Let Intuition Be Your Career Guide In 2018

Compassionate Coaching & Trusting Your Instincts Yoga teacher. IT recruiter. Operations director. Actress. Program manager. Waitress. Venture fund manager. Career coach. What do all of these jobs have in common? Me. I’ve held them all – and that’s the edited list! The menagerie of roles has provided me with an unmatched depth of experience, figuring out what’s next, seeking out the best opportunities, and getting the job. Intuition – along…

Our Coaches Let Love Rule

Thanks for joining us as we explore the philosophy of compassionate coaching. The first of three foundational practices is love. For the purposes of coaching, love is defined as the demonstrating a sacred regard for the client, their circumstances, and the world. For effective coaching, the coach has to be spiritually prepared to cultivate feelings of hope and safety through love. Client – An expert coach provides a sacred container where they practice…

Bright-er Livelihoods begin with compassion! 

Dear Friends: First, THANK YOU for supporting a dear Bright LIvelihoods graduate in her quest to compile data for an exciting new professional project. She’s proof that Bright Livelihoods clients turn their dreams into big, amazing “I did it” stories! And she couldn’t have done it without you. Stay tuned to hear how her project faired; we’ll report back in the coming weeks. Second, the year that is – 2017 – is…

5 Steps To Finding The Best Career Coach For You

  Working with a Career Coach is one of the best ways to invest in your future, but finding the right one for you can be daunting. Working with a professional coach can increase your confidence, teach you new skills, and increase your income. It may take focused effort to find the right match, but the effort you put in now can give you a return on your investment that…

7 Tips To Keep You Sane When Unemployed

You’re unemployed. Welcome to the in-between time: the time between what you knew you did for work and what you will be doing next for work. The time of uncertainty, and possibility. Uncomfortable. Awkward. Painful. At times, oddly euphoric. As someone who has made many career and job changes, I am intimately familiar with work transitions. Even though I have plenty of evidence that it always works itself out, I…

Career Yoga: Align with your soul work

Monday motivation is a great hashtag. The words of wisdom are (for the most part) like jumper cables to kick-start your week. It’s difficult, however, for many of us to get at the true meaning of the sentiment in 140 characters or amazing image or filtered snap. Getting motivated is easy. Staying motivated takes a healthy amount of self-knowledge. And practice. Over the past few weeks, I’ve shared four of…

Career Yoga: Flexibility is in your future

Over time a regular hatha yoga practice will help your body and mind become more limber and open. In Career Yoga, your ability to open your mind and heart to new possibilities and change is essential to finding and following a new path. It can be challenging to create this psychic space. You need to ask (and answer!) three questions that will lead you to greater flexibility: 1. Am I holding…