The technology industry has a gender problem. The vast majority of its Venture Capitalists are male as are the founders of its startups and its technology heads. Even the boards of its public companies are dominated by males.discover more here
As I look at my client pool, having now worked with about 6,000 clients globally, I’m surprised by some that are ethically challenged, even today. The reason I say “even today,” is because in today’s information age it is so easy to quickly check facts and expose the truth.
You have a steady job, mortgage is being approved as we speak, have saved enough money for a down-payment and or have so much cash saved up that you just cant hold back and want to spend it on purchasing real estate as an investment. Economy is going ok so far showing strong signs of continuous growth. You are ready to buy that dream house!!
At the Annual GITPRO Global conference in Palo Alto, CA today, I am asked to speak about building your brand and influence. I plan to speak extemporaneously after exploring the needs of those in attendance. As participants gather in the auditorium I plan to catch a few of them randomly and ask them what they struggle with when building their brand and extending their influence.
During their long careers clients often come to me when their role is suddenly changed to a “lesser sounding” title and ask me to tell them how to deal with this “demotion.” In their case this change has happened involuntarily. Sometimes, too, different companies have titles that are inflated to begin with, and when changing jobs into a different industry that title is difficult to carry.
In my coaching practice I find that an apt quote or a short story with a moral can make a point much more powerfully than a discursive discourse. I often visit different sites for inspirational quotes and use those quotes that I do not need to memorize, because they are so poignant and timeless. I recently came across a few and would like to share them with my readers.
As a career and life coach I have some clients, who regularly consult astrologers in their major career decisions. In fact some of them come to me after consulting an astrologer, who tells them about impending problems with their career and who tells them what is in store for them because of the how the planets and stars are aligned in their chart.
In my career coaching practice most of my clients come to me because of some abnormalities in their careers: no promotion despite promises; no raise, despite kudos for great work; poor performance reviews, which come as a surprise; and the most common one of all, a bad boss.
Competition is getting high, listing prices are getting high, multiple offers are getting high and bidding is getting high. There are buyers everywhere but not enough homes to satisfy everyone’s needs!