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Finding Your Career Sweet Spot: Strengths, Passions and Value to Others

How to find your career sweet spot. Advice from a career coach on figuring out the next step in your career.

My two year old daughter, Norah, is a burrower. Norah sleeps with 3.4 million stuffed animals in her bed. She nestles her body deep under blankets. She curls up in your lap when she’s scared and wiggles in until letting Read more…


Hobby to Business: The Birth of Lyndsay Hannah Photography

Lyndsay Hannah Photography Logo

Earlier this week we did a behind the scenes look at our professional family photo shoot with Lyndsay Hannah Photography. We had a blast, my family was ridiculous, and the photos? Stop it. 😍 So what was originally going to Read more…


Overcoming Impostor Syndrome with the Power Pose: Fake It ‘Till You Become It

Amy Cuddy's power pose to overcome impostor syndrome in career and parenting.

We’ve all heard the phrase “fake it ‘till you make it.” But what if the script was flipped so that you “fake it ‘till you become it”? That’s what social psychologist Dr. Amy Cuddy proposes as a solution to boost Read more…


The Summer I Made Fetch Happen: Mistakes, Choices, and Making the Most of It

How making fetch happen at summer camp made for a funny story, and helpful career advice. Career development advice from a career coach, mom, and former camp counselor. #careeradvice #careerdevelopment #professionaldevelopment #career

The summer I made fetch happen? Well it was July 2004 at the loveliest little summer camp there ever was. My job as a camp counselor involved making friendship bracelets and telling each one of my campers that they were Read more…


Cover Letter Writing Tips from a Career Coach (And a Preschooler)

Cover letter writing tips from a preschooler. Learn what pitfalls to avoid, and how to make your cover letter shine!

I’ve reviewed many cover letters in my day, both as a hiring manager and as a career coach. And nerd alert, I LOVE them.  I’m always actively rooting for the cover letter to just knock it out of the park Read more…


Don’t Forget To Say Thank You: An Author’s Advice on Finding the Sweet Spot

Don't Forget To Say Thank You Lindsay Schlegel

Recently I had the great privilege of reading an advanced copy of Lindsay Schlegel’s new book – Don’t Forget To Say Thank You: And Other Parenting Lessons That Brought Me Closer to God. I’m currently anxiously awaiting the release date, August Read more…


6 Storytelling Podcasts That Will Make You Forget About TV

Podcast recommendations

Do you like TV? How about pizza, air, and happiness? Oh really – you do? How odd that we are so similar! Now, do you like TV but would be open to substituting your TV watching habit with storytelling podcasts Read more…


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