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Hold, please!

Today Charlie shared the results of my Strong Interest Inventory®, another personality test, and a very consistent pattern of interests and personal style is now sharply evident from the various tests I have taken. My interest results are always in … Continue reading

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Betty, my alternate career coach

“Alternate career coach” sounds almost like something from a parallel universe.  Nope, Betty is just another career coach at the office where Charlie works, and as he took an extra long holiday weekend I had an appointment to work with … Continue reading

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Just dip a toe in

Charlie, my career coach, likes to use the phrase “just dip a toe in” when advising about networking or exploring volunteer efforts, etc.  While he advocates both, he has seen a lot of people be too cautious to jump in … Continue reading

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Charlie gets inside my head

I’ve never been to a therapist, but Charlie must be the next best thing. It’s funny to let someone see so far into your head/personality in such a brief period of time. Today he called me whimsical, in the pixieish … Continue reading

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Who am I professionally and how did I wind up in this spot?

I don’t think it is important or relevant to know exactly who I am, what specific title I held, or what company I worked for, but here are a few key professional points: I am a native New Yorker and … Continue reading

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My career coach, Charlie

I have a career coach, Charlie, and during our introductory conversation I informed him that I wanted to change my life up, was wide open to do something different, and had no preconceived notions about what that might be.  I … Continue reading

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…and so it begins!

Who says the “gap year” is a 20-something thing?  It’s the middle of my life and I am still young at heart, vital, wide-eyed, and I want a gap-year, too, d*mn it!   What’s more, I just know there are … Continue reading

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