How leaders can support layoff survivors with Rene’ Johnson – Tue 10/5

Rene’ Johnson will be my guest to discuss “How leaders can support the remaining employees after a layoff”.

Join us on Tuesday 10/5 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

René Johnson is the author of Leaving Your Comfort Zone, a motivational speaker, certified empowerment coach and a graduate of the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF).  She launched Emerggy Coaching, LLC in 2004 and later Power Zone Coaching. René specializes in helping passionate, purpose and service driven entrepreneurs, small business owners and leaders turn their visions into action, while experiencing more peace and joy in their life!

Contact info:
Power Zone Coaching
Rene’ Johnson
rene@powerzonecoach.com
www.powerzonecoach.com
www.linkedin.com/in/renesjohnson/
801-944-3017

Quotes of the show:
“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there” — Will Rogers

Number of the show: 80,000
Wall Street analyst, Meredith Whitney, puts the expected number of layoffs on the Street at 80,000 over the next 18 months.  (http://blogs.forbes.com/halahtouryalai/2010/10/01/stock-brokers-will-be-saved-from-looming-wall-street-layoffs/)

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Women working in IT with Joan Redwing – Tues 9/28

Joan Redwing will be my guest on Tuesday 9/28/10 to discuss “Women working in IT”. Join us on Tuesday 9/28 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Joan Redwing has worked in the software development and Information Technology field for over fifteen years.  During this time, she has held a number of positions working as a programmer/analyst, a database designer, a consultant, an information systems manager and an IT director.  Joan has held senior IT leadership positions at Carlson Marketing Group, GE Fleet, and Pearson VUE.  She brings her depth of IT experience and management capabilities together in her current role as an IT VP at Citigroup Derivatives Markets, Incorporated.

Contact Info:
joan.redwing@gmail.com
612-309-4700

Quote of the show:
“We may not have the power to do everything we want to do, but we have the power to decide what to do with what we have… and that power is enough” Lois Grady – retired Director of Information Systems and Services at Hartford Life, a Fortune 100-listed company (Source: http://www.womenintechnology.co.uk/reachup)

Number of show: 30
Women typically drop out of technology positions around the age of 30. (Source: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/319212/Why_Women_Quit_Technology)

Kung Fu Interview Skills with Matt Youngquist – Tues 9/21

Matt Youngquist will be my guest on Tuesday 9/21/10 to discuss “5 Advanced Interview Kung Fu Moves”. Join us on Tuesday 9/21 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Matt Youngquist is providing a pdf listing the 5 Kung Fu interview moves that we discussed on the radio show: Career Horizons Interview Kung Fu Techniques. Thanks Matt!

Matthew B. Youngquist, President & Founder, Career Horizons. Mr. Youngquist is a recognized expert in the field of career coaching, job hunting, and professional employment counseling.  After a decade-long tenure within the Career Development and Outplacement practice of Moore & Associates, a leading Northwest organizational consulting firm, he founded Career Horizons in 2004 to assist individuals in navigating successfully through today’s challenging, largely uncharted employment waters.   In his current role, he consults with clients at all levels on how to strategically manage their careers, explore their occupational options,  and master the complex dynamics that are reshaping today’s world of work.  To date, he has assisted over 6,500 clients through the process of finding more meaningful employment, in addition to the audience he reaches through his blog and the “Conscious Careering” column he authors for the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Contact info:
Web: www.career-horizons.com
Blog: http://careerhorizons.wordpress.com

Quote of the show:
“The interviewing process is a kind of sale. In this case, you are the product – and the salesperson. If you show up unprepared to talk about your unique features and benefits, you’re not likely to motivate an interviewer to “buy”.” – Ron Fry, author of 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions

Number of show: 10
Enter an interview with 10 prepared questions written down.

Articles referred to on show:
Reject the rejection letter, by Curt MacRae

Evaluating job offers with Jen Leininger – Tue 9/14

Jen Leininger will be my guest on Tuesday 9/14/10 to discuss “Evaluating Job Offers”. Join us on Tuesday 9/14 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Jen is the founder of Framework Financial, a fee only financial consultancy.  During 25+ years as a CFO, controller, and consultant for multiple companies, Jen created complex financial plans and performance analysis tools.  Jen’s passion for personal finance and education prompted her exit from the corporate arena to focus on individual financial planning.  Through Framework, Jen creates custom toolsets to improve personal financial decision making.

Contact info:
Email:  JenL@xmission.com
Phone:  801-589-6869

Quote of the show:
“A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.” Suze Orman, Personal Finance author and Media Personality

Number of show: 1,572,597
1,572,597 bankruptcy cases were filed in federal courts in that period, compared to 1,306,315 bankruptcy cases filed in the 12-month period ending June 30, 2009.

Articles referred to during the show:
Bankruptcy stats: http://www.bankruptcyaction.com/USbankstats.html

Imagine a Happier You: http://imagineahappieryou.com/2146/notes-from-a-career-coach.html

Entrepreneurism with Adryenn Ashley – Tue 9/7

Adryenn Ashley will be my guest on Tuesday 9/7/10 to discuss Entrepreneurism. Join us on Tuesday 9/7 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Adryenn Ashley is a brilliant storyteller with a knack for finding humor in the most unlikely situations. Anointed a “High Tech Priestess”, she reveals how to structure original campaigns that get massive exposure and make it possible for companies to win. In today’s fluctuating economy you want a business alchemist who reveals the secrets of how to transform underperforming services and products into gold.

As a high content speaker, Adryenn delivers colossal take-away value and electrifies her audiences. She seamlessly blends years of online experience and real world situations into entertaining and mind-stretching presentations.

Having spoken at over 100 events, her signature talk, Monetizing Your Passion, showcases to create a brand and launch a product with little or no resources. As the cornerstone of the Curing Unemployment Tour, this talk inspires entrepreneurship as an alternative to joblessness. Customized for your audience as either motivational or how-to, this talk delivers cutting edge strategies and tactics that produce unprecedented results.

Adryenn Ashley contact info:
Wow! Is Me
http://wowisme.net
415-287-0075

Quote of the show:
“The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect.” ~Adam Osborne

Number of show: 627,200
627,200 new companies started in USA in 2009. Adryenn suggested that 7/10 of those companies will survive to it’s 2nd year.