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Coaching & Mentoring: Which “Hat” You Wear Makes a Big Difference

Whether you work internally within an organization, are a consultant or advisor, or for your own clarity if you want to work with a coach, it’s good to understand the difference between a coach and a mentor for professional development or personal growth. The two terms are often confused or used interchangeably, when they’re actually
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Upskilling: 5 Tips to Develop Skills for Your Career Transition

As humans, we’re never really “done” learning, until or unless we decide to be, or we run up against a health issue that interferes. I always say that I’ll keep learning until I take my last breath, as long as I’m able to do so. Sure, we’ll usually encounter some people who may take the
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When Bias Gets in the Way: Leveraging External Support to See Possibilities

During these times of “fake news,” polarizing issues, and the seemingly massive amount of information our brains take in on any given day, it can be easy to act according to our biases as a way to make sense of things and get through it all. After all, it’s a way for our brains to
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Finding Your Way: Leveraging Coaching to Realize Your Vision

Name an athlete, musician, or any type of performer who has been able to excel without the support of a coach. This is my common response when people wonder why they might need a coach, whether it’s to up their own performance, gain clarity on their goals, or consider alternate approaches to situations that have
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Don’t Go it Alone: Building Your Retirement Transition Team

Just because you may be thinking of retirement or semi-retirement (or at least perhaps not being as “go-go-go” in your career) doesn’t mean that you need to be on your own or lose your network. It’s still important in this phase of your life to maintain, and even increase, connections with people, not only for
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Spice Up Your Career Transition: 6 Tips to Decide What You Really Want

“So, tell me what you want, what you really, really want.” Wannabe from the Spice Girls, anyone? Circa 1996? C’mon, I can’t be the only one who knows this song, right? Please say no. Often, when it comes to knowing what we want to do next, whether in the “go-go” phase of our career or
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Allowing Yourself to Dream: 10 Key Questions for Envisioning Your Future

“When you dream, what do you dream about?” This question, from the song “When You Dream” by the Barenaked Ladies (their album “Stunt” is on my “stranded on a desert island” music list) is a provocative one. And let’s face it – some of what we dream about probably shouldn’t be shared with the general
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