Smart Goals
Everyone makes them: New Year’s Resolutions.  Lose weight, stop smoking, get healthy, move, invest for retirement, get a job, improve relationships. All are great goals if they are personal. How often have you set anyone of these and by the end of the year, you have yet to achieve it? How many can say “my […]

What are your New Year’s Resolutions for 2017?

our job searchnetowking 101 and y
Timing can be everything…well, it can’t hurt.  This week we talk about NETWORKING 101. Networking is so important in your job search, I cannot stress it enough. Here are the THREE THINGS YOU NEED TO FIND A JOB Networking Networking Networking This week’s Sunday email from, Chris Brogan,  a very special marketer I am connected […]

Thoughts on Networking

Col Sanders KFC success story about overcoming age discrimination.
Yes, there is age discrimination. You can be defeated by it or you can over come it. One way is to start your own business.  Another is to find a small young growing business that will appreciate the years of experience, wisdom and problem solving skills you possess. You will be rewarded by finding a […]

Age Discrimination? Only if you let it happen!

Omaha Career Networking. Two People networking.
I receive an email from Minton Dickes each Monday morning.  They are great, packed with advice on selling.  If you were not already aware, when you are in a job hunt, you are in the business of SALES and SELLING yourself as the SOLUTION to a company’s problem; that open position. Here is the email from […]

Living a Networking Life – Minton Dickes Monday Minute

Large Engine. The value of experience in a job search.
What makes YOU Unique is the experience you have had and how you can use it to solve problems for companies. Here is a quick read that I found on LinkedIn that is worthy of sharing.

The Value of Your Experience

Planting Seeds for your Job Hunt Journey and success/
OK, that might be a stretch, but it is that time of year where people are out gardening.   I enjoy gardening as I remember my parents having a very large garden and I helped do a lot of planting, cultivating and harvesting.  You cannot do a harvest later in summer if you don’t plant seeds in […]

It’s Always Time for Gardening in Your Job Search

I recently had the opportunity to visit with Securities America and while in the waiting area picked up their CONNECT Magazine.  This was a special edition from  the Fall of 2015 that focused on Women’s Careers. One of the articles struck my attention as it was about Networking and careers. This can apply to anyone. […]

Lead, Grow Inspire

Tombstone, Life int he Dash and Your Purpose on Earth.
Recently I attended a funeral for my Sister In-Law.  She lived with her husband in Green Bay, Wisconsin for many years. We had not seen them in a long time.  Life can get busy, and even through we made many trips back to Wisconsin, we were always on the western side of the state and more […]

Life in the DASH – Finding Your Purpose on Earth