Insights & Advice

Little Hinges Part One: Essential A-Ha’s That Can Swing Your Second Phase Career Wide Open

By Martha Finney | November 11, 2017

There are a few sentences, movie lines, and aphorisms that ring my bell. When, for instance, Liam Neeson says, “I have a very particular set of skills, skills that I have acquired over a very long career,” that just sings to the career geek in me. He could be talking about cleaning out the gutters, … Read more

Late-Career Job Seeking Advice Pt. 2: Flip that Frame!

By Martha Finney | September 26, 2017

What you’ll discover:  As an older job candidate, the differentiating, competitive edge that you bring to the interview conversation will open up all sorts of great opportunities. You just need to see yourself as the prize, not the supplicant.

Late-Career Job Seeking Advice Pt. 1: Stop Listening to Really Stupid Tips from Pipsqueaks

By Martha Finney | September 25, 2017

What you’ll discover:  When it comes to exposing yourself to job-seeking advice, it’s super important to consider the source.

Why Do We Love Outlander So?

By Martha Finney | September 19, 2017

What you’ll discover:  There’s a common drive that compels the characters of Outlander and inspires its millions of viewers, binding everyone to the cause of this great saga. Employers can harness that drive to serve their own company mission.

We Are All Change Makers

By Martha Finney | September 19, 2017

Here’s what you’ll discover:  How to position your offerings so that clients wisely buy from you, instead of someone else.

How to Know the Time is Right to Write a Book

By Martha Finney | September 4, 2017

Here’s what you’ll discover: The seven signs that will tell you whether you’re ready to get started on that book you’ve been wanting to write.

Do You Self-Publish or Go the Traditional Route?

By Martha Finney | September 3, 2017

Here’s what you’ll discover:  The pros and cons of choosing to self-publish over relying on the traditional process that involves the big name commercial publishers.