Most of the time when you take a new job it isn’t at a different firm altogether, but a new role within the company you already work at. This can pose some unique challenges. Here’s some career coaching on how to negotiate an offer within a firm you already are employed by.
It is all too easy to get focused on the negative in our professional lives. The problem is that negative focus, in particular if it influences how you think about yourself, can be quite detrimental. Here’s a bit of executive coaching on how to be more of an optimist and reap the benefits that come from it.
Simon Sinek talks about starting with “why”. As the New Year starts, I wanted to make sure I took the time to get clarity on why my career coaching practice matters. I refer to my blog, but also the ethos of my career coaching practice by the name “Step Out of the Race.” Let me know what you think. Did I capture the “why”?
“Even though I was in favor of his promotion, now that he got it, I’m worried.”
File this one under “Confessions of a career coach”…
If you’re anything like me, you’ve been putting off a number of changes that you could have started on in November and December until the New Year. Why? Well, procrastination is fun and easy. Plus, something sounds good about starting a new habit as of January 1st.
Unfortunately, 2016 is not the year in which you are going to make a career change, despite the fact that it is a new year and 2015 was just sort of blah…
“She is driving me insane. She thinks she knows all the answers. I don’t even know what she is thinking, she doesn’t know how to run this business. Hell, she doesn’t even know this industry. Plus, she’s not even in my chain of command.”
How do you get something other than the standard 2.5% year end raise (merit increase) that everyone in the firm is getting?