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You Got This!

I am a Dove Dark Chocolateaholic. I have one every day after lunch and again after dinner. It’s what I do to treat myself and adhere to my healthy lifestyle. And, each day, yes, I take a look at the … Continue reading

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Going For it in 2018!

2017 will go down on record as one of my most difficult years. In early April, my mother passed away here at home with me. The relationship I had been in ended. It’s a good thing, but still a loss … Continue reading

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Make 2018 Your Best Year Yet!

It’s tempting to fall in with the masses and set New Year resolutions. I have never been one for resolutions. Instead, I prefer GOALS. Goals have a purpose behind them. And, I don’t think goals have to be BIG GOALS. … Continue reading

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So Fun to Be Interviewed by Ladybossblogger!

It was so fun to be interviewed by Ladybossblogger on my work helping people find personal and professional happiness through my work! Take a read……https://ladybossblogger.com/andrea-cole-guides-individuals-career-fulfillment-personal-happiness/

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Is Your Career Ready for Fall?

My leadership development career has always been on the school cycle, rather than the calendar year. So to me, September is the start of a new year. So, it’s only natural to see September as the beginning of new things. We’re … Continue reading

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Dating and the Job Search are Not That Different!

Whether teaching a class about the job search, or working with a client individually, I frequently compare the job search to finding that right relationship. People laugh initially, but start to pay attention as I continue to explain. You kiss … Continue reading

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Reminding, Renewing, Revising

I’ve been spending this week in the California high desert near Joshua Tree National Park. This landscape changes you. Its raw beauty, silence, and rugged peacefulness make an incredible respite from life in the city. You can think here. You … Continue reading

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Appreciation

For some reason I woke up reflective this morning. In truth, it started over the weekend, but this morning, it nearly hit me on the head. So, I eased into the day slowly, as someone who is self-employed can do on … Continue reading

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On Being an Action Learning Coach

People always notice how passionate I am about action learning. It’s true. Since being introduced to it in 2005, I have been entranced by its power to impact change and improve organizations. My initial interest in it, as I’ve told … Continue reading

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The Journey Continues

We’re mid-way through 2016 and it’s already been quite a year. At the start of the month, I celebrated my third anniversary of this bicoastal journey I’m on. It was three years ago that I arrived back in Seattle and … Continue reading

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