Insights & Advice
Organized life – business, career, healthcare – is all about reaching through the present toward a better future. I’m still so in love with the overall experience that if someone were to say to me, “You need the other hip done,” my answer would be a cheerful, “Okay.” How’s that for a happy response to the … Read more
“….and so, your father works for the CIA….” At least that’s what I think he said. But at that point, my ears were ringing with gauzy confusion. And I figured that the best thing to do was nod respectfully and wait until I got home to double-check with Dad. I could pretty much ask him … Read more
What you’ll discover: How to revisit the stories from your past and repackage them to create a thriving second phase career that instantly differentiates you from your competitors and offers true value to your clientele.
Here’s what you’ll discover: After a life-long career of organizational success and increasing leadership, you can repackage your experiences, beliefs, and passions to create a brand that will keep you uniquely in demand.
Employee engagement is the name of the game as we dive into 2018. Talent retention is your priority. And maybe, if there must be great talent on the move, let them be someone else’s and you can snap them up too. (You know that carnival machine with blowing dollar bills? That’s what I’m picturing right … Read more
What you’ll discover: Stop banging your head against the wall. If you give yourself permission to drop the old dreams that haven’t quite come true, you might open new doors of opportunity, new sources of fulfillment that will make you even happier and more successful. All that hard dream-building work from your past won’t be … Read more
Here’s what I like about driving in the west (in addition to the long stretches of ribbon o’ highway that give me uninterrupted time to lose myself in great podcast episodes). It’s all about the old motels – those original rest stops from the 50s and 60s when entrepreneurs noticed that America was going places … Read more
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
Here’s what you’ll discover: You know you will eventually transition into the next phase of your career. Start taking these eight steps now so that your next best self will already be in motion — and in demand — by the time you’re ready to make the big jump.
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.