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Marty Nemko Ph.D.
These are some limitations of "Do what you love" and of networking when it comes to securing a rewarding career.
Rules are sometimes wisely viewed as rules of thumb.
A crisp, structured approach.
Ideas for emphasizing your unique identity in your professional and personal life.
A Personal Perspective: This can help you get what you want.
Ways to find meaning at work amid the frenzied spinning.
A personal reflection on different types of kisses.
How to live, how to die.
Addressing feelings of being underpaid is not one-size-fits-all. These questions can help you determine the best course for you.
Staying alert to the power-point, brownie-point, and gaslighting ploys is important for maintaining fair agency in a romantic relationship.
What to consider before hanging it up.
Advice for clients and counselors.
Advice for counselors and clients.
Why people should want to be a "goodass" instead of a badass.
How forays can enrich your life.
Reflect on what you like about your space—and what you might like to change.
Seeking an ideal career but aren't sure how to narrow down your interests? Here's how to take command of a niche and thus avoid imposter syndrome.
Tips for acquiring this under-considered attribute.
Tackling one of the deadlier of the Seven Deadly Sins.
Birthdays can be a time for reflection, especially as we get older. This advice can help contextualize our aging experiences.
Do them while you can.
A 14-question self-assessment.
How to make the most of what you’ve come up with.
Does your child "hate school" or procrastinate filling out college applications? Here are sample dialogues that may help.
Conversations about death are among the most difficult for a parent to navigate. These sample scripts may help.
A responsible life is defined not by the pursuit of happiness.
How to make the most of your agency.
First impressions are usually right . . .but not always.
Bringing more peak moments into your life.
Dealing with people not reciprocating your kindnesses.
Marty Nemko, Ph.D., is a career and personal coach based in Oakland, California, and the author of 10 books.
Not-obvious practicalities, concisely and clearly presented.