When I need a good pick-me-up, I watch Shawn Achor’s “The Happy Secret to Better Work,” a TED Talk I often recommend to clients. Read on to learn more about Achor’s work, how I see it play out for my clients, and Five Exercises Achor recommends. Achor begins with a laugh-out-loud story of when he was a child, cheering up his younger sister after she not-so-accidentally fell off her bunk bed. He goes on to

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Watch this WCCO interview for an overview of this topic, or scroll past for the full post … It’s graduation time, but it’s not just graduates feeling job search angst. It’s also: Other job seekers who worry about the new flood of graduates looking for work Parents who worry whether their graduates will find work and whether they’re searching effectively Those who fall into both categories. Yes, in this economy, there will be households where

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Watch this Fox 9 News interview for an overview of this topic, or scroll past for the full post … Don’t look at this list!                Okay, look at it – but don’t make any life decisions based on it! CareerCast.com created a list of the best and worst careers of 2013. For their calculations, the criteria they used were: income, outlook, environment and stress. What’s good about the

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If you said yes, there are resources in this blog for you! My interview on KSTP-TV, discussing a new survey that shows how many people are NOT engaged at work A 3-part Coaching Exercise to help you figure out what YOU need to feel engaged in your work. When you think about your work life – either your current job or previous ones – have you ever felt bored, burned out, or that you were

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Many clients contemplating a new career tell me: “People keep asking:‘What’s your passion?’ I wonder if there’s something wrong with me, because I don’t know!” My response is: There’s nothing wrong with you – it’s the question. If you’d like a more in-depth discussion than appeared in my newsletter about what’s wrong with the passion question, keep reading! Or, skip to the coaching tip and find out about a more gentle way to tap into interests

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Dr. Brené Brown Dr. Brené Brown is both Texas-born storyteller and social work professor. She is approaching cult status with her work on the unexpected topic of shame and vulnerability. When speaking, she leaves us equally entertained and uncomfortable because her words make us smile, but when we stop to think, they ring true on a deep level. For example, Brown says that when individuals hear what she has to say about shame, they either

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Happy New Year! It’s with this provocative quote that I begin 2013, and officially launch Begin Again Coaching’s blog. Everyone deals with tough problems — something that my clients are often surprised (and relieved!) to hear. They find it even more reassuring to know that others have struggled with the same or similar issues, and were able to move past them. Each month, I’ll share resources, tactical and practical tips, news, and my own perspective

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