Your Language of Success

I’m really excited that Dr. Andrea Goeglein, Ph.D is leading a workshop at this year’s Return To Work You Love Conference. Here’s a short video from the workshop she led at our last conference to give you an idea of her engaging and practical presentation style. At this year’s conference, Andrea will lead a workshop on 3 Ways To Find …

What is Connect•Work•Thrive?

I was recently interviewed by Gabriel Moncayo, CEO of Always Hired and featured speaker at this year’s Return To Work You Love™ Conference. We discussed what we do at Connect•Work•Thrive, the reasons behind why I founded the company, and whom we help. I also spoke about our upcoming 12th Return To Work You Love Conference which will be held on …

Interview with Gabe Moncayo, CEO of Always Hired

I recently sat down with Gabe Moncayo, CEO of Always Hired and Featured Speaker at this year’s Return To Work You Love Conference. We discussed how Always Hired came to be, its focus areas, and one of its many success stories… At this year’s conference, Gabe will be leading a workshop on The Science Behind The Perfect Interview… You’ll learn …

Commitments: Are You a Bulldog or an Opportunist?

Commitment

Are You a Commitment Bulldog or Opportunist? Once I make a commitment, I move heaven and earth to fulfill it. I am a commitment bulldog. I want others to see me as a dependable, accountable, and competent individual. When others do not live similarly, I feel disappointed or angry. Typical examples include: Things have CHANGED “I can’t meet you today because …

Embracing Change – Positive Redirection

Positive Redirection

Embracing Change When I make a change in my life, I have been much more successful heading TOWARDS a target than running away from something. It is easier to move in a positive direction than away from a negative situation.

Reinvention Creates Career Opportunities

business reinvention

Career Opportunities are Everywhere Career opportunities are all around us. Businesses that survive reinvent themselves all the time. The same is true for businesspeople.  Opportunities are present throughout our entire lives. If you have worked continuously outside the home from your 20s onward you may be most receptive and motivated in your 30s and 40s. If you stepped out of the traditional workforce (to …

What is Holding You Back?

The only thing standing between you and your goals is your story

Pat* called me after carrying my business card for over a year. She had found it on a bulletin board, along with an invitation to a Connect•Work•Thrive Return to Work You Love™ Conference. During the year, Pat read and reread the card and invitation, checked the website regularly wanting to connect, but just not feeling ready – something was holding her back. …

Meaningfulness vs Happiness

seek meaningfulness instead of happiness

I help professionals who feel stuck… …stuck in a career simply because that’s what they trained for, stuck in a job because of the pay, stuck in a project because they don’t know how to say “no,” stuck without a job because they can’t overcome what makes them feel stuck, stuck because they don’t have a sense of meaning, stuck because …

Stop Being Busy and Start Achieving Your Goals

are you busy with motion vs. progress

Are you busy, so busy, you don’t have time to read this? Yeah, me too. We both need help. At the end of some days, I feel exhausted, my mind cycling over and over through the to-dos I shoved off to the next day, when the cycle begins anew. Sometimes, I’m moving at warp drive, never making it to the …

Do You Love Your Job? Does Your Job Love You?

I Love My Job, My Job Loves Me

Job satisfaction parallels successful personal relationships: Identify your standards, your needs, and your wants, Commit to them, and Clearly communicate them. When we take shortcuts or transform ourselves into what we believe someone else wants – well, we all know what a disaster that is. It’s simply not sustainable. So why do we do so when seeking employment? Why do …