7 out of 10

Can’t stand your job anymore? Well you’re not alone, 7 out of 10 people are dissatisfied, disengaged or hostile towards their employer. 7 out of 10! Being stuck in the wrong job affects your mental and physical health and your company’s bottom line. Here are some...

Nail the daunting Performance Review

1.    Know if there is a skew or ranking. Those are dirty words, but let’s face it, not everyone can be given the highest rating or review. This is especially true if the results are tied to ‘salary, promotions, and/or equity’....

The 5 Questions

Early in my professional career, I found the following 5 questions in a magazine. I cut it out (see above) and would refer to it, at least once a year, to ask myself these questions about my current job/position. Does this job allow me to work with “my...

Making that leap…

A year ago today, I retired from IBM and I haven’t looked back or regretted this decision.  I decided to give myself 6 months off before deciding what was next.  I busied myself with networking, taking classes, updating my resume and cleaning out closets.  Then...