Announcing Strong Training & Coaching On-Demand

Announcing Strong Training & Coaching On-Demand 

The world of work is changing faster than ever – and even though it feels like there’s more and more to accomplish in less and less time, people need training and development support now more than ever. In fact, according to Gallup, 41% of employees don’t feel prepared to do their job and employee preparedness is trending down. 

To help give employees, managers, leaders and executives the support they Read More

Leading With Love

By Kelly Harmon Schmitt, CPC, ELI-MP

Professional Life and Leadership Coach

 

At the onset and subsequent spread of the pandemic, it was never more evident that we were all connected. All of us on this planet. I reflected deeply on that physical and spiritual connection. But that deeper reflection quickly gave way to the business at hand – of working and schooling remotely, staying healthy, dealing with the physical separation of elderly parents, etc. Read More

How to Find a Life Coach Online

Whether you’re at the beginning of your job or the height of your success, you have to put work into your career to continue progressing. You must show ingenuity, leadership, and motivation when facing challenges. For most, however, trailblazing a career without training or help from a mentor can seem overwhelming. That’s where a life or executive career coach comes in.

With COVID-19 (Coronavirus), you can now receive virtual coaching rather than in-person. Online coaching … Read More

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What is Online Career Coaching and How Can It Enhance your Career?

Whether you’re seeking to change your occupation or to enhance your performance at your current job, career coaching may be exactly what you need to take your work life to the next level. Professional career coaches provide valuable feedback to those at all levels, whether they’re new to their position or executives looking to improve.

Since COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has changed the way that people do business, online career coaching is in high demand. If you’re … Read More

How To Boost Productivity for Teams that Work from Home

Working from home has become the new normal, and before this year companies had little experience managing remote workers. While many at-home professionals are reporting success in their environment, managers face many challenges with distant teams.

Staff morale, work-life balance, and personal performance all have suffered during these difficult times. With parents working from home alongside their children, employees can feel isolated from their peers. Companies are facing untold challenges within this difficult economy and … Read More

Benefits of Online Career Coaching Services During Unemployment Crisis

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) drove millions of people indoors and away from their favorite businesses this year. Although society is slowly beginning to visit restaurants and other small outdoor spaces again, the concern about the spread of the infectious disease is still very present. Even now with states reopening, industries are continuing to struggle, and millions of people are recovering from being laid off.

For those who are unemployed, it’s imperative to remain optimistic and proactive. Without … Read More

How to Successfully Re-Enter the Job Market After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thousands of people across the country have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. If you’re one of the many professionals trying to re-enter the job market, this is an undoubtedly challenging time. Searching for a new occupation in a post-COVID-19 environment will require you to be flexible with your career goals. However, with sharp skills and a well-crafted resume, you’ll be on the right track to jump back into the professional world.… Read More

Real Talk: Taboo Obstacles Women Face at Work and How to Overcome Them

March is Women’s History Month, so all month long we’re celebrating strong women in the workplace. Over the past five years, the number of women in leadership has grown; however, women are still underrepresented at every level. Many women hit a “glass ceiling” as they advance in their careers which prevents them from reaching leadership positions.

They face a number of obstacles and challenges, many of which they don’t feel comfortable addressing openly. Let’s take … Read More

A Parent’s Guide to Working Remotely

Working Remotely Tips / For Parents

Your Space
Create designated spaces. Just like you have a designated work space – create spaces for your kids (e.g. school work space, craft space, play space, etc.) 

Supervise from a safe distance. Consider creating a play space that you can see/supervise from your work area. You can also try setting up an activity center in your home office so kids feel as if they have their own spot Read More

How to Become a Career Coach

Do you like working with people and helping them realize their potential? Do you enjoy talking people through their management or personnel problems? Have you ever been told that you’re a great communicator, or that you give valuable advice? If so, you may excel as a professional career coach.

However, career coaching isn’t for everyone. To become successful, you must have exceptional people skills, confidence in your judgment, and an ability to communicate effectively. If … Read More