"Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you." Did you miss your wake-up call this week because you are afraid to answer the call?  

We get 'middle aged' in our career and we become so risk ad...

Gray and Raycom, Sinclair and Tribune, Disney and Fox, AT&T and Time Warner, Meredith and Time Inc ...... 10 Signs That You're Going To Be Sold and What You Should Be Doing Next!

As a President of a mid-market company, I've been responsible for prepping organizations to...

I was recently on a six mile hike through some forest and field in Northern Michigan when the path became invisible under a canopy of ferns growing nearly 3 feet high. I was thinking how appropriate as career coach. Why?

If you think about the length of this hike, the s...

"Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk." Just when you had it all figured out they threw Facebook Live at you ....... Earpiece. Dead. Camera. Rolling. Mic. Hot.

This has happened to all of us.  For me it was a live hit...

Boy, being lucky is hard work.  Putting yourself in the right place at the right time, followed by the recognition of an opportunity, and finally the ability to act on it, well it ain't easy work.

In terms of our careers, we generally aren't the beneficiaries of being l...

"The secret to happiness is freedom... and the secret to freedom is courage." The most difficult and courageous decision we can make in our career is to walk away and head into the unknown. 

But before you exercise that courage and walk away from the known, no matter h...

#fbf quote from Jim Valvano is so appropriate on the Father's Day weekend. So many times over my career I gave my Dad reason to question my wanderlust approach to explore new and bold territory in a professional career. I managed my career in a way completely different...

We all have 'experiences' in both our personal and professional lives and what we do with, how we catalog them and learn from them, is largely what differentiates us. It's not the mistakes that defines us, it's the resulting course correction. On this very early Wednes...

We've talked about this right? You click this button and crickets, nothing. Statistically the odds of you landing a role through a blind application is less than 2%.  If this is your career transition strategy, you're in trouble.

Two things are probably happening in you...