Why do you think you want a new job?| Plus – new eBook!

job change

From time to time, we all consider making a job change. We also hear other people discussing their potential interest in making a career change. Our reasons for wanting to change jobs are varied. Here are some… Bob, who had Read More …

Don’t Work To Pay Your Bills

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It’s true what they say, about how we are better at the things we love to do. This is not to discount the reality that we often have to do what we need to do. However, doing what we need Read More …

5 Critical Elements of a Kick-Butt Resume

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Writing a kick-butt resume is easier than you think.  Yesterday we talked about the fact that you may only be one really great resume away from changing your career entirely.Today, we’re going to walk through the five critical elements every Read More …

You’re a Better Resume Away from a Job That Doesn’t Suck

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You’re a better resume away from having a job that doesn’t suck. The commute used to be horrible; now you’re indifferent about it, maybe complacent. The gray-taupe cubicle was small when you first started, now this little box feels like an Read More …

Simply Kindness

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No matter which end of the political spectrum you claim, or where you may fall within it (or perhaps you’re off of it all together), most everyone is starting to feel exhausted lately. I have friends who are ready to Read More …

Are your goals your own?

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We’re into the second week of the new year. By now the shine on our resolutions is wearing off a little and we’re settling back into our habits and routines. Good or bad, it’s the life we’ve created for ourselves. Read More …

I hope you’ve already broken your resolutions.

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*this post contains affiliate links I hope you’ve already broken your resolutions. In fact, I hope you didn’t make any. Now we can get on with reality and making lasting change. It takes an average of 66 days to establish Read More …

Top Ten Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters

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*this post contains affiliate links for which I could be compensated   I didn’t want to let a Thanksgiving go by without another of my annual Top Ten Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters.    The best meal ever, hands down. It’s Read More …

Election Hangover Cure

Dear friends, Mrs. Jones Could Use a Beer is all about simplifying our lives and not keeping up with the Joneses. In that vein, today, I’d like to bring you a simple hangover cure. Not to be confused with just Read More …

Life Audit Your Way into Long-Term Change

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Life auditing! Have you heard of this? Let’s have a quick discussion today about taking stock of our lives. The other day, I talked about a Three-Step approach to creating the life that you want. Today, I thought we could take Read More …