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Viewing posts from: May 2016

Announcing Joan’s New Newspaper Column!

by Joan Tabb in Blog

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, with distribution throughout Sonoma County, has asked Joan to be a columnist focusing on providing career advice to the readership.

Her online blog will be called:


Readers will be asked to submit their career and job related questions directly to Joan (  and in each weekly column she will select 2-3 questions to focus on. She will also inform the community about new trends, strategies and insights in the dynamic world of career development and management.

Stay tuned for the launch date and link to the site.

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Intentionalizing Your Life! Perhaps you have time for MORE!

by Joan Tabb in Blog

More and more I find clients coming to me after many years of a career that was all consuming but not necessarily all inspiring. And for a myriad of reasons they are now faced with choices to make. Livelihood, though typically important, is sometimes not the only driver in their decision making. Many people are waking up to the idea that they are not going to live forever, and if they don’t get around to the things that made up their dreams and underlying interests and curiosity, they might be sorry.

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