Two Words

Several years ago, I had the opportunity to go through some extensive assessment testing to help me gain insight into my individual...

My Favorite Entrepreneur

I remember as a young parent wondering just how my children would turn out.  Would they finish high school, get accepted to college, find...

What’s in a Name?...Everything!

In a recent coaching session where I was helping a friend get ready for an important interview, he asked how he should address the folks...

Book Recommendation The On-Purpose Person

The On-Purpose Person, Kevin W. McCarthy Is Your Life Filled, Yet Unfulfilled? Do you feel pulled in a thousand different directions?...

Knowing Your Purpose

Last week I had the opportunity to spend time with my new friend Kevin W. McCarthy in Orlando, FL. Kevin’s had a distinguished career in...

When Real Leaders Lead

I spent the last 10 years of my career at a super-regional community bank headquartered in northeast Ohio called FirstMerit, a great...

Build Bridges Don't Burn Them

The most effective job searching technique is to tap into your network making folks who know you aware that you are interested in making...

When Backwards is Forwards

Frequently when I'm coaching individuals who are in job transitions and looking for their next career opportunity I ask them if they've...

Why A Work Sabbatical Is Important

I recently had the pleasure of grabbing coffee with Greg Bryan from the Navigators at Kent State. He shared with me that the Navigators...

Job Loss: I've Been in Your Shoes...

I've been in your shoes.... I recently spoke with a friend who learned that their position was being eliminated by their employer after...

Is Your "Net Working"?

Networking is both an art and a science. The art of networking pertains to the methods you use to connect with others while the science...

Resume Reminders Series

Resume Reminders: Part 1 You wouldn't drive a car with an expired driver's license —why let your résumé slip out of date? View the video...