Category Archives: Goal Setting

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Considering a Career Change? By When?

By when will you make the change? Dave Munson, founder and owner of Saddleback Leather, asks his team members two important words: “by when?” In a recenter interview published in Forbes, Kevin Kruse asks Munson to share his best advice for those starting their leadership journey. Munson: This is great. This is really an easy one, okay? But it’s […]

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Hope is Not a Career Strategy

Hope is not a career strategy.  Anything worth achieving is worth working for so don’t leave it to chance, be ready for the opportunity when it presents itself. Is what I have achieved the “All” I really want? Why am I here? We’ve all asked at one time or another. We begin to ask ourselves […]

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Break Barriers: How Far Are You Willing to Push Yourself?

How far are you willing to go to break barriers in your career path? I was reading through a list of quotes by women leaders and entrepreneurs that inspired me to think about the power of breaking through barriers. This quote from the CEO of TaskRabbit is what got me thinking: “I wake up every […]

Before You Leap Into a New Project

As an entrepreneur, your brain is swimming with new ideas and directions for your business. Your excitement is contagious and your energy is intoxicating, however often you find the end of the day comes before the end of your “to do” list. The challenge?  Focus. Rather than focusing on one idea and following it through […]

Career Change – 5 Steps Before You Leap

Contemplating making a change in your career? Whether you are thinking about applying for an internal promotion, leaving the company for an advanced position or leaving the corporate world to start your own business, there are steps that you need to be prepared to take. Following are five steps that I have found important in […]

Unemployed – Ideas to Increase Your Visibility

A Purposeful Woman reader recently asked me how to fill the hours when you are in search of a new career or job.  It is an interesting question because, although there are many tasks associated with keeping on top of the job search, there are also ways you can use the time to give back […]

Building A Career Plan

The other day I was talking about finding ways to determine what in your life brings positive emotions and what activities are more negative. We briefly discussed finding ways to turn the negatives into positives so that you can begin to move away from where you are today and travel closer to who you want […]