Human Connection: Let’s talk about Empathy

Empathy is defined as understanding another’s emotions but it has expanded to include, according to Daniel Goleman, three kinds. First, cognitive empathy or how people think and perceive the world. Secondly, emotional empathy which is simply to resonate with the other. Finally, empathic concern is to show you have someone’s back. With the wide rangeContinue reading “Human Connection: Let’s talk about Empathy”

5 Ideas to Avoid Burnout

Research shows a majority of people in much of the world say their mental health has been negatively affected by the pandemic. I don’t know about you, but I can tell you with certainty that the lived experiences of myself and those around me prove that the pandemic has negatively impacted our mental health. I didn’t needContinue reading “5 Ideas to Avoid Burnout”

I am a Certified Career Counselor

I love helping others make confident career decisions and one of those choices to make is who to work with for help. The internet is a hornet’s nest of information and it can be difficult to know what you’re really looking for. This post is to help you understand my credentials and some differentiators betweenContinue reading “I am a Certified Career Counselor”

3 Tips to Find Joy in Networking during the Holidays

As we all try to catch the holiday spirit in whatever ways we find this year, I want to share a few helpful resources on networking. This time of year people do work differently. Deadlines loom and are met. Vacations are planned and taken. And in typical years holiday parties are scheduled and had. ThisContinue reading “3 Tips to Find Joy in Networking during the Holidays”

Why I like CliftonStrengths (StrengthsFinder) for Career Decisions

So much of my work as a career coach is asking good questions and encouraging reflection. I believe you have what you need inside you but sometimes you need some help getting it out into the world. One way to do this is to use an assessment as a tool to give you language forContinue reading “Why I like CliftonStrengths (StrengthsFinder) for Career Decisions”