This is another Peak-Careers monthly interview and this month I am with Mark Anthony Dyson and Marie Zimenoff who have been podcasting for years on a wide variety of career topics. I thoroughly enjoyed interviewing them. Learn about podcasting for career practitioners, how they got started, what trends they see, and tips on what you […]
Here is a list of career podcasts that come recommended from my friends on LinkedIn. I posted a few of my favorite career podcasts and asked people to share their favorites. I have not listened to every one of these, but I feel confident you should check them out, as will I over the next […]
Discover How YOU Contribute To The World Tom Rath has written StrengthsFinder 2.0 and How Full is Your Bucket and Eat Move Sleep. He is best known for StrengthsFinder 2.0 and this book builds on strengths in a slightly different way. As the title says, it really looks at how you want to contribute to […]
Welcome to another Peak-Careers interview. My guests today are Joe Smith,Principal Technical Recruiter for Thrasio and Jessica Campain,Career Counselor for Maryland Department of Labor. What we explore: What are your favorite TED Talks for your own self improvement? What are your favorite TED Talks for your clients? I mention this Ted Talk in the interview and […]
The epic story of how pro football captured a nation. I know football is huge in America. The NFL is king both on tv, in person, and in gambling. But I never understood why it over took baseball as our nations game. Baseball was king for years and then football took over. Why? Well, there […]
Retirement by Design: A Guided Workbook for Creating a Happy and Purposeful Future.
TED Talks for career service providers for self care and to help their coaching clients.
I had posted on LinkedIn about my Transitions online seminar and that Dr. Nancy Schlossberg had been helpful in providing an article for week 1 and that week 2 was all about William Bridges’ theory on transitions, and Tom Bachhuber posted some of his thoughts on LinkedIn. Next thing you know, we are sending each […]
Watch this “career advice in a quarantine” Peak-Careers Interview with our career experts. I was not going to hold a Peak-Careers Interview this month because I had a 10-day vacation scheduled to the Florida Keys and was going to be “off the grid”. But that did not happen due to the Covid19 quarantine. As our […]
I was walking around the neighborhood a week or so ago and bumped into my neighbor who told me about this book he read about a guy who paddled across northern Canada from the Yukon to Hudson Bay. I mentioned that I had been to the NorthWest Territories and Nunavut fishing which was just south of […]
Career Advising Using HappenstanceLearn how to create luck!New Start Date – May 9 Did you know that happenstance—luck and the creation of unplanned events— can play a role in both your own career development and that of your students or clients? Register Now Begins May 9 and ends June 13 Each week new discussions open […]
There is so much to be stressed out about these days, from the uncertainty of politics, to our daily To Do list, worrying about our kids, worrying about our parents, and much more. In order to be the best career coach or career service provider as possible, we need to figure out how to reduce […]
Wow! What a great book. I love to read about these true stories of heroes. Gino Bartali was an Italian world class cyclist in the 1940’s who’s prime years of cycling were interrupted by WWII. In particular when Mussolini joined forces with Hitler and Italy began their purging of the Jews. Gino was a famous […]
I received this book at the MACCA conference in December from the keynote speaker, Ed Murphy. It is a collection of stories from a variety of people who work in a creative industry and how they got into their jobs. It is quite a collection of different people from artists and dancers to recording industry […]
Do you provide career services? Would you like additional career training developed by the National Career Development Association? Would you like a nationally recognized career credential? Are you looking for affordable and convenient training? If you answered yes to any of these questions, check out the Facilitating Career Development (FCD) class offered this spring by […]
On my 8th anniversary of being full-time with Peak-Careers, February 3rd, I sent out a request to complete a short survey seeking insights to where people engage with Peak-Careers. One of my 3 words to guide me in 2020 is “Strategic”, and I wanted to gather some information to help me be more strategic in […]
Another Peak-Careers Interview Choosing Three Words to Guide You Watch this Peak-Careers interview and learn how three people go about choosing three words to guide you throughout the year, what we choose for words, and what they mean to us. My guests today are: Belinda J. Wilkerson, Founder and Principal Counselor at Steps To The […]
I am a forestry major (never worked in it but always loved it) who has been influenced by many people regarding the environment. I had no idea that Alexander Von Humboldt was the person who helped people like Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and Charles Darwin do the work that made them famous. Alexander Von […]
Delaying the start date until March 7 $20 Early Bird savings if you register and pay by February 22 – Are you looking for more than a 1 hour professional development?– Do you want to ‘discuss’ a career topic with other like-minded career practitioners?– Would you like the flexibility of online with no set times […]
It is my intention setting time where I choose“3 Words to Guide Me in 2020”. This intention setting process of choosing 3 words takes a few months of processing and pondering. I spent some time at my last retreat reviewing my journals to see what types of things I was writing about and thinking about. […]
The Introvert’s Complete Career Guide: From Landing a Job to Surviving, Thriving, and Moving Up. By Jane Finkle I am a huge Extrovert who is always curious about my counterparts as a way to better understand me (as their opposites) and my introverted clients better. Jane does a great job at walking introverts through the […]
Wishing you all a very happy holiday season. I am taking vacation from December 24 – January 5. Hope you like this picture of me and my good friend skating on Sandy Pond in Freedom Maine years ago. This picture makes me smile every time I see it.