How to Know if Your Job Doesn’t Fit

When you go to work do you feel constrained and uncomfortable?  You know the feeling.  It’s like pulling on a shirt or sweater that’s too small.  You can’t wait to get it off, it’s driving you crazy.  And it looked so good on the shelf! That’s how it feels when you work for a company whose values don’t match yours. In today’s economy, you may ignore the warning signs of …
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Feeling Unlucky? Here’s Why That Might Be A GOOD Thing!

Do you ever feel plagued with bad luck?  Some people have good luck – but you don’t seem to? You’ve heard of ROI – Return on Investment.  Well there’s actually ROL – Return on Luck.  Even bad luck.  Impossible?  Read on. Last year I heard a speech by Jim Collins, business guru and author of Good to Great and his latest, Great By Choice.  Jim has spent his career studying …
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How to Stop Comparing Yourself With Others – Coming Back to Your Own Yippee

“Comparisons are odious”  – Shakespeare Nine women sat around a stone fireplace in a cottage on the Rhode Island coast.  Ranging in age from late eighties to early forties.   Their professional interests as wide ranging as their ages – from Cardy Raper, the scientist and author of the wild book Love, Sex and Mushrooms, to horse whisperer Nicole Birkholtzer to dancer, housewife, professor, entrepreneur and business consultant.  I was one …
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