If you are considering corporate board service among your goals for the New Year, mark this site for a 10-part series launching in 2020. On the second Monday of each month (other than August), AnneMarieSegal.com will feature a new post on a key topic for prospective corporate board members, with particular emphasis on landing your […]Read More
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
Halloween friendly ghost costumes aside, let’s talk about facing some very real fears. Prospective clients sometimes ask if I can help them break out of a suffocating job search. They tell me that “everything they try” is not working. Nothing is working. I can’t think. I can’t breathe. How can I move forward? When we talk […]Read More
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
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
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
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