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Episode 127: Your Interview Posture

July 3rd, 2019


Want to have the appropriate interview posture....start with being humble and grateful. It's important to realize how the non-verbal communication …

Episode 126: Build Your Own Table

June 28th, 2019


Instead of waiting for career opportunities to come to you, you may want to go ahead and create opportunities for yourself in the form of starting your own business offering specialized or general services people need. …

Episode 125: Being Underestimated Can Be Good

June 24th, 2019


Feeling like your being underestimated and taken for granted on the job? Check out my career tools services at

Episode 122: When your work environment is TOXIC...

June 21st, 2019


Every business has a culture associated with it, based on the attitude communicated from leadership & executives. If the business environment …

Episode 121: Is Your Boss Annoying You?

June 19th, 2019


In the course of your career, you will ultimately encountered the most "annoying" boss on the planet...grrr! Just thinking about my own experience …

Episode 120: Why You Still Need a Resume

June 13th, 2019


Every successful business has marketing tools working for them to generate leads which generate revenue for the business. Your resume is the one of …

Episode 119: You Must Invest in Your Career

June 11th, 2019


No one can create the #DreamCareer better than go for it!

Career assessment I got from Funky Dineva's video is

Use my DREAM Career Guide by going to

Episode 118: Be Professional at All Times

June 6th, 2019


From the first time you applied for a career opportunities to the point where you receive a job offer, please remain professional. Your level of attention and response to detail may set you apart from the other …

Episode 117: Choose to Care or NOT to Care

June 5th, 2019


At some point in your life, you will encounter situations, circumstances and people's opinions that you can to care or not care about. In your career and business endeavors, you'll run into the same thing.

The career …

Episode 116: Finish What You Start

May 31st, 2019


In life, we all have challenges. How we handle those them is a testament to our character and determination. The way to navigate your career path …

Episode 115: Do This Before Your Next Job Interview

May 29th, 2019


There's something to be said about asking the right questions at the right time to the right people. Your job interview actually starts when you are contacted about the interview. Ask the key questions is extremely …

Episode 114: Maintain Your Professionalism...No Matter How Difficult the Circumstances

May 24th, 2019


No matter how difficult it may seem...remain professional. I stress this fact due what I have seen unprofessional behavior costs people career …

Episode 113: It Takes More than Words on Your Resume...

May 23rd, 2019


I want to discuss the importance of showing your value beyond the words on your resume. Having examples of what you can do in your professional …

Episode 112: Giving Honor to Legends

May 21st, 2019


I just wanted to share my admiration for living legend, Mr. Robert F. Smith & the late A.G. Gaston showing us all that we can truly achieve …

Episode 111: What is your Resume Missing?

May 20th, 2019


On this episode, the importance of having the right ingredients on the resume to make employers and business owners want to reach out to you.

If you …

Episode 110: Keep Going...with an Action Plan

May 16th, 2019


Sometimes, life can get frustrating and unsatisfying...but giving up is only going prolong the negativity.

Do you want a #career you van feel …

Episode 109: Listen to This...Before Going to College

May 15th, 2019


Before you go to an institution to take classes & spend time memorizing information, make sure its the career path you really want to pursue. To help you figure out your own career path, check out my FREE resource …

Episode 108: Be Ready to Interview like a Boss!

April 26th, 2019


Do you want to feel overwhelmed or in control and ready for your next job interview? To help you prepare for your next job interview, go to

Episode 107: Are Your Career Tools on point?

April 25th, 2019


I want to start off with making a special new ebook, From Clueless Teenager to Consummate Professional will be on pre-order in a couple of weeks! More to come on this project.

In this episode, the …

Episode 106: Nothing Will Change...Unless You Do

April 19th, 2019


In our dream sequence, we allow ourselves the luxury of receiving tremendous positive experiences & changes without putting in work....Ok...Time to wake up! I was reminded one of my YouTube mentors Robert Blake to …

Episode 105: Don't Assume They Know...

