Category: Executive Career Branding

Personal branding is about honing your skills, narrowing your focus, and getting clear on what you’re passionate about so that you have consistent career marketing messages and brand communications. Branding is not just about you being better than your competition (colleagues, coworkers, connections). It’s about getting your prospective employers and recruiters to identify you as […]

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Today begins day one of a shutdown for thousands of federal employees and government contractors…definitely not a good Tuesday! More importantly, the impact to the economy is hard hitting…a harsh, but sobering reminder that more often than not, our careers are vulnerable to unexpected changes and setbacks. Normally, I would use this Tuesday to share […]

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Rain, rain, rain, and more rain. We are in the month of June, but Mother Nature has other ideas. I am attending the Capital Jazz festival tomorrow and while I am looking forward to a variety of outdoor concerts, sitting in the rain is not so appealing to me. So, I am pleading with Mother […]

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Isn’t the first day back to work after a long weekend tough? I mean, we are not going to complain about working or having a meaningful job or business, but boy, I was moving sloooow this morning. Of course, I was moving slow because I had a great weekend, shopping for home decor and paints, […]

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What steps can you take to mentally and emotionally de-clutter? I tend not to embrace every ideology or philosophy that pops up, but some aspects of Feng Shui make perfect sense to me. For the past few weeks, I have been struggling to get a few tasks off my “to-do” list, but kept getting stuck. […]

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Who do you turn to in times of personal turmoil? Who is that person with the voice of reason and trust in your life? Who ALWAYS has your back through the best and the worst of times? We all have someone whether it is a sister, best friend, or trusted colleague that we share our […]

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Are you still afraid of social media? I was absolutely tickled this weekend when I learned that my dear sweet mother had joined the millions on people on Twitter. Yes, my mother is on Twitter (and Facebook) and has caught on very quickly to the art of tweeting. Granted all of her tweets are to […]

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