Life Can Be Better Blog
WHEN you write it down, your career takes off
I truly enjoyed my years of teaching, and if the right opportunity ever comes along again I would likely seize it. I taught courses in career development for several years, helping students gain career clarity, learn about the world of work and how to maximize their potential within it. One class in particular that I [...]read more
Creating Lasting Change
One of the big contributors to feelings of added anxiety and stress is change. It’s likely that most of us have had to make some serious changes over the last few months. What are the biggest changes you’ve had to deal with over the last few months? If change is difficult for you, here is [...]read more
Finding My WHEN
I didn’t know it at the time, but December 2019 was the beginning of my journey to find my personal WHEN, and my experience can be an example to others. The end of 2019 was a dark time for me. Literally, it was shortly after the winter solstice and even in the high desert the [...]read more
Leadership – What does this mean in today’s times?
Why does leadership need to change in ‘today’s times?’ Why should leadership change? Leadership is a timeless position that, if done correctly, hasn’t changed since the beginning of time. A leader is someone who can get others to do things they wouldn’t have done otherwise. Now, the hard part is getting others to follow you… Leadership [...]read more
Company Culture – Does yours have one?
Does your company have a culture? Yes. The question we all should be asking ourselves is: “Does our company have a good or strong culture?” That’s the most important question. According to the book The Culture Code, detailing research done by Harvard, where they studied more than 200 companies, they found that “a strong culture increases net [...]read more
Why I Chose to Become a WHEN Career Advisor
Several years ago, when I began working in career development, I began to take an inventory of how people tell stories about their work and career. I have heard stories from intense pain to significant triumph from an incredibly diverse population of people of all ages, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and socio-economic backgrounds. One thing [...]read more