April 15th, 2019


When you're in your next job interview and you are communicating you grasp of specific skills or specialized knowledge base, don't assume the employer's representative know. You must make it their duty to know. How? By …

Episode 104 - What do you know about our company?

April 4th, 2019


In the world of being on the giving & receiving end of job interviews, certain questions become almost standardized & this one is no different. My mantra of always being is extremely important here. To help you …

Episode 103: The Pain of Discipline or Regret?

March 20th, 2019


Which would you rather live with...the pain of discipline or the pain of regret? If you want to live a fulfilling life and career, then the pain of …

Episode 102 - Interviews Can be Tricky...Be Ready

March 14th, 2019


I share my personal experience with a recent job interview. It was a great experience due to using the methods I share in the audio series, which you can find at Want to …

Episode 101 - Skills in High School to Create Side Hustles

March 7th, 2019


If you're wanting to figure out what skills you already have that can create additional income for you, let's work together on putting your career strategy in place by going to

Episode 100 - Bad Jobs teach us Valuable Lessons

March 5th, 2019


Looking for a job change & don't know where to start? Grab my FREE Resource at Want to work with me directly to execute your DREAM Career Strategy? Go to

Episode 99 - Moving Requires Change in Perspective

March 1st, 2019


I just wanted to share that I just moved to another state. Whew! The shedding of old things, bringing in the new things & the mindset change it …

Episode 98 - Employers Reaction to a Prepared Interviewee

February 26th, 2019


In this episode, I discussed how an interviewer kept being nosy to find out what the the interviewee had in her professional portfolio. You can check …

Episode 97: Career Change ...Two things you can do

February 25th, 2019


Do you know what your next career transition will be but have no clue where to start? You can start doing these two things to help you transition. Looking for more help to make your career transition easier? Check out …

Episode 96 - Careers in the Medical Field

February 22nd, 2019


The typical assumption about the medical field is the length of time you have to in school to start your career journey. These two career fields in …

Episode 95 - Don't Ask these Questions in your next interview

February 21st, 2019


While I encourage you to ask necessary questions during the interview process, it's unnecessary to ask inappropriate or specific questions before the …

Episode 94 - Careers on the Internet

February 19th, 2019


If you love being on the computer working on things, then these two career paths may be right for you. I discuss the low barrier to entry & great ways to start in those career fields. If you need any help to …

Episode 93 - You are Interviewing the company too

February 18th, 2019


In our pursuit of career happiness, we sometimes forget how important it is to have the right mindset and goals when attending an interview. The true purpose of an interview is for both you and the company to check …

Episode 92 - Forefront of Change

February 15th, 2019


Do you want to be on the Netflix or the Blockbuster Video side of change? Do you want to have the vision of Bill Gates or the reactionary IBM of your career or industry? The choice is yours! To start taking action on …

Episode 91: Who is your interviewer?

February 13th, 2019


In this episode, we talked about how important it is to do your research & get to know your interviewer before you attend the interview.

If you …

Episode 90 - Everyone wins....

February 12th, 2019


Being your authentic self is the best thing you can do to present yourself to the marketplace personally & professionally. To help you figure out your unique imprint in the marketplace, start the process by going to

Episode 89 - Your decision to change

February 8th, 2019


Resources discussed in this episode are as follows: My FREE DREAM Career Guide at To connect with me, go to

Episode 88 - First Impressions Last

February 7th, 2019


First impressions are important especially when we are talking about job or career opportunity interviews. The impression you leave should be …

Episode 87 - What is your Plan B?

February 5th, 2019


What is your Plan B... We've all been in positions where a Plan B was necessary due to the first plan not being reliable. The recent government shutdown proved to its employees that nothing in life is guaranteed except …

Episode 86 - When Life gives you Lemons...

