Category Archives: Creative Metaphor

The Power of Invisibility in Your Career

by Tiffany A. Dedeaux I was the kid who wanted so bad to be invisible. This was long before Harry Potter and well after the Invisible Man. I did know that I wouldn’t look people in the eye or would sit by … Continue reading

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Strength in Struggle

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux In the school where I’m now a Career Advisor there is a 20-minute rule which indicates that a person must work for 20 minutes on a problem in which they are stuck before asking for help.  … Continue reading

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Jobs: Your Growing Season

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux Grapes tell the story of a place from creation to where we are now, says 5th generation farmer and Lady Hill winemaker, Jerry Owen.  This point was noticeable to me when I had the chance to … Continue reading

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Your Career is Your Wine: Lessons from a Winemaker

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux Wine is not merely a beverage, but a way to enable conversation.  Like life, wine is about relationship and Jerry Owen, the owner of Lady Hill Winery, knows this.  Jerry is more than a winemaker; he’s … Continue reading

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By Chance or by Choice

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux Change in careers, for the most part, is by chance or by choice.  Chance is when others make decisions for you, like your job being terminated, transferred, or changed beyond the original scope of the role. … Continue reading

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What Will Your Focus Be for Next Year?

How will next year be? The year of the Goat (Ram or Sheep) is coming. What will it mean for you? In the story of the Great Race, the Goat, Monkey, and Rooster worked together to get across the river … Continue reading

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A Horse of a Year

“It’s the Year of the Horse didn’t you feel it?” It was a plodding along, a tearing…definitely not a smooth path for anyone. “Oh, yes I felt it,” I nodded to the woman I have serendipitously met on three occasions … Continue reading

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How to Get Unstuck

 By Tiffany A. Dedeaux How do you get unstuck?  Take a step. I have noticed my clients tend to feel less stuck once they’ve started working in a direction.  It doesn’t matter which direction, because finding out what doesn’t work is just … Continue reading

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You are Here — How to Know

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux How you can know your guiding image, animal, or symbol is an excellent question.  The answer, for me, is through time and intention.  To start, you need to know what or who your guide is.  Through my experience, … Continue reading

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The Pack of Priorities

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux Take a moment to sit down that load you’re carrying and unpack it.  Start by listing all the things you are trying to do, what you want to do, and /or what you’ve been doing. Next, divide … Continue reading

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