Posted by on August 22, 2017 at 10:34 am in Uncategorized

Yesterday, August 21, 2017, was the solar eclipse, i.e. just another day of not much work getting done in offices across these fruited plains as people not-so-silently yearned for their cubicle mates…or their bosses…or wished their office spouse was their real-life wife.  Listen: I ain’t judging. (I myself spend a great deal of my day thinking..

Posted by on July 10, 2017 at 1:51 pm in Uncategorized

I had a lot of fun, earlier this month, appearing on NY1, to share some hints as to how to turn that summer bbq into a networking BYOBC (Bring Your Own Business Card) bbq! If you’re thinking, “Carlota, you’re so wise!,” yes, very true. Wise and modest. Here’s the link: http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2017/07/1/success-strategist-carlota-zimmerman-marketing-tips-4th-of-july-weekend.html If it helps, and your..

Posted by on July 3, 2017 at 2:23 pm in Uncategorized

The Fourth of July weekend seems an opportune time to share this Glassdoor blog article about handling yourself at the office in bad times, since, historically, July 4th is all about declaring independence.  Only you can determine what you need to be independent of, but I’d argue that freedom from our gaudy fears, doubts and all the  other..

Posted by on June 5, 2017 at 7:50 am in Uncategorized

Before I’m a coach, I’m a woman who had to get her own mind right to launch and maintain a successful coaching practice.  As a woman, as a human, I had to evolve how I thought about myself, so that I could get potential clients to see me as a source for wisdom and help. I..

Posted by on May 26, 2017 at 10:11 am in Uncategorized

Ahh, the irony of being a coach and an entrepreneur: you get a request to be on a Wall Street Journal podcast, about how big business is drastically scaling back telecommuting, wanting workers to be more visible and so-called committed to the team…and suddenly, there you are, doing the interview in your bedroom, hiding out..

Posted by on May 5, 2017 at 12:45 pm in Uncategorized

There’s profound irony in that this piece, advice for college graduates seeking their first job, was written by a young woman who is all of 21….and it was one of the most enjoyable interviews I’ve done in a long time! I don’t know about you, but when I was 21, no major news publications were..

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