Articles by Nora Philbin

Tips To Be A Successful New Manager

There are some who seek out power and responsibility, and some who have responsibility and power thrust upon them. Regardless of where on the spectrum you fall, as a new manager, there’s a lot to learn, new habits to build, ...

Job Profile: Real Estate Broker

As I talk to more and more of our clients right before they start their career coaching journey, they tell me how hard it is to change jobs or industries because they don’t know what else is out there. They know ...

Handling Conflict At Work

“Happy Work” is in our name, and we’ll still be some of the first people to tell you that your career doesn’t always come up roses. Work isn’t happy every day, and that’s OK! Sometimes it’s smelly, rotten, exhausting, boring, ...

Dealing With Defensiveness At Work

We’ve written a lot about feedback and how to be prepared that most of the time the person hearing the feedback — either inwardly or outwardly — will be defensive, maybe even very defensive. And that defensiveness can really affect ...