managing your career map

Emotional Intelligence and Your Career

An article in Fortune described many of the issues individuals need to think about when managing their own careers. According to the article, there is a great deal of anxiety in the workplace. Of more than 100,000 managers polled by[...]

women in the corporate world

Executive Women in the Corporate World

"Fed Up! - Executive Women Confront Mid-Life" The headline above comes from a Fortune Magazine article about women and their struggles to find meaning in the corporate world, but most of the issues facing women apply to men as well. The study was[...]

career turning points

The Six Turning Points

A Turning Point is a critical time in your life where big decisions could lead to big change, both in work and in life. A Turning Point typically shows up about every 10 years of adult life between ages 18[...]


The Story of a Career Resilient Businessman

In a workplace where there are few certainties and even fewer guarantees, learning to be a career resilient worker is a sound strategy. What Is Career Resilience? Career resilience means taking greater responsibility for present and future employability. It means understanding[...]

personal vision outlook

This Career Would Have Never Occurred to Me

At age 29, Laura managed an account for a Fortune 500 international ad agency - and she was "miserable." "Advertising agency work was interesting, fast paced, and lucrative. But the more I moved up in the hierarchy, the less I[...]

re-energizing a career

A Case Study in Re-Energizing Your Career

In this post, we examine a common example of what happens when a high-performing executive uncovers their natural abilities and finds career happiness. Karen graduated from college with a degree in Home Economics/Consumer Services and a desire to be of[...]

career change at midlife

Change At Midlife: Does It Have To Be A Crisis?

First defined and researched by Daniel Levinson, Ph.D. at Yale, in the 70's and 80's and published in Seasons of a Man's Life, there are six Turning Points in everyone's career. These begin in the early 20's and occur until the[...]