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Career Evaluation: What works

Career Evaluation: What works

Evaluation gives you insight. The more you know about what you like and dislike the more you will have to work with when looking for your next career. Let’s start by looking at your current job and see what you like about it. I always have you start with the positive....

Who are you?

Who are you?

Are you ready for a change? Are you tired of the career you are in but don’t know what’s next? This month is all about figuring it out. The first step is to take time to think about who you are. What do you like? What things are important to you? One way to help you...

Evaluation: Start with What worked?

Evaluation: Start with What worked?

Beginning your evaluation starts with looking at all that was good in your life this past year. Why start here? Because that brain of ours is so good at looking at the negative that we need to start with the positive. Once we go negative, we have a hard time finding...

Your Stories

Your Stories

Our stories define our lives. For a long time, I held onto the stories from my childhood where I was the victim. As the victim I was giving my power away. That wasn’t what I thought when I held on to the stories. In fact, I thought the opposite. I thought of them as...

Take your power back: Choose happiness

Take your power back: Choose happiness

You can decide to be happy or unhappy. How you look at life is how it will be for you. If you look for the bad you will find it. If you look for the good it will be everywhere. As a child you had very little control of your life. You did what you were told. As an...

Take your power back: Scheduling

Take your power back: Scheduling

Scheduling gives us freedom and gives us life. When we schedule we get to decide what we want in our lives and we make it happen. And it gives us power over our how we live our lives. Our life is made up of habits. I drink decaf coffee. People say they can’t imagine...

Take your power back: Know yourself

Take your power back: Know yourself

I just got back from meeting called WomenUp. This is a yearly meeting where the Asheville Chamber honors and celebrates local female leaders. I love this event. I love to see all of the amazing women in my community and to honor them. There is always a great keynote...

Time Management: Scheduling

Time Management: Scheduling

You have taken time to decide on your goals and to list the tasks under the goals. Now it is time to schedule your days. Why is a schedule important? Without a schedule our brains will take over. Other things will pop up and it will be easy to drift off to things that...

Time Management: Priorities

Time Management: Priorities

Time is the biggest issue people seem to have. We tend to feel that there is never enough time in a day, a week or a year. But is that really true? I think we are so used to not having enough time, we use it as an excuse to not get things done. If we take time to...

Time Management: Awareness

Time Management: Awareness

Time management is something many people struggle with. There is only a certain amount of time in a day. How can we fit it all in? Most people have a schedule if they work full time. I have mainly been a freelance worker my whole career. I am used to working hard and...

Boundaries: Two types

Boundaries: Two types

Let’s look at two types of boundaries. Physical and emotional. Physical boundaries are just that. Your body and your space. Everyone needs different things in their lives. Defining those things are your boundaries. Hugging or no hugging? I grew up with very little...

Lesley King

CPC Empowerment Coach

My Commitment to You

"As an Empowerment Coach, I will guide you through your reinvention.

I will help you while you reach for your dreams and find your next career."