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Need More Emotional Bounce? Try Mental Hygiene

Published on January 21, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    Thanks to the American Dental Association, everyone knows excellent dental hygiene requires brushing and flossing twice a day. We know this daily practice prevents cavities. But not many of us know that daily mental hygiene can build and strengthen emotional resilience.  Career decisions, transitions, and job-hunting require extra emotional bounce. One can ward off job related doldrums by practicing emotional hygiene. Everyday, ... View Article »

Do It Like Derek Did It.

Published on March 11, 2016 at 5:53 pm

I sent this photo to a client today. He called a few days ago. Something happened at work. He was seething with anger. That anger moved him to reach out to me and it continues to fuel him to do whatever it takes to find a better place to work. That’s where the photo of Derek Jeter flying into the ... View Article »

Bring your Halo to Interviews

Published on February 26, 2016 at 2:44 pm

Try to get your arms around this: The most qualified applicant does not always get the job offer. Counterintuitive but true! Here’s why: The job offer most often goes to the applicant who genuinely connects with the hiring manager and demonstrates they will add balance and value to the existing team’s strengths and weaknesses. The above infographic demonstrates the power non-verbal ... View Article »

Building Confidence

Published on June 22, 2015 at 2:08 pm

Just a few words about building confidence: Confidence ebbs and flows according to the emotional weather we experience. It’s a good daily practice to center yourself first thing in the morning. Invest 3 -5 minutes to focus on your breath and set some intentions for the day. Centering yourself as a daily practice establishes strong emotional roots that will serve ... View Article »

Are you in a Digital Coma?

Published on May 7, 2014 at 8:15 pm

              Watch the TED Talk video below. “The average 18-29 year old sends and receives 110 texts a day and spends 7.5 hours in front of a screen.”  More words of wisdom from Gen Y Career Consultant, Crystal Kadakia of If you are looking for a job, a digital coma will impede your progress. ... View Article »