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Personal Life Coach Harriet Rosenberg on Reinventing Yourself

The other day one of my friends who lost his job several months ago was in a low mood. After talking for a few minutes, I realized that my client had not come up with any plan to move forward. I listened to his complaints, how things just do not work out, and how it […]

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Managing expectations

Very often, I hear the words, ” I expected that my life would be different”, or ” I expected that I would be married by now and settled”, or “I expected to have a good job” etc etc. How do we handle and manage these expectations when they do not come to fruition? We have […]

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I can’t find a job

“I can’t find a job “, are words that are so common these days, that people do not even seem startled anymore when they hear it. It is a very sad state of our economy and many of my clients are in this position. Well educated, gifted young people who are articulate and skilled, and […]

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Grieving – A matter of time

This year, my three closest friends lost their husbands at an early age. There are no magic potions that will help a grieving friend to come around quickly, in truth it is a matter of time that heals the soul and allows a grieving person to create a new routine. Often it takes a minimum […]

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A key to success is making an investment in yourself

We always overhear people talking about making investments in life. We hear the talk about taking risks, how important they can be for future gain as well as setting the tone for things to come. There are prudent investments and unwise one, but I think what is most important is a willingness to take a […]

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Initiate and show positive energy and you shall succeed

Very often I have clients who feel as though they are not going anywhere in their business life. They feel stagnant. Being a team player goes a long way when the team player has a positive outlook. Each day is filled with stress and problems. Show your peers and superiors a positive attitude and initiate […]

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Overwhelmed?

Lately I have been hearing my clients and friends comment to me that they are overwhelmed! It seems that our normal days are scheduled from hour to hour, often with only a few minutes between appointments. How many days have you missed your lunch because you were simply too busy? Life is different today than […]

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Keep your chin up, smile and show a positive attitude!

I had a conversation with a client today who reinvented herself as an event planner after losing her job as a successful banker during the economic crisis. My client approached me to help her find an equivalent job and pay. My client, age 55, did not realize how difficult it would be to replace her […]

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Moving it forward

I apologize for not being around on social media for awhile. I have no excuse. So here goes once again… I flew to New York City this weekend for various social and other commitments. On the flight up north, I sat next to Jeffrey Gitomer, the best selling author and guru in the world of […]

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Getting ahead in a competitive job search

One of my favorite routines on Sunday nights is to open the business section of the New York Times to Adam Bryant’s column. I read an interview with President and C.E.O., of Red Hat, Jim Whitehurst. He is the provider of Linux and other open-source-technology. There was one particular comment that impressed me,  and one […]

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