Karen Darrin
5 Ways to Nurture Your Network

5 Ways to Nurture Your Network

Having a large network is great, but you must nurture these relationships. Otherwise, people can quickly forget about you. The goal is to stay “top of mind,” which can only happen if you make regular efforts to stay in contact and engage in meaningful communication...
4 Ways to Look Confident When Presenting

4 Ways to Look Confident When Presenting

The key to a good presentation is confidence. While some people have a knack for public speaking and giving presentations, it doesn’t come so naturally to others. Fear can keep us stuck, possibly not moving forward in our careers by stepping up and being a...
Why Am I Not Getting Hired?

Why Am I Not Getting Hired?

Many of you may ask yourself that question when you did not get the job, promotion, or even lateral position within your organization. You felt energized after the interviews and yet surprisingly, did not get the role. Why not? What could you have done differently?...
Managing Yourself While in a Toxic Workplace

Managing Yourself While in a Toxic Workplace

I would bet most of you have experienced a toxic workplace.  It could have been caused by one venomous  leader or a whole organization. The “dis-ease” could be from a mismatch in your values and the organization’s values and practices. There are many...
6 Tips on How to Collaborate With Difficult People

6 Tips on How to Collaborate With Difficult People

When someone you work with is difficult and annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who...