Author: Shari Santoriello

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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt When I read this quote, it sounds like such a simple concept, until that icky feeling of “not feeling good enough” overtakes me. (And, yes, Coaches can feel inferior too!) So, what can we do? It’s a question I get asked a lot as a […]

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What the heck is a “soft” skill?? I don’t hate easily, but I really, really don’t like the term “soft skills”. What is “soft” about these skills? Soft indicates mushy and yielding. While these terms aren’t deemed as unpleasant, in the professional workplace we assign them a negative connotation. So I’m proposing we call them […]

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I learned a few new things from colleagues this week. This sentence in and of itself does not seem out of place. Here’s the rub: I am an older worker. And the things I learned this week are all from younger colleagues. Some of my closer-to-my-age colleagues would tell me that it is unlikely I […]

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Google the word “resume” and you get about 636,000,000 results in 0.72 seconds. That will give you close to one billion different opinions and options on how best to build a resume. With that many different options, resume mistakes are bound to occur – that is very overwhelming! In the words of Heidi Klum: “Keep it […]

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Adulting is hard, we all know that. There are so many new responsibilities to deal with; one of them is your “first” job. Most firsts can be scary, but one of the scariest is starting your first professional job, not the one when you are 13 years old babysitting or 16 working at the local […]

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