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PR RELEASE: Executive Career Coach And Speaker Launches Book On Career Courage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Author: Katie C. Kelley Books Name: Career Courage Literary Agent: Michael Snell Agency Editor: Ellen Kadin Publisher: American Management Association, New York Website:   Executive Career Coach And Speaker Launches Book On Career Courage   Successful executive coach and speaker Katie C. Kelley has released a book focused around ‘Career […]

The Why & The How of My Recent Career Pivot

Two months ago I accepted a freshly minted role at Fuerst Group (KEEN Footwear, Chrome Industries and other entities) as their People + Culture Development Director. Today, I wanted to share with you why and how I made this substantial career pivot in response to a flurry of inquiries around how this move came about. […]

A Note to my Daughters on Chasing down a Dream at #40

Dear Girls: In honor of turning the big #40, I wanted to impart some wisdom to you that I more humbly understand today about chasing down a juicy pie in the sky vision. As you may have observed, your momma’s one of the ‘crazy dreamers’ as Steve Jobs so aptly quipped. I shoot for the […]

How NBA Ref Joe Crawford Found His #SuiteSpot

I have had the privilege of knowing ‘Joey Crawford’, one of the NBA’s most recognizable and (mostly) beloved refs ever since he moved his daughter, Amy into our freshman dorm at Boston College over twenty years ago.  Attending NBA games where he is reffing is always a ‘theatrical experience’ as surrounding fans are never lacking […]

Want to Super Charge Your 2014? Check This Out:

I have always been the type of person who lives in the ‘tomorrow’ (what’s next, how can I position myself for my next best thing…) versus the ‘yesterday’ (coulda, woulda, shoulda mentality). As a result, I started thinking this weekend about where I have netted out so far with my 2014 resolutions, goals, dreams (or […]

5 Ways I Set Up My Clients for Brilliant Success

There can be a lot of mystery and false assumptions about the value that coaches offer to their clients. I myself have had both an under and overwhelming experience when employing coaches to help pull me through big growth spurts professionally and personally. The most underwhelming experience consisted of a full hour of a coach […]

What Women Most Want From Their Work: Flexibility & Intrinsic Satisfaction

In Nick Kristof’s article, She’s (Rarely) the Boss, New York Times this past weekend, as well as New York Magazine’s, “Want More Women in Leadership? Help New Moms” by Stella Bugbee an overriding consensus is being drawn: 1) The research reflects and most agree that having more women in leadership and senior level roles is […]

The Top 10 Challenges for Female Business Leaders: My Interview with Evolutionary Carmen Voilleque

  Every time I get the chance to hear Carmen Voilleque speak, she says something that makes the hair on my arms stand straight up. It is no coincidence that she and her business partner, Randy Harrington, co-wrote the book Evolutionaries. To me, Carmen is my most evolutionary friend. Her mind functions on such a […]