The Real Reason You’re Not Getting Your Dream Executive Role

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The Real Reason You’re Not Getting Your Dream Executive Role Years ago, I was in my therapist’s office.   We were talking about my bad dating experiences—I was going out with a lot of people but none of them were really that good of a fit.   “Well why don’t you write down the qualities […]

How To Ask For A Promotion The Brave (and Actually Effective) Way

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How to Ask for a Promotion the brave (and actually effective) Way So you feel like it’s time for you to move up in your company and you’re wondering how to ask for a promotion. Maybe you’ve seen other people get promoted over you and you feel like it’s your time. Maybe you feel like […]

The Lazy Way to be More Successful

The lazy way to be more successful

The Lazy Way to be More Successful Some of the biggest transformations in my career and in others’ came from actions that took only five minutes. See, I’ve never really connected with the conventional time management advice that says you should put together a project management plan and decide on every action in some perfect […]

5 Tips for Making a Midcareer Change with Little Experience

5 Tips for Making a Midcareer Change with Little Experience

5 Tips for Making a Midcareer Change with Little Experience Ever wanted to make a midcareer change—switching to a new role, or moving from nonprofit to for-profit (or back!)—but you worry you are too far down the path? Maybe you worry your skills have fallen behind. Or that you don’t understand the lingo. Or that […]

How to Claim Your Expertise Instead of Waiting to be Deemed One

How to Claim Your Expertise Instead of Waiting to be Deemed One

How to Claim Your Expertise Instead of Waiting to be Deemed One https://buildyourselfworkshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/How-to-Claim-Your-Expertise-Instead-of-Waiting-to-Be-Deemed-One.mp4 A lot of us question whether or not we’re experts. We don’t think we’re experts because someone hasn’t told us that we’re an expert. And also because we have the wrong model of expertise. We think of expertise as being some mountaintop […]

Give the Gift of Asking for What You Want

Give the Gift of Asking for What You Want

Give the Gift of Asking for What You Want I want to give a shout out to one of my clients who asked for what she wanted… instead of wishing and hoping for it. Asking for what you want (instead of hoping someone will notice us) can be a big challenge for women because we […]

5 Simple Steps to Becoming a Principal or Partner in Your Firm

5 Steps to Becoming a Principal or Partner in Your Firm

5 Simple Steps to Becoming a Principal or Partner in Your Firm If you’re looking to make principal or partner in your firm, there are a few things you need to know…   First of all, you don’t even have to *absolutely* know that you want to be a principal to get started on the […]

How to Host a Virtual Dance Party

And creating the creativity you want to experience. This year, during the height of COVID I was living in the epicenter – in New Yok City. All around the city at 7pm people would open their windows and break into applause to the essential workers who were coming off of there shifts. I’d been thinking […]

Naome’s Story: How to Build Your Confidence and Go for Next Level Jobs

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Naome is a client of mine who started working with me before the coronavirus was a twinkle in anyone’s eye. She came to me with bruised confidence after being let go from a job she enjoyed. She was able to find a new job but it wasn’t something she loved. It didn’t feel like quite […]

How to Get a Promotion as a Designer (Even If You’ve Been Passed Over Before)

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How to Get a Promotion as a Designer (Even If You’ve Been Passed Over Before) Ever seen someone get a promotion and wonder, “How’d they get that?”  The path to advancement in design and the creative fields can be very mysterious and behind-the-scenes so it’s not always easy to figure out how to get chosen. […]