Career

WTF moments that lead to change

awareness, conscious living, choice, making a difference, purpose

It can happen between a blink, a breath or even mid-sentence. One minute your life makes complete sense.  You’ve got it all figured out, know exactly what you want and how to get it.  The next minute, absolutely nothing makes sense! You are at a loss, wondering, what the hell happened? This is what happened…

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Leaving after the election for greener grass?

American expat, US, UK, Canada, migration, election, trump, brexit

Many Americans are afraid of who will become the next president, causing them to consider leaving their homes.  Google reported a 350 percent jump in searches for ‘how can I move to Canada’ following Super Tuesday.  One poll says 1 in 4 are ‘likely’ to consider leaving the US if Donald Trump becomes president.  The…

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Starting a new job after the death of a parent

new job, parent, death

Reflections on finding comfort in change and living with loss With four days left to work and plans to start a new job a day later, I got the call that would irreversibly change my life.  My mother had a massive brain aneurysm and was placed on life support.  I dropped everything to fly 3,000…

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3 strategies to keep your sanity when going up, down and off the ladder

career regression, work life balance, purpose

For many, the new year is a time to re-evaluate career options, explore new paths or restart job searches postponed for the holidays.  Enthusiastically, you may started your career search hoping to find exciting, well paid opportunities with clear growth.  For some this may happen.  They may successfully secure a job that meets their expectations. …

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