Having a solid LinkedIn profile is one way to increase your visibility and open up more professional opportunities for yourself. People often invest most their efforts into capturing their career accomplishments in the “Experience” section. Unfortunately, the profile picture and background header photo are often an afterthought. However, not carefully considering the imagery you feature on […]
Running your own business can be full of challenges that keep you up at night. Here are a few of the emotions I’ve had to wrestle with and overcome in order to get a good night’s sleep and stay on track with my goals as a solopreneur.
As much as I don’t prefer my emotions, motivations or outlook to be driven by others, the people around me do have an impact on how I’m feeling about my circumstances and what I believe is possible for my future. Whenever I’ve gone through a major career change or life transition, I’ve found certain types […]
Anytime you make a major change in your life, you’re going to face some self-doubt. Especially among career changers, stepping away from a traditional, linear career means can’t always fall back on years of experience in a role, a steady track record of promotions, or a relevant set of experiences that demonstrate the types of skills you’re […]
Dealing with rejection has been one of the toughest things to manage in my career. Rejection can come in so many different forms. Prospective employers not getting back to me. Reporters not responding to my pitches. Speaking gigs falling through. Or people just never replying to my outreach, even if I’m asking for something as simple […]
One of the most common questions I get from people thinking about moving on from their jobs is how best to resign. Resigning from your job can rather confusing & delicate. When you resign the right way, you can leave a very positive impression amongst the colleagues you leave behind. When you resign in an unprofessional manner, […]