May is one of those months I will remember forever! My book manuscript went to the publisher on May 18, but before that, I had an amazing trip to Barcelona with my husband and my first international speaking engagement in Madrid! I presented my Benatti Resiliency Model® on May 1 at the Career Thought Leaders [read more…]
“According to many studies, the number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Could that be possible? That means to the average person, if you have to go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” ~ Jerry Seinfeld Innovation is a strategy of my [read more…]
How are your listening skills? In this video, I share three effective strategies to be a better, more mindful listener. Do you have any listening strategies that you have found work well for you? Share them with me in the comments below.
One facet of the Self-Awareness strategy of my Benatti Resiliency Model® is purpose. I ask all my clients to articulate their purpose because it provides them a framework for making better career decisions and enhancing their leadership. What is purpose? Webster’s dictionary defines purpose as “the reason for which something exists.” I define it as the contribution [read more…]
How intentional are you being? It can be difficult to stay positive day in and day out. Try giving yourself one intention question every morning and then remind yourself of the question throughout the day. Find out which questions I ask myself, to be my best self, in this video!
When I was coaching in Boston yesterday, I asked my six coaching clients, “How has your week been?” All six said, “Too busy!” How do you recharge every day so you don’t get caught up in the rat race and end up depleted and exhausted? I coach many different personalities in many different organizations and [read more…]
I am so in awe of the amazing Olympic athletes! There are lots of little goals that the Olympians have accomplished to get where they are today. I would like to share three recharge goals that will help you have the energy and space you need to accomplish your goals in your career and personal [read more…]
Resolutions—bah humbug! It drives me crazy that people insist on making New Year’s resolutions on January 1 after one of the most exhausting and busy times of the year. Bad timing is just one of the reasons research shows that 80% of New Year’s resolutions will not come to fruition. January should be a time [read more…]
This month, I invited my friend Janet Huehls to be my guest author. We have been close friends for over 30 years, having met in high school typing class and been friends ever since. We are fortunate to have interests and passions that connect our careers too! Janet is a clinical exercise physiologist who motivates [read more…]
People come into our lives at different times. We appreciate them but seldom celebrate them during their lives. I recently lost my coach Pat Schuler who passed away from a sudden illness. She was a friend and mentor for almost ten years. When she presented at a Career Coaching Conference in 2008, I knew that [read more…]