February 4th, 2019


Life has a way of pushing and pulling us to do our best or react our worst. The mindset is the key ingredient. You can either find the solution to …

Episode 85 - Find your Niche in the marketplace

January 31st, 2019


What is your unique value? How are you different from all the other "widget makers" of the world? Do you understand what you can offer? To help you figure out you specific niche in your career or business, check out my …

Episode 84 - Oops! Don't forget important details on your next interview

January 31st, 2019


I remember that mistake like it was yesterday....Yikes! I was so excited and nervous that I went to the reception desk and asked for the wrong name. …

Episode 83 - Time Waits for No One

January 28th, 2019


It's almost a month ago since we celebrated the "new year"..... Man, time is flying! We must take the necessary action steps to get our new year …

Episode 82 - If you're not're dead

January 25th, 2019


Learning and growing is a part of life. The reasons this episode is titled " If you're not learning you're dead", stems from the richness life has to offer. In our personal lives and our careers, we all have the …

Episode 81 - One way to prep for an interview

January 24th, 2019


I understand how you can feel excited & terrified of your next job interview all at the same time. Ample preparation certainly helps makes the process easier. If you want to learn how to dominate your next job …

Episode 80 - No callbacks on your job applications?

January 23rd, 2019


Awesome folks I understand the frustration that comes with putting out sincere effort but not seeing the desired outcome...callbacks for job …

Episode 79 - Do you take your Career seriously?

January 22nd, 2019


This episode talks about two things you can do to communicate you serious commitment to your current employer or your position in your given industry. If you need help to get yourself established in your career or DREAM …

Episode 78 - 3 Job Search Don'ts

January 18th, 2019


When looking for new career opportunities, sometimes you can get caught up in the hype and not focus on things that don't need to be done. In this …

Episode 77 - What are your weaknesses?

January 16th, 2019


There are times job interviews that candidates have the mindset of just answering questions instead thinking or preparing their responses. Understanding the purpose of specific questions is half the battle but knowing …

Episode 76 - Bored with your job?

January 14th, 2019


Are you bored when you go to work and need more excitement or movement in your next career but don't know where to start? Check out my FREE resource at If you're looking for more one-on-one …

Episode 75 - You are enough

January 11th, 2019


No matter what others may say about you...know that you are enough. I shared a personal story of a negative experience with a previous employer that attempted to tear me down but I got back up swinging and became a …

Episode 74 - Professional Careers-No College Degree Required

January 10th, 2019


Far too many high school & college students get caught up in traditional approach to their careers & economic life, without exploring other …

Episode 73 - 2 Careers for "handy" person

January 8th, 2019


As a career coach, I want everyone to enjoy and achieve success in their careers. For the girl or guy who likes to work with their hands, these two career paths maybe a great fit for you. If you still need carve your …

Episode 72 - Hate your job? Ready for a change?

January 8th, 2019


If you're ready for a change in your job or career path but don't know where to start, check out my FREE Resource here at Want to get a comprehensive career plan in place to take massive …

Episode 71 - 3 Career Transition Actions to simplify the process

January 3rd, 2019


We all go through transition in our lives and our career is no different. The transition may become necessary due to industry or market conditions or you simply deciding to get your DREAM Career started. If you're …

Episode 70 - Resume Must Haves - Summary of Qualifications

January 2nd, 2019


Happy New Year to all my listeners! Hope you enjoyed your holidays. Let's get started on the right way in 2019 with your #careertools. Your #resume …

Episode 69 - No Limits on Your Career in 2019

December 30th, 2018


Get your dream career started on a productive path by going to To connect with me directly with any career related questions, go here at

Episode 68 - Is your Cover Letter working for you?

December 27th, 2018


Some people think because it's 2018 & technologically advances are in place that you no longer need cover letters or resumes to apply for …

Episode 67 - Don't do these two things in an interview

December 26th, 2018


When going for your next job or career interview, please avoid doing these things, if you want give & maintain a positive & professional …

Episode 66 - If you want it.. GO GET IT!

