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Job, Career or Calling?

Search Amazon and you will find dozens of books with some variation of the title: how to find your life purpose.Our jobs have a lot to do with that purpose. But not exactly in the way mos...

Career Transition: A Back Story and the 5 Things That Made the Difference

When asked how I got into marketing, I always say that I “fell” into it. That’s the truth. But it was the greatest fall ever. It works so well with who I am naturally.I have always loved to write a...

Social Entrepreneurship: Is it Right for Your Company?

A new type of corporation is rising in prominence in the United States (US) and globally, the B-corp or Benefits Corporation. At least 24 states currently allow B-corps in the US, including my own...

Is the Risk Worth Taking? Consider these 4 Points

My answer to whether the risk is worth taking is, it depends. Here are four recommendations I’d make to anyone who is contemplating making a really radical life or business change.

Six Reasons Why Recruiters Don't Call You

Looking for a job is a job. It’s time-consuming and often frustrating. You can spend weeks or even months searching for what you think is a good fit and then never get called in for the job.

A 90-Day Plan: The Key To Getting An Offer

Want to make a good impression during your interview with the hiring manager? Come in prepared to answer and ask thought-provok...

From Participant To Protagonist: How Women Can Up Their Game

How many times have we heard that women talk more than men? Let’s dispel this myth. Teams at all levels of management have been analyzed along gender lines for both frequency and type of conversation.

Should I Put That On My Resume?

Writing a great resume is hard. To condense your background and accomplishments into 1-2 pages and have it stand out amongst hundreds of resumes is painful but necessary.

Three Unglamorous Truths Every Entrepreneur Should Know

As someone who started my first social venture at 24, it is hard not to look back on my own career and wish someone had told me about the unglamorous aspects of entrepreneurship.

Why Organizations Thrive with Feminine Leadership

I just came back from delivering a keynote at the Women’s Leadership Academy Summit for The American College of Financial Services. Over 100 women spent 3 days honing their leadership competencies,...

5 Non-Profit Leaders You Should Know

There are millions of non-profit organizations in the world, and over 1.5 million in the United States alone. Knowing which organizations to support with your giving dollars can be a daunting task.

It's All About Differentiation

Silicon Valley's career guru, Patti Wilson has published her mid-year Careerzine. I've excerpted some of it below; it's perhaps a bit on the "realistic" side, but has some good tips, such as to wor...