The Career Space

We All Feel Like Impostors: My Chat With Amy Cuddy

It was amazing to talk with Amy Cuddy last month about presence. She threw down the gauntlet almost immediately by telling her elevator pitch story about how she crashed and burned when in a high-pressure situation where she was asked to give her 30-second spiel in an actual elevator to rock stars in her industry. It was amazing, and encouraging, to hear from someone known for helping millions get grounded before important presentations in their lives, that she deals with the same issues as the rest of us! We discussed afterwit, the idea that it is so…

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Full-Spectrum Leadership with Dave Logan

Chat With Mer: Full-Spectrum Leadership with Dave Logan

As leaders, how do we operate at full bandwidth, accessing both our light and dark sides? If that question intrigues you, please join me for: Full-Spectrum Leadership with Dave Logan  Wednesday, 11/18 @ 11:30am PT / 2:30pm ET RSVP for this no-cost presentation here. Dave spends his time transforming the cultures of organizations. Best known as the premier authority on “tribal leadership,” Dave will help us understand how to use the tension of light and dark forces inside ourselves – and our organizations – to truly make a difference and live a life of purposeful action. About Dave: As Founding Partner and President,…

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Chat with Mer, June 19: A Business Leader’s Search for Meaning

What makes a great leader – and a great life? On Thursday, June 19th, at 5pm PT / 8pm ET, I am featuring my friend and mentor Peter Weis, VP and CIO of Matson Navigation Company,  in my monthly teleseminar series, A Chat with Mer. Peter has been selected one of the CIO 100 by CIO Magazine and will accept this prestigious award later this summer. A good friend, he and I recently sat down to preview his acceptance speech for the award ceremony, on the topic of  dispelling the myth that personal fulfillment and organizational profitability are mutually exclusive. Please join me for: A Business Leader’s Search for…

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Your Joyful Career

In 2002 I was miserable. I dreaded going to work, felt dead inside, and didn’t know what the future of my career life would be. I had a good job that didn’t fill me up; it left me wanting more. Gradually, I realized that my career was happening to me. By not making a deliberate decision about where I was spending 50+ hours of my week, I was giving over control of my present, and my future, to others. With the help of a talented career counselor, a lot of self-reflection, support from my family, and then…

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The Career Space Profile: Christina Rasmussen

Once a month I feature one of the experts from The Career Space, my no-cost resource library for busy professionals. These people are business and lifestyle professionals with vast and diverse talents, interests, and expertise who work in a variety of industries: from acupuncture to finance, corporate executives to entrepreneurs. This series offers you a sneak peek at some of the voices you’ll find at The Career Space. Their stories have inspired me, and I know they will do the same for you, too. Christina Rasmussen is on a crusade to change the way we live after loss….

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