December 24th, 2018


Stop waiting for someone's approval or permission to live & enjoy your DREAM Career....Get started on it NOW! To get started on your your own career path, grab my FREE resource at If …

Episode 65 - Does your Resume still have an "Objective"?

December 20th, 2018


Long gone are the days where Objectives are needed on a Resume. It's an old school practice that lost its relevance.

If need your resume revised, so …

Episode 64 - Do You Want a Job or a Viable Career Path

December 19th, 2018


There's nothing wrong with having a job but if you have no concrete plan or direction, that's all it will ever be "a job".

If you're looking to define your career and economic situation with a comprehensive plan, go …

Episode 63 - Create Your Own Career Path

December 18th, 2018


Tired of working on a job you hate? Create your own career path by using my FREE DREAM Career Guide at

Start off your …

Episode 60 - You are Valuable

December 14th, 2018


To help you communicate your value to the marketplace, go my resource here at where I can help you concisely package your expertise.

Still don't have a concrete career plan …

Episode 62 - Use Your Time Wisely

December 14th, 2018


We all have the same 24 hours each day we are above ground living and breathing. Let's use the value time to enrich our lives with work towards or actually achieving your dreams & goals.

To make sure you have the …

Episode 59 - If you Fail to Plan...

December 14th, 2018


Do not get caught going through your adult life without a concrete economic & career plan. Avoid the mistakes & stumbles that I had to endure …

Episode 61 - Not Being Prepared Can Cost you the Job

December 13th, 2018


Want to make sure you are fully prepared for your next career interview? Check out my audio based resource here at

Episode 58 - You Owe it to Yourself

December 7th, 2018


When I say you owe it to yourself, I mean you have one life and you must live it to the fullest. Living your dream career will take work but if you …

Episode 57 - Salary Negotiations & How You Can Win

December 6th, 2018


As you navigate through your career journey, you'll find out there are more lessons to learn than you were told in school. Learning how to handle …

Episode 56: Looking for a Job is a Full-time Job

December 4th, 2018


The challenges you face when #lookingforajob can drive any sane person crazy even if you feel you're doing all the right things such as...applying online, applying in-person, going to industry specific networking events …

Episode 55 - Make the DREAM Career Your Reality

December 3rd, 2018


To get started on your DREAM Career, get it documented by using my Free DREAM Career Guide at

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Episode 54 -Show & Tell with Your Career Tools

November 29th, 2018


If you don't have any of your career tools completed and need to get them done, let's get started by you going to

Episode 53 - Things Change ... You Must Adapt

November 28th, 2018


In life, we have all experienced making plans and having uncontrollable changes push you to adapt..Your career is no different! Unpredictable things …

Episode 52 - Are you ready for a layoff?

November 27th, 2018


There are companies like General Motors experiencing tough economic times which drives them to layoff employees. If you're one of you have other skills, side hustles and qualifications to help you withstand …

Episode 51 - No Discount on Achieving Your DREAM Career

November 26th, 2018


You must create your own economic & career plan by using my FREE resource at

To connect with me on other general career questions, go here contact


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Episode 50 - Experimenting Delays...Stay Focused

November 20th, 2018


Life has a way of making us better in the form of obstacles and delays, so we can figure out way overcome them. Careers & your overall economic life is no different. If you're not sure where your next venture will …

Episode 49 - Be Grateful

November 19th, 2018


We must be thankful & grateful for the blessings we have in our lives. For those who have & businesses that support their economic needs...Be …

Episode 48 - Be Responsible for Your Own Economic Life

November 16th, 2018


To get started on your career & economic planning, go grab your FREE Dream Career Guide at

You can also work with me one-on-one to develop a comprehensive career & economic plan by …

Episode 47 - Waiting for approval on your dream career happen?

November 15th, 2018


Want to see people behave strange & start telling you what you can't do? Tell them your dream career & economic endeavors. It may be your experience with some people's insecurities wrapped up in great advice. To …

Episode 46 - Perspective is Key!

