Boosting Job Satisfaction (My Two Cents at CNBC.com)

While misery on the job can seem insurmountable at times, breaking down what you can control — and therefore change — can go a long way toward improving your happiness at work before it gets worse. “The biggest problem comes from disengagement,” said Anne Marie Segal, founder of Segal Coaching in Stamford, Connecticut. “Employees will […]

Read More

Working On (vs. In) Your Career

Working On Your Career vs. In Your Career – What is the Difference? If you have ever spent time in an entrepreneurial role, you have likely heard the phrase “working on your business” (versus “working in your business”). Working on your business means investing time in activities that will build the business over the long term,  such […]

Read More

10 Weeks Until Year End – January 1, 2017 is coming!

Did you accomplish everything you wanted to achieve in 2016?

I know I haven’t yet.

Earlier in my career, I was obsessed with the smaller goals. Over time, I learned that the TRUE GOALS are to live your best life and make the greatest contributions to your work (writ large) and the world.

Read More

My Biggest Career Mistake: Sailing, Secretaries and Lime Green Pants

I believe in the power of mistakes. No one likes to make mistakes, of course. But that is where the learning happens. Bigger mistake, greater opportunity to learn. What may have been my biggest career mistake happened very early on, while I was still finishing my undergraduate degree. I had my very first internship and […]

Read More

Do You Need a Personal Board of Advisors?

The board of directors of a company addresses high-level business objectives, with voting authority and fiduciary obligations. A board of advisors is more informal, providing non-binding strategic advice that can benefit a start-up or smaller company by giving it third-party insights, encouragement, market knowledge, accountability, connections and other resources. Savvy individuals have come to realize that, especially […]

Read More