Burnout: When is it time for a change? The emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion that burnout brings heightens the thought of ‘is it time for me to go’? Burnout is common and it can feel unavoidable. Consider this last year and a half alone—Covid has disrupted the life of so ...

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Preparing for a CEO portfolio interview with a private equity firmDarwin, a CEO, is currently working with a medium-size private company and is preparing for a CEO opportunity with a small technology-focused private equity firm focusing exclusively on a specific geography in the southeast United States. See how we’re preparing ...

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Conduct your own due diligence when you’re targeting companies as part of your job or board search strategy. Job offer due diligence & salary negotiations Base pay is the single biggest concern when negotiating a job offer; however, there are dozens more important components of a good job offer. Base ...

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What is a good CEO exit strategy? Enjoy a graceful departure from your employer, business or board with your reputation intact As CEO, protecting your reputation upon your exit from your company, board, or philanthropic organization is your first priority as you plan your departure. Your personal brand will follow ...

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The 90-day job search campaignPart of our Career Navigator Program, the digital media profile (see blue circle below in the model) is designed to engage decision-makers and influencers on your targeted company list (whether you’re looking for an employer or an investor).Engagement must happen virtually, meaning you won’t meet your ...

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Business cases that close deals, get promotions, and lift companies out of debt When you’re pitching to the board or an investor, there is nothing more powerful than a case study to tell a story about what’s possible for the business. Your resume and other marketing collateral will be socialized ...

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NETWORK 7 & THE SCIENCE OF CONNECTION Networking for the introverted, extroverted and the rest of us who are just plain scared! The N-7 is designed to produce a number of outcomes. One of which includes a Career Advisory Board to help the client open doors to their ideal company ...

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Your unique value proposition (UVP) is your unique promise of value to be delivered and acknowledged and a belief from the employer that the value will be experienced.A unique value proposition can apply to an entire organization, or parts thereof, or customer accounts, or products or services.A unique value proposition ...

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This article is written for executives, politicians, and business leaders who need to tell their story to plan for a career transition and who are:Time poorLeaving public officeSelling their businessNeed an exit strategyHigh-performers who want to raise their visibility in the marketInventors and founders who want to tell their story ...

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Executive career coaching is an intimate experience between client and coach. It requires a deep understanding of the person, their experiences, and which circumstances best suit their personality. Top-earning executives understand the value of working with an executive career coach to uncover their brand, clarify their target, and create a ...

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