You’ve committed to taking a career risk. Now what?

Career Risk | Risk

  So, you have gone and done it. You’ve committed to taking a risk in your career. Woo-hoo!  Kudos to you. Now I have an important few words of advice for you… GO ALL IN!   When it comes to taking a career risk, do these statements sound familiar? When taking a risk in your career, even a calculated and planned one like yours, so many people start with: I am going to try… I …

How to Share Your Accomplishments Without Sounding Like a Braggart.

Accomplishments | Share your accomplishments

Let your accomplishments speak for themselves. Don’t get a big head. Nice girls don’t brag. Have you heard any of these from well-intentioned parents or teachers? In a general sense, these statements are not bad advice. What Happens When You Let Your Accomplishments “Speak for Themselves”?   But your career – and your success in it – is not general! It is very specific to who you are and the talents that you bring to …

Is Hesitation Stopping You in Your Tracks?

Overcome hesitation | Overcome second guessing

Are you ready for your next best step? I thought I was… until a coaching session revealed a big issue. It was my issue – and nothing that anyone else could fix but me. I hadn’t recognized it until a coach pointed it out to me and it pervaded every area of my life. I Needed to Overcome Hesitation (but I didn’t know it yet). After years of not owning a horse, I now own …

Handling Tolerations

We all have them…tolerations that is. Some may appear bigger or more consequential than others, yet they all have the same impact. Tolerations are a condition that is allowed to exist even though it tends to drain our energy. So how long is your list?   2, 5, 50 or 200?  My list started with 4 but grew to 50 quickly as I learned to recognize tolerations.  If you need help recognizing them, e-mail me at barbara@acceluspartners.com …

What are you Tolerating?

The last issue of this newsletter dealt with clutter in the physical and mental form. There was a sentence at the beginning that stated “Some of us are oblivious to the amount of clutter we have.” Oblivious? Yes, we can all get used to that mess of a desk or the disorganized closet, yet deep down inside we know it exists. There is also a form of clutter that we have a harder time seeing …