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Friday, December 18, 2015

Dealing with a Difficult Boss You can do something.

Career Crossroads

Career Crossroads

Does Your Boss Drive You Nuts? One of the most important factors in determining an employees’ satisfaction is the relationship with their immediate supervisor. According to Marcus Buckingham and Curt […]

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Friday, December 18, 2015

What Is Coaching? Frequently Asked Questions

Professional Effectiveness

Professional Effectiveness

What is coaching? Coaching is a professional partnership to assist you in achieving more fulfilling results in your personal and professional life. Through coaching, you focus on the skills and […]

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Can I Really be Satisfied with Work? Yes, you can!

Job Satisfaction

Job Satisfaction

Do you feel like you fell into your work? So many of us go to law school because it was expected, or we become doctors because it’s the family profession. […]

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

What Are the Benefits of Coaching? For Individuals and Organizations

Professional Effectiveness

Professional Effectiveness

Working with a Coach provides significant tangible and intangible benefits for individuals and organizations. Some of these include: BENEFITS FOR INDIVIDUALS Create and accomplish goals Attain greater job/career satisfaction Determine […]

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Opportunity of Conflict Positive outcomes abound!

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

You’ve been working very hard on a new project. You’re counting on everyone to get their pieces in on time and to standard. However, you dread getting John’s project. Every […]

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Delivering Difficult Messages at Work Be not afraid.

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Feedback is essential to the professional development process. As you advance professionally, you will be placed in more situations in which you will need to give feedback to others. Letting […]

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Bouncing Back from "Bad" Feedback Make it a gift.

Professional Effectiveness

Professional Effectiveness

Feedback has an effect on you whether you’re receiving it from an annual performance review, a 360 feedback assessment, or a seemingly well-intentioned comment from a supervisor or colleague. Your […]

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

What Is Work-Life Balance, Anyway? Enjoy your journey.

Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

I just got off the phone with a client, Rob, who works 70 hours per week, plus he has numerous conference calls and follow-up work during the weekend. He’s married […]

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Career Tune-up: Maintaining your Professional Path Plan for your year ahead.

Career Crossroads

Career Crossroads

As the New Year begins, it’s the perfect opportunity for a Career Tune-up. It is a natural time to evaluate how your career progressed over the past year and to determine what […]

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Mistakes Happen! Learn and move on.

Professional Effectiveness

Professional Effectiveness

Dennis, an accountant, was part of an audit team for a large corporation. As he was reporting some data findings to his project manager and the rest of the team, […]

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Book Recommendations Some of Julie's favorites

Professional Effectiveness

Professional Effectiveness

Here are books that Julie often recommends to clients and a short blurb as to why. She loves to talk about books, so please post below your comments, questions and recommendations […]

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Worry in the Workplace Banish the Imposter.

Job Satisfaction

Job Satisfaction

Do you find yourself spending time while you’re at work, and even when you’re not at work, worrying about your performance? Thinking, for example: “How am I going to get […]

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Who Cares about Work-Life Balance? Work-life balance does matter!

Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

While preparing for a speaking engagement for a group of senior executives, I was briefly distracted by a worrying thought: what if this audience of high-achieving, hard-working, successful leaders doesn’t […]

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Monday, December 14, 2015

Networking is Not a Dirty Word Explore and have fun!

Job Search Strategy

Job Search Strategy

You walk into a room filled with people. You look left. You look right. All you see are dozens of people wearing “Hi, My Name is ____” badges. You panic. […]

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

Doing, Doing, Done! – Finishing that Big Project You CAN do it!

Professional Effectiveness

Professional Effectiveness

Big projects are daunting, whether it’s a strategic plan, a screenplay, a new business plan or a book. Although you want to complete it, you find that things prevent you […]

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Friday, December 11, 2015

Sorry No More Change your words for greater impact.

Professional Effectiveness

Professional Effectiveness

Do you find yourself saying “I’m sorry” too often at work? Have you noticed a pattern of prefacing feedback or sharing of your ideas with an “I’m sorry, but?” Clients […]

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Friday, December 11, 2015

10 Years A journey towards greater satisfaction.

Job Satisfaction

Job Satisfaction

This past week, as you already know if you are connected to me via email, newsletter, Facebook or LinkedIn, is the 10th anniversary of my business. In response to my […]

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

On The Job: More ‘Boomerangs’ Return to Old Jobs

Job Search Strategy

Job Search Strategy

By Jaclyne Badal 15 October 2006 From The Wall Street Journal Sunday (Copyright (c) 2006, Dow Jones & Company, Inc.) If you’re looking for a new job, don’t rule out […]

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

NY Times: Coach or Couch, Choose Your Therapy

Job Satisfaction

Job Satisfaction

THE NEW YORK TIMES NEW JERSEY WEEKLY DESK | July 13, 2003, Sunday Coach or Couch, Choose Your Therapy By MARILYN KOCHMAN (NYT) For 20 years, Debbie Burns had basked […]

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Is Your Career LinkedIn? LinkedIn for beginners

Job Search Strategy

Job Search Strategy

Social networking is no longer optional for professionals. If you’re searching for a new job, wanting to change careers, trying to advance in your current field, developing your credibility as subject […]

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Monday, July 26, 2010

Career Crossroads

Career Crossroads

Career Crossroads

Throughout your career, you encounter challenges and opportunities that affect your professional direction. How you navigate these situations significantly impacts your professional and personal life. Contact Julie Cohen Coaching LLC […]

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