Self-Help Junkies

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I’m a card-carrying member of this fine club. At the slightest invitation, I gush about my favorite podcasts, writers, and vloggers. One of my favorite cartoons (#10 at this link) shows someone admiring the book selections on the bookshelf of a person she just met and thinking, “I secretly know we are going to be […]

My Recent Clean Slate

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In February of 2019, I stepped into a seemingly parallel universe. I didn’t see it coming, I was on a pathway heading in an entirely different direction, but then I decided to make a radical shift because I saw another version of myself through a crack in my world. On this side of the crack, […]

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My 10 Favorite (Mostly) Career-Related Sites

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What happens when you come back from a week-long vacation to 500+ emails? You unsubscribe. Ruthlessly. Here’s what didn’t get cut: Career Contessa: Smart, well-written advice. My latest favorite post: How to Ask for a Raise (it includes a template). Careershifters: Career change experts. Great ideas within a thriving community. It’s my dream to work […]

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A New Treasure for Workplace Guidance

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Along with many others, I’ve bemoaned the creeping tide of ageism and the seeming irrelevance of those of us who are over age 50. How can I help it when I hear from so many of my clients about their sudden panic after a layoff, their frustrations in finding a new pathway for themselves as […]