Writing Counts in Resumes

Photo Credit When it comes to resumes, I have one simple rule: if you can’t prove it, you can’t say it. That means statements like exceptional customer service, outstanding project management skills, and superior communication and leadership are O-U-T. Why? Because unless you won the Exceptional Customer Service Award, it’s just your opinion of…


Managing Millennials

The M Factor by Lynne Lancaster & David Stillman   Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Millennials are here to stay, and you’d better figure out how to handle them in the workplace. Some quick facts: Millennials currently make up roughly 1/3 of the workforce, and by 2025 they will represent 75% of global employees. They…

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Photo Credit Rob Nguyen The holidays are fast approaching, and for most job seekers this brings a host of anxieties. People mistakenly believe that employers stop hiring because everyone is on vacation, or because everything will be pushed to the new year. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Whether you celebrate the holidays or…


Welcome to the Members Area

Thank you for choosing to work with Catherine Maybrey Coaching Services. Coaching can be an intensive process, and it is truly important that you have the resources you need to help you move forward between appointments or group sessions. In this area, you will find guides, worksheets, videos and more to help you reach your…



Linchpin: Are You Indispensable by Seth Godin (2010) Arguably, the book is a few years old now, but Godin is just so persuasive and, dare I say it, timeless that I had to give him my first book recommendation. Forget what you’ve got pictured in your head about business books. Godin writes like people speak.…

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Time Management

Photo Credit – Adam Greig A few months ago my watch died. Not, in and of itself remarkable, but I happen to be allergic to leather straps and metal chains, so buying a new watch is a challenge. I started using my phone to keep track of time, and a funny thing happened along the way…

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The Gift of Failure

Photo Credit – Stuart Seeger Truth be told, I’m not a big sports fan. Sorry guys, I’d rather play (badly) than watch. But when I came across this quote by Michael Jordan, I just had to share it because embracing failure is something that we all need to learn to do better. I’ve missed more than…