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6 ways Millennials are changing your workplace

For the better! This month I’m going to take sides in the generational debate.  I am really tired of hearing how lazy and entitled the millennial generation is.  I get the opportunity to work with brilliant young professionals every day and I believe that the struggle lies in the fact that we are trying hard

Never look for a job again!

How-to Guide for sliding seamlessly into each career move I was talking with someone the other day who was unbelievably unhappy and unfulfilled in her current job. She has been with the same company for 13 years and although she’s moved around and been promoted, she feels very stuck.  I asked her why she didn’t

Earn Their Loyalty Now…

Because someone else will be able to buy it If you are reading this article then you are probably leading a team or running a business and are curious what I mean by this title.  If you haven’t had to do any hiring lately – CONGRATULATIONS!  If you have, then you know how very difficult

So you think you want a raise?

Tips and tricks for approaching this very uncomfortable subject As many people are uncomfortably aware, the recession played havoc with a lot of careers and career plans.  It significantly impacted (mostly in a negative way) many people’s career direction, household income, position title and tenure.  If this happened to you, you might be one of

Leadership is a Participation Sport

You’ve gotta get your hands dirty! Now that we are enjoying a healthy economy and companies are growing again, I am seeing new leaders take the reins, and I’m also seeing experienced leaders struggling to retain talent.  I believe a major reason leaders lose their key players is that their “command and control” style of

Clean your closet!

Make room for career growth with these tips “The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get the old ones out.” - Dee Hock, Founder and former CEO of Visa The theme this month is clearing the path for mobility in your career.  I coach a number

The last step in the hiring process

10 really good reasons to talk to references You’ve done a great job of screening, interviewing, negotiating and courting your new hire.  You’ve done the background check and verified employment eligibility – everything is good, right?  Not so fast!  Did you talk to your new hire’s references? At least twice a week I talk with

In honor of the graduating class of 2015

3 Principles for Career Success I had a very stimulating conversation with Brian Simons a few weeks ago. Brian is the President and CEO of Altavera Mortgage Services – one of the busiest growing companies in Denver that you’ve probably never heard of. Anyway, I had just returned from a mentoring event at CU in

Head Trash

Is your fear of making a bad hire impacting your business? When I coach individuals in their career searches, one of the characteristics I listen for is what I call “head trash.”  This is a collection of thoughts and ideas, both objective and subjective, which have accumulated over the course of your career and can

Distracted Job Searching

Are you headed for a Career Crash? I often use driving a car to illustrate the job search process with candidates. Let’s imagine your career is a coast to coast road trip. There are many stops along the way; some occasional side roads, hills to climb, valleys to navigate and even some bad weather here