8 Essential Elements to Finding your Niche!

Every field of practice has opportunities for specialization. Anyone who works toward a career needs to develop their unique skill sets and know their most valuable character traits. I’ve had countless conversations – even a few in the past two days – with Coaches and Counselors about how they narrowed in on their niche. Below is a list of essential … Read more

Fault vs. Responsibility

The Incredible Hulk When I was a kid, I used to like to watch The Incredible Hulk TV series. The character Bruce Banner would turn into the green monster when he was angry. His famous line was “Don’t make me angry… you won’t like me when I am angry.”  When I look back on that … Read more

Going from Idea to Reality!

A little over ten years ago, I was working for a K-12 school system doing prevention & intervention work. I also had a part time counseling practice. I found my work in schools to be: meaningful, important, and challenging, but it wasn’t my long term vision of what I wanted for my career. What it gave … Read more

Using Complaints to Develop Insight

There are many uncomfortable stages in career development. We overcome one challenge like graduate school; to face the next challenge like finding work in the field; to trying to earn a decent income; to trying to reconnect with why we entered the profession; to trying to stave off burnout; and all the while building our … Read more