Hate Your Job? 9 Steps to Follow Before Quitting

06/10/2014career transitions, Employee engagement, Happiness At Work, Mindfulness, talent management, work-life balance No Comments

Do you hate your job?  You are not alone. This is the most common complaint I’ve heard in my work as a career coach. Just 30% of employees in the U.S. feel engaged at work, according to a 2013 report by Gallup. Around the world the proportion of employees who feel engaged and satisfied at work is a … Read More

Expat Executives: the Secrets to Being Happy and Successful Abroad

12/09/2014career transitions, Employee engagement, expatriation, Leadership, talent management, work-life balance No Comments

As more and more companies are expanding operations across borders, there is a growing need for executives to become global managers with a global perspective. It often means a global mindset with a deep understanding of international perspective, cultural portability and cultural intelligence. The biggest challenges faced by global managers working in a 24/7 interconnected … Read More

Ten Habits of Highly Confident People

10/07/2014Employee engagement, entrepreneurship, Happiness At Work, Leadership No Comments

A famous American tennis player, Arthur Ashe once said « One important to key to success is self-confidence, and an important key to self-confidence is preparation ». What is self-confidence? For one, it’s the biggest differentiating factor between people who obtain what they want and those who don’t. Self-confidence is all about believing in your intrinsic unique value, … Read More

Six myths and excuses that keep you stuck in a dead-end job

02/06/2014career transitions, cover letters and resumes, Employee engagement, Happiness At Work, job search No Comments

Burned out. Stressed. Bored. Frustrated. Angry. Resentful. These are the words my clients use to describe their current job situation. Do any of them ring a bell? One of my clients, Marie, 38, was full of regret about the time she spent with a renowned international consultancy firm. “Those years were a total waste,” she … Read More

LinkedIn: 12 Tips to Optimize Your Profile to Find New Jobs & Customers

09/05/2014career transitions, cover letters and resumes, entrepreneurship, job search, LinkedIn 1 Comment

You can no longer ignore LinkedIn. It is the Number One social networking site for professionals looking for new opportunities. With one user being added every single second, LinkedIn has been growing exponentially and has now reached 300 million members across 200 countries. Having a LinkedIn profile is not enough. With more people and businesses adding their profiles every day,the challenge … Read More