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  • Grieve your 'ideal' life to thrive in the real world

    Q: I'm in my late 40s and my career (and life) are nothing like what I was hoping for. I spend a fair amount of time feeling like I got the short end of the stick. I know focusing on all my disappointments won't help me succeed, but I can't see an...
  • Balance striving and arriving

    Q: My whole career I've been looking to the future, waiting until I reach the "good part." I was in school for a long time, then busy climbing the career ladder, and now at mid-career, I'm still waiting. I believe in working hard for success, but feel...
  • Tired of being let down? Rely on Plan B!

    Q: I've realized that even my low bar is way too high for how most people act in my workplace. I like to assume that my good behavior and going above and beyond for others earns me loyalty, but I'm realizing this is false. How do you not become bitter and...
  • Would cosmetic surgery provide a career edge?

    Q: I'm a woman in my early 60s, and I've started noticing people in my workplace acting like I'm invisible. I've considered cosmetic surgery, but have conflicting feelings about being vain. Has any research been done on how cosmetic surgery affects...
  • Don't be afraid to go 'off the map' to solve a stubborn workplace problem

    Q: I'm an avid fan of your column because many things you say I use five times before lunch and they work! However, there are a few problems I keep running into where I can't seem to get any traction. Do you give your clients any ideas about how to...
  • Effective parenting can help kids succeed financially

    Q: I have young adult kids getting ready to enter the work world. I see so many parents who end up supporting their kids financially. Are there approaches you teach that help kids become financially independent and succeed in their chosen careers? A:...
  • Become your own executive coach

    Q: I'm often my own worst enemy. Especially when I face challenges, I speak to myself in really mean-spirited ways. Then I end up feeling resentful and doing nothing. How can I break this vicious cycle? A: We all carry around an enormous amount of self-...
  • You can calm the inner demons that feed chaos in the workplace

    Q: Is it my imagination, or do more people seem to be losing their minds in workplace settings? When I watch how often people make stupid decisions, I can't understand what they're thinking. Is there any way you can get people to act in a more sane way at...
  • When reality bites, adapt!

    Q. I spend a lot of time at work bitching in my head about the "way things are." I'm in my early 30s and disillusioned about all the ideals I started with in my career. The rules I played by in my 20s didn't get me where I want to go. Now I'm trying to...
  • Too much 'honesty' can breed animosity

    Q: I try to be truthful in how I respond to situations at work, but often my honesty seems to make matters worse. How can I navigate tricky workplace problems if just stating the facts from my perspective is counter-productive? A: You can navigate tricky...
  • Working smart, not hard, is nothing to feel guilty about!

    Q. I've been dedicated and a workaholic regarding my job goals since I was a teenager. I went to graduate school, got a solid internship and have been climbing the food chain in my industry. The problem is, I'm in my mid-40s now and wondering what's wrong...