Julia Holian, Holian Associates

Today Marks a Major Milestone in My Career

Five years ago today, I said goodbye to my corporate job. I took the giant leap into entrepreneurship and launched my own firm. It was the scariest and most exciting thing I’ve ever done. Every year since, I’ve grown by at least 40% YoY, and 2020, despite all the changes […]

How NOT to Quit Your Job

How Not to Quit a Job

The culture around changing jobs has shifted. Millennials between the ages of 18-30 have already held 7.8 jobs on average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is staggering considering the average Baby Boomer has had about 12 jobs over the course of their career. LinkedIn Founder, Reid Hoffman, […]

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The Better You Know Your Strengths, the More Successful You’ll Be

There’s a lot of talk these days about knowing your own strengths, but what does that really mean? And what exactly are strengths? Gallup, Inc., the performance-management consulting company, defines strengths as a combination of skills and knowledge developed through practice and multiplied by talent (the natural way a person […]

Thanks Mom! How My Mom Influenced My Career Path

My mom entered the workforce in 1972. She was a newly single mom with two grade-school children and a mortgage to pay. She was probably scared to death about how she was going to make ends meet. I was too young at the time to pay attention to what she […]