Author: Terry DellaVecchia

Elevator speech

What’s your elevator speech?

Do you have an elevator pitch? I see the deer in the headlights look on your face and the “HUH?” coming out of your mouth.  Let me explain what it is and why you need one. An elevator speech is a very short 30 second version of who you are and what you are all […]

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Job satisfaction

How’s your Job Satisfaction?

Job satisfaction doesn’t just come from employing your skills well, you need to be applying your most enjoyable skills most of the time. Here’s how to identify them: List the jobs or roles you liked the most over your entire work career; Now list what you liked about each role; Now list why you liked […]

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Say no

Compromised Values

Have you ever worked in an organization where you were asked to do something you just felt was wrong?  Or you were a little uncomfortable with a task because it came dangerously close to crossing a line towards being illegal or immoral.  Or realized there were some hokey things going on that weren’t quite above […]

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Resolutions

It’s a new year, now what?

It’s a new year and you keep hearing questions about your resolutions or about what you want to do differently.  You’ve heard this over and over ad nauseam…  So I’d like to change it up a bit. What does the start of a new year have to do with changing your life?  Why should you […]

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Forgiveness

The Art of Forgiveness

The art of forgiveness or letting go takes work and time, but in the end relieves stress by taking an enormous amount of weight off your shoulders. My motto is “change what you can, then move on”.  Everyone struggles with forgiving and letting go.  Even Coaches.  It took me a long time to realize that […]

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Radio show

Take the Leap

A couple of weeks ago I was asked if I wanted to be on a talk radio show.  My initial response was a resounding YES.  I felt pretty good about it until the email came in with instructions.  They wanted a bio, some questions that I would want to answer in order to lead a […]

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Career Challenges

How about that boss that has you report the same information in 3 different formats because he can’t make up his mind or really doesn’t know what he is looking for… Think Powerpoint, spreadsheet, Mindmap. Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! What an incredible waste of time, not to mention frustrating. And that’s just a […]

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Career Playbook

I kind of liked that title because I want to start my blog as more than a tips and tricks place. I want it to be interactive. I’ll write stuff that you can use and I want my readers to tell me what they think. I’ll be adding resume information, interview tips and all kinds […]

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