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Negotiate Your Dream Offer with These 6 Tips!

Thanks Robin Farmer for including me in your great Washington Post piece about tips for negotiating your dream job offer!


October 17, 2017 0

Risque Business

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…
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August 22, 2017 0

NY1: Fourth of July BBQ & Networking

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…
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July 10, 2017 0

Glassdoor: What to Do When Your Manager Hints That You Should Quit

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…
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July 3, 2017 0

Atlanta Black Star

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…
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June 5, 2017 0

That time I was interviewed on the Wall Street Journal MarketWatch podcast.

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…
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May 26, 2017 0