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Category Archives: Ask a life coach
Over the last few months I have received many questions regarding office romances. I have decided to answer all of them in one posting. I myself feel that office romance is never a good thing and although there have been … Continue reading
Question: Dear Jackie Lee, I am going through a divorce and I am so depressed. I can barely function at work. I feel like I am just putting in time. I am so worried that I am going to lose … Continue reading
Question: Dear Jackie Lee, I just received my yearly performance appraisal and it wasn’t as good as I had hoped. There were a lot of areas I am expected to improve on, that I thought I was doing great at. … Continue reading
Question: Hi Jackie, I am a single mom with a teenager at home who is getting into trouble and has no respect for me. I am constantly receiving calls at work from school about her. She never pays her phone … Continue reading
While most of us really enjoy the holiday season, it can bring significant amounts of stress. Let’s face it: between the parties, the baking, the holiday cards (complete with pictures and newsy letters) and finding the perfect gifts for everyone, we place pretty heavy demands on ourselves.
This year, you can make it a point to enjoy the holidays more by simplifying some of the work, while maintaining what makes the holidays special: the love.
By Jackie Lee Agnew Career Coaching: 9 Key Things I Tell Clients Looking for a New Career!
Question: Dear Jackie, I am working in a place that is filled with gossipers. All they do is talk about everyone else and it is stressing me out. I can’t even eat my lunch in peace. What do I do? … Continue reading
Resilience (or resiliency) is our ability to adapt and bounce back when things don’t go as planned. Resilient people don’t wallow or dwell on failures; they acknowledge the situation, learn from their mistakes, and then move forward. Continue reading
Coping with Uncertainty As most of you are aware, it is a very stressful time to be a government worker. Where working for the government once felt like a sure thing – pension, salary, benefits – it is now a … Continue reading