The term work life balance was coined in the UK in the late 1970s but wasn’t well used in North America until the late 1980s. I don’t know about you, but I was surprised to learn it’s been around for over 40 years. Having grown up during this timeframe, I can safely say I never heard my parents use this…Read More
Embrace the Power of Leaving Your Job on Your Own Terms
I love reading career motivation articles on leadership, authenticity and other hot topics. But one topic that doesn’t get much attention, is the importance and power of leaving on your own terms. I’m talking about knowing when to quit a job or client who is no longer in alignment with who you are as a professional or a person. Quitting…Read More
When Coffee Isn’t Enough – How to Stay Motivated
Have you ever worked on a project or been in a job where you have little to no motivation to see it through? That spark you once had is long gone, yet you continue slogging on, day after day. We have all been there. Many times. So how do you find your motivation to get out of your rut? There…Read More
When is a good time to make a jump (in your career)?
Ten months ago I quit my job. It was good paying job with benefits, lots of vacation time and a short commute to work. I had moved across the country to take this job (in honesty, I had taken the job to move across the country). And I had only been in the role for two years. A lot of…Read More