By Wendy Weiss Apply this article where it might fit with you -- cold calling the press, handling incoming calls with clients, or improving the way you respond to negative situations. One of my new favorite books to recommend to coaching clients is “The Feeling Good Handbook” by David D.
By Nona Pratz, CDI Director of Research For those of you who shudder to think about the daunting task of even putting business plans down on your “To Do List,” here’s a more adventurous method. It’s called “Treasure Mapping.” I couldn’t image what this was, even by the name of
By Barb Poole, CMRW, PHR, CCMC, CPRW, BS Over the past year, I have experienced a significant increase in baby boomer clients seeking career exploration and management assistance in scenarios ranging from involuntary terminations to voluntary career redirection and/or downsizing. The "boom" in baby boomer clients doesn't surprise me, based
By Richard Baum, ACCC I love coaching clients. Helping someone achieve lifelong dreams, or uncover them, is very rewarding. I get paid to use my talents and do what I enjoy. But, this coin has three sides - services, marketing and business building. Coaching is the easy part for me.
By Jane Roqueplot We've all heard the old business adage that says, "know your customer!" How well do you know your customer or your client? Is the person you described in that well written resume and cover letter the same person that walks into the interview room? As your client's
By Christine Hassler, Author of The 20 Something Manifesto Although this book is written for the job seeker, the advice is priceless for working with Millennials. Their resumes are crammed and coiffed and they've read a million books about finding their passion, but the twenty somethings who come to me
By Laura Berman Fortgang "Sure, I can do it." How many times have you said that and then wondered if you were suffering from dementia? You just agreed to run for president of the PTA or do a presentation on a topic you are clueless about or start a business
By Barbara Safani, M.A., CMRW, NCRW, CPRW, CCM If you offer salary negotiation coaching as part of your portfolio of services, you have probably discovered that there is no such thing as “one size fits all” when it comes to your client’s issues regarding the negotiation process. Below are five