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Is it Selfish to Quit?

Nearly every week it seems, I hear from someone in this community asking some form of this question: Is it selfish to quit my job? On the one hand, this tells me that the people who connect with my work are nice. They worry about putting their colleagues in a difficult situation. They don’t want to focus so deeply on their own career goals that they harm others in the process. But on the other hand, there’s a point at which niceness goes too far…

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How to Navigate a Career Change

Looking to move onward and upward? Yes, it's possible--even in THIS economy! Check out my most recent segment from Fox 31's Good Morning Colorado below where I share 4 tips that will make the process of changing careers much easier to manage. Remember, it can be stressful and overwhelming, but it...

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Is a Career Change Possible in this Economy?

People ask me this question all the time.  I think it’s silly but, obviously, there’s a great deal of concern out there. So, I want to address this issue once and for all. Yes, career change is absolutely possible—regardless of the state of the economy. There. I said it. But I know it takes more...

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Managing Risk During a Career Change

In 1967, two psychiatrists named Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe performed a rigorous study to better understand the correlation between stress and illness. Ultimately, they created the Homes and Rahe Stress Scale, a comprehensive list that ranks the 43 most stressful life events. (You can see the...

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5 Tips for Planning a Career Change

Today’s career experts agree that most people experience a change of career 3 to 7 times throughout their working life. This means a complete transformation—new job, new industry, new employer. It’s a big deal. These are the kinds of changes that cause massive amounts of stress, anxiety and worry....

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How to Avoid Making Emotional Decisions

As I’ve mentioned in the past, I’m a big fan of podcasts. Radio Lab (produced by WNYC and distributed by NPR) is one of my current favorites. A recent episode on the topic of “choice” discussed a fascinating scientific research study that had unexpected results and significant implications. Here’s...

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How to Make Wise Career Choices

Life is full of choices. Some require little thought or reflection—like the choice of what to eat for dinner— while others demand rigorous deliberation. When it comes to your career, you’ve likely already made several difficult choices in the past and will undoubtedly face many more. There is a...

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