Issue 146 | May 19, 2017


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"There is no security in life, only opportunity."
– Mark Twain, American Writer & Entrepreneur

Grow Your Business Week June 19–22
12+ Hours of Virtual Training from Experts in Social Media, Video, Branding, Sales, Storytelling, Presence & More
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CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Grow Your Business Week June 19–22
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities
  • Visit Us at These Upcoming Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Coaching Value: Coaching Can Transform Careers
  • Coaching Skills: 3 Habits of Highly Effective Coaches
  • Leadership: The Gift of Presence, The Perils of Advice
  • Career: Career Advice from Mom
  • Life & Career: Bill Gates Gives Graduates Best Life & Career Advice

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • CTL Associate Call: Social Media for You & Your Clients
  • Grow Your Business Week
  • Mark Your Calendar to Join Us in Madrid

Partner & Associate Events

  • Advanced Job Search Coaching Program

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

JUNE 19-22 | Grow Your Business Week

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? To stop trading time for dollars, attract your ideal clients, achieve your big, hairy, audacious business goals?

Join Career Thought Leaders for 4 days focused on helping you transform your coaching, writing, or brand strategy business. We will have 12+ hours of content, time for networking, and more!

Topics include:

  • Increase Your Impact & Your ROI: The Power of Presence
  • Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Business
  • Land More Clients & Contracts: Sell the Value of Coaching
  • Turn Your Expertise into Dollars with a Mini-Course
  • Bold Your Business: How to Succeed on Your Terms
  • #SnackSizeIt: Be Lazy ... Create More Content
  • Video Lab: Hands-On Video Marketing Training

Speakers include:

  • Valerie Sokolosky
  • Jen Lehner
  • Vaneese Johnson
  • Teddy Burriss
  • Cindy Skalicky
  • Tim Athey, PhD
  • Tanya Smith
  • Pat Schuler

See the schedule and register today.

CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

CTL Associates, be sure to check the Associates area of the website for details on the following opportunities:

  • June CTL Associate call moved to June 5
  • Publication opportunities with upcoming deadlines
  • Sharing your expertise during an interview on The Career Confidante radio (40,000 listeners and growing!)

CTL Associates receive discounts on the Master-E-Sessions, conference, and more! Log in and view the Associates page for details.

Want to get in on the opportunities? Join as a CTL Associate today!

Be on the Lookout: Watch for emails from CTL with invitations for various writing, coaching, media, and publishing opportunities. Emails go out to all CTL Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out!

UPCOMING CONFERENCE APPEARANCES

ATD Conference | Atlanta, GA

CTL and RWA CEO Marie Zimenoff will be presenting on a panel at the upcoming ATD Conference in Atlanta, GA, on Sunday, May 21: "Growing in Place: Maximizing Your Value at Work," at 4:30 pm. If you are planning to attend, let her know! She'd love to meet up with you and will be there the duration of the conference as she's also volunteering in the career center.

NCDA Conference | Orlando, FL

As a graduate of the NCDA Leadership Academy, Marie will be on a panel for incoming Leadership Academy members at the NCDA Conference in Orlando June 28–30. CTL Board Member Michelle Carroll will also be presenting at the conference. Please let Marie know if you'll be there as she's always excited to see fellow NCDA goers (this will be her 10th NCDA conference!).

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Coaching Value: Coaching Can Transform Careers (CorpComms)
Our gift to you for International Coaching Week: Language to help you communicate the power of coaching! This article has a few great phrases you can adopt to do just that.

Coaching Skills: 3 Habits of Highly Effective Coaches (Michael Hyatt)
A good short reminder of key coaching skills for more effective engagements with clients – simple things that we can always do better!

Leadership: The Gift of Presence, The Perils of Advice (On Being)
Although this isn't exactly what Valerie Sokolosky is going to be talking about at Grow Your Business Week regarding presence, presence in many definitions is an area coaches, leaders, and any of us who want to build relationships can improve.

Careers: Career Advice from Mom (CNBC Careers)
In this article, 9 top female executives – representing only 4% of the Fortune 500 CEOs – share the best career their mothers gave them.

Life & Career: Bill Gates Gives Graduates Best Life & Career Advice (Inc.)
It is that time of year where the class of 2017 embarks into the working world. Here, Bill Gates shares his thought-provoking comments on what he would do if he were graduating today.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

COLLEAGUES EARN PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIALS

Kudos to Xi Yu on earning her Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You have dedicated yourself to learning resume strategy, writing, and design to better serve your clients. Keep up the great work, Xi!

Congratulations to Deb Welke on earning her Academy Certified Profile Writer (ACPW) credential. Your commitment to write creative, comprehensive LinkedIn profiles and add value with other social media profiles for your clients truly puts you and your candidates ahead of the curve. Kudos to you, Deb!

Please email your kudos, upcoming events, or latest happenings to me at marie@careerthoughtleaders.com so that I can share them with everyone!

For information about CTL & RWA credentials:

Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW)
Academy Certified Profile Writer (ACPW)

Master Resume Writer (MRW)
Credentialed Career Manager (CCM)
Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC)
Certified Personal Brand Strategist (CPBS)
Certified Social Branding Analyst
360Reach Analyst

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Visit the 2017 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year.

CTL & RWA EVENTS

June 5, 2017, Noon ET
CTL Quarterly Call: Social Media for You & Your Clients

In this CTL Associate Call, our CTL Board will be sharing a few nuggets from Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next. We'll also be talking about what this means for your career! The call is open to all CTL Associates and is a way to help you stay current, learn some new tricks, and share some of your own wealth of information. You MUST be an Associate to participate. To read about all of the benefits and opportunities of becoming a CTL Associate ($399 lifetime fee), click here.

June 19-27, 2017
CTL Grow Your Business Week

We're bringing you an entire week just focused on your business! Our lineup of more than 10 hours of content includes experts in branding your business, closing sales, creating products, using social media to grow your business, maximizing your website SEO, and much more!! Sessions will run from 11 am ET to 4 pm ET each day, so block out your calendar and watch for registration to open later this week. Learn more and register.

May 1-3, 2018
CTL Conference & Professional Development Symposium Goes to Spain

Mark your calendars now and start planning an international excursion … our annual exclusive, in-person professional development opportunity (conference) is going global! Career colleagues from Europe are excited to host us in Madrid, Spain, for the 2018 Professional Development Symposium, Thrive: Helping Professionals Navigate a Global, Virtual & Gig Workforce. We'll be planning a group flight and providing a 10-pay registration option so you can spread out your expenses.

ASSOCIATE & PARTNER EVENTS

July 6 - August 24, 2017, Noon ET
Advanced Job Search Coaching Program

Would you like to add Job Search Coaching to your coaching practice? Joan Runnheim Olson, owner of Pathways Career Success Strategies, LLC and adjunct faculty member with the Institute for Life Coach Training, will be teaching the Advanced Job Search Coaching Program Thursdays from 12-1:30 pm ET. The purpose of this program is to prepare you to coach clients/students to obtain a desired job in their organization of choice. Learn more and register.

2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

FROM CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
& RESUME WRITING ACADEMY (RWA)

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