Accountability Partner

Accountability Partners: They’re Not Just for Extreme Sports

Some years ago, I joined a group of women to go rock climbing in the Adirondack mountains of New York State. I’ve hiked and camped in that beautiful mountain range for years, and somewhere near Saranac Lake I discovered the incredible physical and mental challenge of using nothing more than […]

Navigate conferences

Navigate Conferences like a PRO

Conferences, workshops, conventions, seminars, leadership development and industry trainings. Love them or hate them, professional events are truly an opportunity to grow and learn in your chosen field. But unless you go in with a plan, there is zero chance you are making the most of the opportunity to get […]

Career Services, Changing Careers, Leadership Coaching, Job Searching , Leadership Development, Bay Area, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Berkeley, executive coaching

Focus on Strengths to Build a Great Team

Remember the World Series of 2016? You know the one just before the elections? It was incredibly exciting to see the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians fight tooth and nail to clinch the title and end their decades’ long World Series drought. Every player on both teams stepped up their […]

Business Networking, Bay Area, Walnut Creek, East Bay, Danville, Alamo, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Lafayette, Berkeley, Pleasanton, Orinda, Resume

Networking Doesn’t Have to Feel Like “Work”

For many, networking has become a dreaded word. It’s associated with going to events, shaking hands with people you don’t know, trying to be “on”, and feeling the pressure to come back to work or home with some big result. Granted, some people love to do this. But for a […]