Coaching Professional Development in the Organization

Organizations as well as individuals benefit from coaching in the workplace, where coaching typically focuses on professional development rather than personal life skills. Coaches must understand how to make coaching beneficial to the organization. Coaching is an important piece of professional development in the workplace. It improves the process of …

Write a Resume That Gets a Response!

I was recently working with a client helping her with her resume. I did some research on today’s market and writing effective resumes. Here is some of the information and tips I found. Research shows that for the average employer, only 1 interview is generated per 200 resumes. Resumes are …

The Soul of Goals – Creating SMART Goals for 2010

“Oh, No!  It is December of 2009, soon to be January of 2010 and I have to write yet, another list of New Year’s Resolutions (goals) that I will probably forget about in a few short weeks and feel like a loser for not completing those goals!”  Sound familiar?  This time of year, a …

Leadership & Rituals

I had a very interesting conversation this week about the importance of rituals in our lives.  We were raised with rituals!  Family rituals, religious rituals, community rituals, school rituals, holiday rituals….the list goes on and on!   I started thinking about how important rituals are, and I think one of the …