Author: Ken Sher

Success Through TRUST

The Voice in My Head and How to Manage It

We all hear it. It’s a constant chatter. Sometimes it’s louder than other times, but it’s always there. It’s the voice in your head that will take you and your spirit wherever you let it take you. I’m talking about that quiet narrator of events, the story teller in your brain that can build you…
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December 26, 2018 0

How to Survive and Thrive After a Job Loss When You’re 50+/- Years Old Part 1: Harsh Reality

Ken Sher is a Career & Life Coach and he can be contacted at SherCoaching.com. (This is the first of a 4 part series) I clearly remember the day. I can feel the initial angst, fear and panic I had as I was driving home. How could it have happened? I had been with this…
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December 26, 2018 0

How to Survive and Thrive After a Job Loss When You’re 50+/- Years Old Part 2: Down But Far From Out

(This is part 2 of a 4 part series) Ken Sher is a Career & Life Coach. Contact him at shercoaching.com. In my first blog about losing a job or needing to transition to a new job when you’re in the second half of your career, we saw the big picture impact of this major…
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December 26, 2018 0

How to Survive and Thrive a Job Loss When You’re 50+/- Years Old Part 3: Finding Your Way to a Better Life

This is part 3 of a 4 part series Ken Sher is a Executive Coach and Career Consultant. Contact him at shercoaching.com. In my first blog about losing a job or needing to transition to a new job when you’re in the second half of your career, we saw the big picture impact of this…
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December 26, 2018 0

How to Survive and Thrive After a Job Loss When You’re 50+/- Years Old Part 4: Making it Happen

This is part 4 and completes this series by describing how to “make it happen” in order to enhance your current job status or make a career transition. Let’s face it, whether it’s your choice or someone else’s, when you’re out of work, especially in your late 40s or early 50s, it can be a…
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December 26, 2018 0

Steering Your Career in the Right Direction

Last week I wrote about the parallels between riding a stationary bike in a spin class and feeling stuck in a career while simply going through the motions of work every day. I offered suggestions on how to try to have a positive experience each day, whether it’s from the income you earn, the people…
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January 2, 2019 0

Interview Tips from the Campaign Trail

As difficult as it may be to watch and listen to some of the candidates campaigning these days, you can learn some good interviewing techniques from politicians. Let’s review how: Confidence When you listen to a candidate being interviewed or giving a speech, they never waiver regarding their position on an issue. It doesn’t matter…
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January 2, 2019 0

Spinning Wheels

Spinning your wheels can be great if you’re in it for the exercise, but spinning them at work will not get you to where you want to go… I recently participated in my first spin class, and I was struck by the parallels between this form of exercise and the professional life many of us…
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January 2, 2019 0

Ch…Ch…Ch…Ch… Changes

Sadly, we woke up today to hear of the passing of David Bowie, a music icon who certainly had a major influence on the music world. Interestingly, his messages were often about finding one’s way in life. Changes One of his biggest hits, “Changes,” begins with the line “still don’t know what I was waitin’…
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December 26, 2018 0

Will You Still Need Me When I’m 64

Do you ever wonder what your job and career prospects will be like when you’re 40, 50 or 60+ years old? You may be surprised to learn that your prospects can actually be pretty good. Statistics show that it takes the average manager/director level person about 6-9 months to find a job in today’s market.…
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December 26, 2018 0