Mentoring

Your potential can be turbo-charged simply by having an effective mentor in your life. The best place to be is in the middle of a mentoring sandwich; where you, the mentee, are being mentored by a more experienced person, and you’re also mentoring someone. 

Three Reasons You Need a Professional Headshot

With the new year upon us, it may be time for some updates to your personal brand. What is Personal Branding? Personal branding is a way to connect you with the world. Your personal brand shares about who you are, what you stand for, and can tell your story. It’s about where you come from, what you are currently doing, …

Money Talks

  Money, money, money- MONEY!  Everyone likes to have money, but many people feel awkward when it comes to the salary of a new job.  As a job seeker prepares for an interview, money is an area that needs to be thought through before you get there. Well a few good points from our Crossroads Career Workbook in Step 6 …

Improve Your Emotional Intelligence for Career Success

  When our oldest daughter was in elementary school, her teacher recommended her for the gifted program. To be selected for the program, our daughter was given a series of tests, including an IQ test. I remember the day we received her results… Our daughter excelled during her school years, and her IQ helped her to achieve a high level …

Website + Workbook = Jobs, Careers, Calling

David and Alexandra have two jobs each, plus together they have two little girls. As you can imagine, life is crazy busy, so focus in their work is critical. Perhaps your work and life are fast and full, too.  Maybe you are like 75% of American workers who suffer the added burden of being unemployed or misemployed.* Are you seeking …

Inmate Out Right

Lee is free, after 24 years in prison. What did it take for Lee to get out? Would you believe a 108-page resume? Twenty-two support letters. A 22-minute parole board interview, including an attorney and four references to testify. Ten minutes later, parole granted. Four days before Christmas – freedom. Progress in Prison Of course, there is more to the …

Tie Break

I just finished watching the second set of the 2015 Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles Tennis Championship on ESPN:  Federer versus Djokovic. The game score tied at 6 to 6. They are starting the Tie Break. Federer is up by one point. Djokovic is fixed on the next point. When one wins, the other loses. The entry list for the men’s championship …

What Leadership Is NOT

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A headline in this month’s issue of Christianity Today caught my attention. “Brothers, We Are Not Managers” Author Andrew Wilson began his article with “Every time I write the word elder or eldership on my iPad, the spell checker kicks in and automatically corrects it to leader or leadership.” I was hooked inasmuch as I am putting the finishing touches …