Navigating a career or life transition? Here’s help

In 2000 I combined my 15 years of experience and training in organizational/leadership development, communications strategy, corporate coaching and personal branding, and launched my first business—a career coaching and consulting firm dedicated to helping men and women integrate who they are with what they do.  Career Strategists is still alive and well and our senior […]

Is it time for some truth telling?

“Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth-telling, truth-speaking, truth living, and truth-loving.” ― James E. Faust Ever since I was a young girl I’ve been a truth teller.  My career coaching clients and author friends call me a catalyst, a lightening bolt, your personal wake-up call. I am the person who sees and acknowledges […]

In transition? Join the crowd!

My son is starting middle school in the fall, my good friend’s youngest child leaves for college in August, my colleague’s husband just quit his job to join his wife’s firm, my 46 year-old childhood friend just learned he’s going to be a new father and my professional path (not so much what I do, […]

My Mother’s Day gift to you (and me)

For over a decade I coached thousands of men and women in career transition on how to create a strategic career plan, leverage their brilliance and come into greater alignment with their life purpose (I have since trained a wonderful team of career/life coaches to do this!). Now, I’m in the midst of a professional […]


In 1999 I was so ready for a career change I thought I would implode if my new path didn’t reveal itself soon! I was taking many steps to support the career exploration process–doing informational interviews, journaling and asking the hard questions, conducting research, getting support, thinking big, staying true to my passion and saying […]

Unexpected Gifts

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storms to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Green I’ve been writing a lot lately about living in the unknown, the process of birthing “what’s next” and the gifts that can come from being in a state of flux because that’s where some of […]