Many times, clients come to me already knowing what they want out of the coaching relationship. Other times, they ask what can an Executive Coach do for me? I saw a recent Forbes.com article that summed it up well, it’s a great read if you have the time. If not, here is my version of the answer of … [Read more...] about What Can an Executive Coach Do for Me?
“Mr. Buckland, I wish I had listened to you. Your career coaching advice was stellar and my life is now falling apart. Can you help me?” Over a year ago I coached a new graduate of a top European executive MBA program at a leading business school. Like so many graduates I coach, my client was … [Read more...] about Executive MBA Career Coaching Can Save Your Lifestyle
So, you have your executive MBA degree in hand, and you’re proud but exhausted. Now isn’t the time to jump straight into the job market, you deserve some time to recuperate and get to know your family again. While you are enjoying a normal workload after months of carrying classes and graduate … [Read more...] about Post-Graduation Career Tune-up
Even though you work for someone else, you are the CEO of your career. Your career is your business, and you must manage and run your career as though you were an entrepreneur. Once you begin seeing your career as a small business, it becomes clear that management, branding, marketing, sales, … [Read more...] about You Are the CEO of Your Career
Most people, especially at the executive level, will have a career that spans eight or more jobs. That adds up to at least eight rounds of job searching, so it’s important to learn to make your searches, resumes, and interviews as effective as possible. One of the best ways to improve any process or … [Read more...] about Analyze Rejection in your Job Search
Did you know that an MIT Neuroscience study showed that the simple act of offering a handshake made a more positive impression between strangers? The study showed that not only did the offer to shake hands make a positive initial impact, but that a positive experience of the handshake caused people … [Read more...] about A Proper Handshake for Business