Author Archives: Jen Frank

I’ll post new bits of inspiration here a couple times each month. Expect quotes, links to videos, musings, recipes, and who knows what!

Career Success Tip 4: trust

The last three posts were all tips for career success. To review, they were: 1) Know and develop yourself 2) Get outside your comfort zone 3) Network If you do those three things consistently, then you’ll be able to do … Continue reading

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Career Success Tip 3: network

If you’ve been following along, career tip 1 was to know and develop yourself. Career tip 2 was to get outside your comfort zone. And for a lot of people, career tip 3 will be the same as career tip … Continue reading

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Career Success Tip 2: get outside your comfort zone

In my last post, I talked about the first of four career tips: know and develop yourself. The second tip is to get outside your comfort zone. Our comfort zones are always shrinking – so imperceptibly slowly that we often … Continue reading

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Career Success Tip: know and develop yourself

My last post was about my lack of any kind of long-term plan. If you do have a career plan, that’s great! Just make sure it’s flexible, because most people will have 5 or more careers in a lifetime, and … Continue reading

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Do you have a 5-year plan?

I confess, I don’t have a lot of long-term plans. I mean, I take care of big long-range things like saving for retirement, but I don’t have a 5-year plan. At any given point in my adult life, if I … Continue reading

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Travel Lessons

Last fall, I took a lovely trip to Barcelona. Many months before the trip, the airbnb and plane tickets were booked. And that was about it for the planning. The travel guide I’d ordered stayed unread until I was sitting … Continue reading

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Career Coaching Group in Memphis to start late January 2018

Happy new year! If you want more direction and clarity around your career in 2018, consider whether coaching could help you. If you are in the Memphis area, I will be running a three month career coaching group beginning late … Continue reading

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Is this my door?

I was fortunate enough to take a trip to Barcelona this fall. It’s a beautiful city filled with fascinating neighborhoods and architecture and art – and food! One of our destinations was a highly-recommended tapas spot: Bar del Pla. We … Continue reading

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Grateful for the little things

The Thanksgiving holiday is a wonderful reminder to be grateful for our many blessings. Remembering the big stuff – family, friends, love and laughter – is often easy. But what about all of the small beauty we may overlook on … Continue reading

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Is being overly busy a form of laziness?

A friend recently dropped this nugget of wisdom on me: “busyness is a form of laziness.” Hmpf. If you read this blog regularly, you may have picked up on the themes of overwhelm, stress, and general busyness. I’ve looked at … Continue reading

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