From “Do-er” to Manager in Five Simple Steps

You are great at what you do!  So great, in fact, that you’ve been promoted to manage your former peers (the subject of an upcoming blog post). There’s just one problem: You are overwhelmed because you are doing your old job in addition to managing others.  And, you are concerned because, if being truly honest with yourself, you realize that you are the bottleneck and actually getting in the way. Where are those additional hours in the day?!  How will you learn the necessary management skills?!

Are You Ready to Dramatically Uplevel Your Career?

Have you ever thought about chucking your job or career?  Is 2018 your year?!  I’ve been there – I jumped off the career cliff in 2002 and have been happily following my passion in the form of a career ever since.

Never Be At A Loss For What To Say

Do you go to events – internal or external – and struggle to get the conversation off to a great start?  Are you tired of answering the ubiquitous, “How are you doing?” with an even more ubiquitous (read boring) “busy,” “not much,” or “same old stuff?” Don’t squander the opportunity to make an impression!

Interview Like A Rock Star

Twenty eighteen is all about getting the job or promotion you want. You’ve identified one, two or maybe even three jobs that would be a step up for you or that you are confident you can succeed at, if given the chance.  But how do you get that chance?

You Too Can Be Ready For Your Next BIG Opportunity!

Twenty eighteen is going to be a big year. At least you hope so. Whether it’s a promotion, new job, or other exciting opportunities, you want to be ready to successfully grab that brass ring – your brass ring – so that 2018 is, in fact, a great year for you. You don’t want to blow it, but are you ready to make the impression necessary or will nerves derail your success?
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Career Reboot – Turn A Career Crisis Into An Opportunity

Are you amidst a career crisis? Or, do you see one on the horizon? Do you need help turning a crisis into an opportunity? Check out our video to learn more about a free event hosted by The Spiggle Law Firm with Anne as a special guest!

Date: April 27

Time: 5:45 PM

Where: 1717 K Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20006

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The Hamster Wheel of Change

Is the hamster wheel of change wearing you out? Are you worried about your team members being tired or stressed? Three managers – let’s call them the Three Musketeers – were worried about their team. A few years ago, their employer embarked upon a course to transform the company down to its very foundation; the company is merging. Notwithstanding the deliberate nature of the change and attendant steps, employees were stressed. As a consequence, in late February the Three Musketeers asked me to lead a workshop for their team of six mid-level managers. Continue Reading

Thanks for Coming in Today, Don’t Come Tomorrow.

It happens all the time and often through no fault of your own. Your company breaks up with you. Your job has been eliminated and you didn’t see it coming. You get called into a conference room with your supervisor and the HR Manager and are told, “Thanks for coming in today but don’t do it again tomorrow.” Or something to that effect. If you’re lucky you get a “package,” a pat on the head and an offer to “keep in touch.” More likely you’re presented with a non-disclosure agreement and escorted to the door. Continue Reading