ring circus. I’d estimate that at least 90% of the people I talk with about career transformation . . . → Read More: Craving Balance? Take this Quiz!

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Are you bringing these with you?

As you think about transitioning your career, what bad habits are you bringing with you? Do you think that if you just change jobs to a better one, all of your work problems will go away?

It’s possible that many of your frustrations can be dealt with by moving to a job doing work you . . . → Read More: Are you bringing these with you?

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Don’t let one of “those” days keep you from your dreams

Have you ever had one of “those” days? Have you ever thought that the way your life is unfolding, you will never reach your dreams?

Today I have had one of “those” days. I overslept and got up late. I felt rushed and behind schedule before I even got out of bed. As I scrambled . . . → Read More: Don’t let one of “those” days keep you from your dreams

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Fit your ideal job into your ideal life

I often write about people who don’t know what they want. I want to talk to today about someone who really does know, and how that may not be enough.

Yesterday I talked with a woman, Dawn, who is rapidly approaching burn out on her job and career. She considers leaving her job every few . . . → Read More: Fit your ideal job into your ideal life

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If not now, when?

If you have ever considered making a change in your life or your career, you may have asked yourself ‘if not now, when?” This article is different from what I usually write, this is MY story, and it’s the moment when I seriously considered ‘if not now, when?’

The company I was working for was . . . → Read More: If not now, when?

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What do you tell yourself about what’s possible?

What does your ideal work day at your dream job look like? Can you really picture it, in detail?

The first time Joe did this exercise his ideal work day was just a little better than his current work day. In reality, it was a description of what his current job would look like . . . → Read More: What do you tell yourself about what’s possible?

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The Hero’s Journey (Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 7)

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

Volume 2 Issue 7, August 31, 2010 The Hero’s Journey

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Tell Yourself A Story (Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 6)

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

Volume 2 Issue 6, June 22, 2010 Tell Yourself A Story

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

By Lori Howard

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

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Client Stories

When I first met Lori, I was in a rut. Having spent 25 years in the same industry, I was bored, max’d out and didn't know what to do next.  I was pigeon-holed into an industry that I was not so fond of, and saw no way to get out.  I felt trapped. Lori understood my predicament, as she had seen it all before -- she was sympathetic, but resolute in knowing that she could help me find answers.  I took great solace in that! 

Through several sessions and dozens of exercises, I began to get a clearer picture of who I am, and where my strengths and talents truly lie.  Working with Lori, I was able to translate that understanding into updated, targeted resumes that quickly produced interviews and gave me the confidence to express myself better than ever before. 

Consulting a Career Coach should be mandatory for anyone in today's work force, and Lori is the best at her profession.

Robert J. Norris, Warrenville, IL