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4 Tips for Getting Your Advisors On The Same Team

I Started Out Ready to be Special! I am 5 1/2 years old, the oldest of 4 children in the family and I have just started 1st grade.  I am really excited about dinner this evening because my dad is bringing home a guest for dinner and for the first time I am going to […]

Three Tips for Dealing with the Question of “What’s Next?”

Let’s say you are 50 or so.  You have done a good job of developing your career, becoming a credible manager and leader, of getting results; and something makes you realize that you do not want to spend the rest of your life doing what you are doing!  Maybe it is a health scare; maybe […]

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Celebrating Creativity: Getting out of the Box, 2

“Every actor wants to break out of the box that they put you in and that’s where I’m heading, out of the box as fast as I can.” Rick Springfield Speaking of getting out of the box, we also use that phrase for finding unique new solutions to places where we may be stuck. Think […]

Getting Out of the Box for Halloween!

Halloween is about getting out of the box – getting out of your own identity for the evening and having permission to become another persona – just for fun!! I lived in a small, fairly quiet mid-western town for a few years of my life, and one of my fondest memories is of Mike and […]

Am I too old?

Have you wondered “Am I too Old”? Can one be too old to find new employment? I asked this question of several people involved in executive search this week and they said – “this year I have placed someone 62, 65, and 68 years old”. Another echoed that – “I had two finalists for a […]

Moms and Bosses

Celebrate-Develop-Honor Moms and bosses there is a distinct parallel between being a parent and being a boss, let me share with you how that is. I can say I have been very lucky to have a number of mothers in my life. My first mother provided me first with life and a loving home; and […]

Do I Really Have To Customize My Resume?

Do I really have to customize my resume? Come on guys!  If you want to get sorted to the short stack of YES resumes – you bet you want to customize your resume to the job being offered!  Not only that but you want to make it easy for the reader to grasp who you […]