Entries by Shary Raske

Success Metrics – Does Your Plan Add Up?

Professionals looking for work need four tools: A plan, a focus, action, and accountability.  If you have the wrong plan, or the wrong focus, or the wrong action, who is going to tell you? That’s where accountability comes in. Success metrics evaluate results. Those results are usually measured by time or units of activity. First […]

Presentation Announcement – Success Through Failure

PRESENTATION: Success Through Failure Here’s what you’ll be learning: 1. Using the Crisis of Failure to Your Benefit 2. Bouncing Back Isn’t as Easy as It Looks 3. Leading with Your Strengths and Interests 4. Discerning What Skills You Don’t Have in Place to Be Successful What is Next in your life? What gets in […]

Keep Your Promises – Optimism Builders

Feeling good about yourself can be as simple as keeping your promises and then noticing. There are a couple of ways to notice. First report weekly to your success team you have created around your job search. Second record when you keep your promises into your career transition journal. You are creating tangible evidence that […]

Make Some Mistakes, But Take Action Anyway

When you take action, plan ahead of time that you will not always get the result you want. In fact, you may make a mistake or fail to enlist an important person into your cause. Plan ahead that you will want to forgive yourself and forgive others. You will make mistakes. The key is to […]

Get Out of Bed, or Will Eeyore Ever Change?

Discouraged job hunters can sometimes isolate and tell the same sad stories over again and over again. You want to find work, but you don’t think you can. Is it enough to go to a job search support group to fix that? Possibly. What does a job search support group and the characters in Winnie […]