Happy Salary = Higher Achievers

I recently read an article in Forbes called “Your ‘Happy Price’ vs. Your ‘Sad Price’: How to Charge an Amount That Motivates You” by Michael Ellsberg. I’m a big proponent of listening to your gut, your intuition, (as I wrote in another blog), and Ellsberg’s article speaks to that same theme. The concept is simple: There’s a wage that we’ll work for, although it... Keep Reading »

8 Easy Ways to Start Networking Today

As a Career Mentor I advise my clients to network, network, network. Frequently, I can hear the sigh of their response before they even speak. “Yes, I know that’s what I’m supposed to do,” clients say heavily. “But there’s no way I’m going to skip an evening with my kids or spouse—or my chill-out time with Netflix, a glass of wine and my couch—to mingle with a... Keep Reading »

Why Didn’t I Get That Job?

Have you ever watched someone start a really terrific job and feel that you were overlooked for the opportunity? Have you ever brainstormed ideas about how a company could grow—perhaps in an undiscovered direction—and in your mind developed a roadmap of how that company would get there? Sometimes the best way to land a job or get promoted, is to create an entirely... Keep Reading »