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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.

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up (Next)? Let’s Find That Career Sweet Spot.   My two year old daughter, Norah, is a burrower. Norah sleeps with 3.4 million stuffed animals in her bed. She nestles her Read more…


Hobby to Business: The Birth of Lyndsay Hannah Photography

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On Doing What You Love, and Getting Paid for It!   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 Read more…


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

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome - fake it till you become it!

Strike a Power Pose – You’ve Got This   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 Read more…


The Lemonade Stand Sales Strategy That Will Enhance Your Career

The sales strategy that will enhance your career and your lemonade stand revenues

How Asking the Right Questions Builds Connections   “Hi, what’s your name?” – Jack to all the customers at our yard sale “Dave.” – Customer named Dave “Do you have any kids?” – Jack (Glen and I look at each other 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

A Career Coach Take on Mean Girls and Loving Your Mistakes   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 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!

The Unexpected Cover Letter Example You Need for Your Job Search   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 Read more…


Made You Smile: A Reminder from Kids and Gymboree

Gymboree Made You Smile campaign

I’m excited to partner with Gymboree to put a smile on your face in support of the Gymboree Made You Smile campaign. This post contains affiliate links. See full disclosure for details. You know what kids are really awesome at? Read more…


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