November 14th, 2018


The resources discussed in this episode can be found below.

One-on-one interview coaching can be found at

Help with getting your career plan off the ground? Check out my …

Episode 46 - The Choice is Yours

November 13th, 2018


To create a concrete career & economic plan for your life, let's work together to make it happen here at

Connect with me at


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Episode 45 - If you execute your career goals like a veteran

November 12th, 2018


Still trying to figure out your next career move? Check out my FREE resource here at

Need an updated resume and/or cover letter now? Go here at

Episode 44 - What makes you desirable in the marketplace?

November 9th, 2018


Are you able to solve problems? Do you know how to positively affect a business bottom line? Learn how to communicate these desirable professional …

Episode 43 - Internet Careers & What You Need to Succeed

November 8th, 2018


Internet & social media based careers are on the rise. The entry to these career paths are open & fruitful for those are eager to learn and …

Episode 42 - The Changing Scope of Education

November 7th, 2018


Your career determines the type of education required to be successful in your industry. We explore four educational paths such vocational trade …

Episode 41 - How can you complain if you don't participate?

November 6th, 2018


Start getting active in your career by using the FREE Dream Career Guide at

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Episode 40 - So, Tell me about yourself & other interview questions

November 5th, 2018


You may encounter these questions going through the interview process when looking for a are two resources you can use to help you prepare...

Self-directed resource at

Episode 39 - No Permission Needed to make your DREAMs come true

November 2nd, 2018


I'm here to help you with your DREAM Career...start with the FREE Dream Career Guide here at

Want to work with me directly to put your written career plan in place? Go here at

Episode 38 - Believe in Yourself

November 1st, 2018


Want to carve your DREAM Career with strategy and intention? Let's work together to make it happen for you at

Check out my FREE resource to get started on the career …

Episode 37 - Time is more valuable than money, use it wisely

October 31st, 2018


Want to use your time to carve your new or changing career path? Grab my FREE resource here at to help you get started.

Need to update or complete your resume for your new or transitioning …

Episode 36 - What is your value in the marketplace?

October 30th, 2018


To help get started with discovering your value...check my FREE resource at

Looking for a comprehensive career plan to increase your value? Go here at

Episode 35 - You are destined for greatness

October 29th, 2018


To discover your unique career should be...check out my FREE resource here at

Want to connect with me? Go to

Episode 34 - Inappropriate interview questions & how to handle them

October 26th, 2018


Looking for more in-depth one-on-one interview coaching? Work with me directly here at

Want to connect with me? Go here at


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Episode 33 - What are employers looking for on your resume?

October 25th, 2018


Want to make sure your resume is working to get you job interviews? Go here at to get your resume …

Episode 32 - When the student is ready...the teacher will appear

October 24th, 2018


Looking for career clarity? Check out my free resource here at

Don't have any of your career tools done & need some …

Episode 31 - Nervous about your next interview?

October 23rd, 2018


Resources discussed are as follows:
Looking to reduce your nervousness & prepare for your next interview? Check out my helpful resource at

Episode 30 - Let's get started on your career

October 22nd, 2018


Need help planning your career dreams & goals? Check out my FREE resource at

Don't have a resume but need one completed now? I can help you at

To …

Episode 29 - How technology affects your job search

October 18th, 2018


Need to have your #careertools such as your #resume or #coverletter reviewed? Check out my resource here at

Episode 27 - Take charge of your economic life

October 16th, 2018


Resources discussed:
DREAM Career Guide you grab at

Want a comprehensive career plan? Check out my resource here at

You can connect with me at

Episode 26 - Give those employers a taste

October 15th, 2018


Resources discussed:
Want to make your career tools are working for you? Check out my resource here at

Episode 25 - Obstacles Come...Keep moving

October 11th, 2018


Resources discussed:
DREAM Career Guide can be found at

Have general career questions? Contact me here at contact


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Episode 24 - What do you like to do?

