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  • About the Author: Alexandra Phillips

    Alexandra Phillips has over ten years of experience in coaching, consulting, professional development, and public speaking. She has worked as a career coach with executives at many organizations, incl…

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17 Dec. 2017 | Comments (0)
Work Like an Artist—Being in the moment
Artists relish the process of creation as much as the idea of their finished product. For an artist, there is an inherent acceptance that there is a rehearsal process that cannot be shortchanged to get the results that they want. And when an artist takes as much pleasure in the creation of a work of art, they are also learning about the way that they create — tucking away insights that will help in their next project.

13 Nov. 2017 | Comments (0)
Work Like an Artist: An Artist’s Guide to Success as An Entrepreneur
Artists are fantastic at overcoming obstacles in their work. Why? Because, to artists, obstacles are a necessary ingredient in the recipe that will lead them to success. They’re waiting for the bumps in the road, and when those bumps arrive, artists have the tools necessary to surmount those rough patches sometimes even turning them into gold.

07 Jun. 2017 | Comments (0)
Releasing Your Professional Bad Habits
All bad habits are created for good reasons. They are! If you acknowledge why it is that the bad habit is happening, you give yourself the opportunity to deal with the initial catalyst for the habit. If you then thank and release your habit, you create a space where a new, chosen, and desired action can take its place.

27 Feb. 2017 | Comments (4)
How to Get The Most Out of Millennials
A lot has been written recently about how to communicate with, retain, or get on the good side of millennials. In these articles, millennials are often portrayed as some sort of alien life form that we’ll need an interpreter armed with a vanilla soy latte to appease: The Wild and Unpredictable Millennial. But I have a different view.

23 Jan. 2017 | Comments (2)
How to Get the Most out of Your Professional Goals for the New Year
Professional New Year’s resolutions can be a fantastic way to take stock of our work lives and see what changes we’d like to make. But, often, we trip ourselves up by putting too much weight on January 1st. What we need is a plan for actualizing smaller goals that move us towards attaining our larger goals.

12 Dec. 2016 | Comments (0)
How to Know if a Business Success Coach is Right for You
Too often, when it comes to our work lives, we assume we are supposed to be born with all the business acumen we will ever need – so we don’t ask for the professional help that make us into better, happier business people. But, guess who does ask for help: The most successful executives in the world.

28 Nov. 2016 | Comments (0)
Coaching Entrepreneurs
For successful entrepreneurs, coaching is an incredibly valuable tool. Coaches help you uncover blind spots, maintain accountability, and find new solutions to previously insurmountable challenges. What follows are brief accounts of ways that three of my clients used coaching to help them find the paths they were always meant to be on.

15 Nov. 2016 | Comments (4)
The 5 Tips That Will Get Your Employer to Pay for Business Coaching
You may have heard that business coaching can be incredibly valuable, but the price tag makes you wince. Many employers routinely pay for tuition and certification courses, so why not consider asking your employer to pay for coaching? Here are 5 tips to get your employer on board.