The Pros and Cons of Being The “Go to Person”

When you work really hard, it’s wonderful to get recognition. Sometimes, that recognition comes in the form of more work and more projects without benefit or financial reward. Have you ever been in the situation where you have volunteered to do something extra, found it involved a tremendous amount of work beyond your job responsibilities… Read More.

Do You Feel Like a Victim?

It just doesn’t seem fair. The company reorganizes and you’re out of a job. It doesn’t seem fair when someone less qualified than you gets the promotion you deserve. I know it’s a cliché to say “life isn’t fair”, but we know that there are times that this certainly seems true! We’re only human and… Read More.

It Pays to Ask

A young woman called me for advice as she was considering changing jobs. She received an offer from new organization and was very excited about the opportunity although this opportunity involved moving her family from NYC to Maryland. She did her homework and figured out exactly what salary she would need considering the cost of… Read More.

The Power of Pausing

If you are like me, you are tuned into what other people want and need, and that’s a good thing. That being said, it can also work against you in the workplace. How? Understanding what other people want and need can prompt you to immediately take action to help them out. The best solution is… Read More.