October 10th, 2018


Resources discussed in this episode are as follows:

To start helping you figure out the hobbies that could be your next career, check out this FREE …

Episode 23 - Trust the Process

October 8th, 2018


I understand the job search process can be tedious but trust the process. If you're looking for more concrete ways to find job and career opportunities, you can connect with me here at

Episode 22 - What is your unique imprint?

October 5th, 2018


Looking to develop your unique imprint in the professional world? Check out my FREE resource at

Want to connect with me? You can do so at


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Episode 20 - Keep going! You are this close...

October 1st, 2018


Need to get ready for your next interview? Check out this resource here at

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Episode 19 - Discomfort births change

September 30th, 2018


Looking to ease the pain of being in the wrong career? Check out my FREE resource here at

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Episode 17 - Job search techniques that work - Part 1

September 24th, 2018


In Part 1 of the Job search technique series, I'm discussing the importance of networking with people you already know, groups and organizations you are a contributing leader or participant.

Still trying to figure out …

Episode 15 - Problem solver or the creator of problems

September 14th, 2018


Hey beautiful folks! In this episode, I address the mindset & focus on either solving problems or creating problems...where do you want to be?

If …

Episode 14: Alternatives to Formal Education

September 13th, 2018


In this episode I'm talking about career opportunities that require more apprenticeships, certifications, and/or licenses versus formal college …

Episode 13 - Make it happen today

September 11th, 2018


This episode is influenced by the the passing of one of my beloved deaconess at my church. It comes as a shock to us, but it also reminds us to value life itself.

If you're looking for ways to make your DREAM Career a …

Episode 12 - Networking, it's not just for business owners

September 10th, 2018


Networking done right can open tremendous opportunity for business & career focused individuals alike. It can lead to fruitful business …

Episode 11 - When your mindset changes...your company changes

September 7th, 2018


This episode talks about when your decide to change our mindset to make your DREAMs a reality, your circle has to change.

To get you DREAM Career Plan started, grab a FREE copy of my DREAM Career Guide at

Episode 10 - If they can do it..Why can't you?

September 6th, 2018


For general career oriented questions, contact me here

Want to get the DREAM Career started, download the FREE Resource here at


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Episode 9: Let No one deter you from your Dreams &Visions

September 5th, 2018


To help you cultivate your DREAM Career, take advantage of my FREE Resource at

Have general career-oriented questions or …

Episode 8 - Questions you ask when get the "job offer" call

August 28th, 2018


This episode talks about some possible questions when you receive the #joboffer call...Exciting right?

If you want the key assistance to help you …

Episode 7 - To be great, YOU need a mentor

August 24th, 2018


In any stage of your career, you need a mentor. If you want to elevate your career from good to great then great to need a mentor. To get started with the career that you love, check out my FREE Resource at

Episode 4: Interview Question Why should I hire you?

August 21st, 2018


In this episode I'm talking about interview questions you must prepare to respond positively in my video series at

If you're looking for a complete list of interview questions & other …

Episode 6 - Want to change your career?

August 20th, 2018


To get started, figure out what your DREAM Career is by scheduling a Career strategy session here:

Episode 5 - 5 Steps to transition from Student to Career Professional

August 18th, 2018


I understand the transition can be scary but you don't have to go through it alone. To help you transition and figure out what you want to do in your professional life, grab my FREE resource, the MentorShelly's DREAM …

Episode 3 Why Letters of Recommendation helps to BOOST your reputation

August 17th, 2018


Letters of Recommendation will helps to distinguish you from other candidates who don't bother to use them in their career venture. If you're looking …

Episode 2 - Two Interview Questions You Should Always Ask

August 13th, 2018


These are two of the sample interview questions along with diverse ways to prepare for your next job interview in my audio-based course offered at

For general career …

MentorShelly Intro

August 10th, 2018


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