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5 Ways to Build Marketable Skills When You’re in a ‘Dead-End’ Job

May 23, 2022

In this Fast Company article, Terri Jacke advises readers to build their own “personal development academies,” where they seek out opportunities to build the skills they need to advance or…

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Coaching Character in the Workplace

May 23, 2022

The ability to coach others to reach for and achieve greater performance levels is a rare gift possessed by outstanding coaches, men and women with familiar names like Vince Lombardi…


The Gifts of Ego and Fear

March 7, 2022

You probably know this already, but our egos can get in the way of our success. Our ability to manage our egos can determine how effectively we perform our roles,…

Is this a Lousy Job or is it Me?

Is This a Lousy Job or Is It Me? Wisconsin Author Review

February 20, 2022

In Is This a Lousy Job or Is It Me?, executive coach Terri Jacke explores how every success and every struggle at work can be used to develop your character,…


Reactive Versus Proactive Job Changes

February 7, 2022

There is a significant difference between running away from something and running toward something.  Sometimes people leave jobs just to get away from someone or something they find unpleasant, unsuitable,…


What You Can Learn from a Lousy Job and When to Leave

March 24, 2021

Nearly every working adult can tell you about a lousy job they have held at some point in their careers. Their stories include a wide range of incompetent leaders, difficult…

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Turning Your Job into Your Personal Development Academy

February 19, 2021

“What can you do to make this job into a personal development opportunity?” I asked. Before she could respond, I went on to explain that Kathy could convert the sources…

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Is This a Lousy Job or Is It Me? | One of 30 Inspiring Books Worth adding to your Reading List

November 3, 2020

Looking for a new book to read? Terri Jacke’s Is This a Lousy Job or Is It Me? has been added to a list of 30 Inspiring Books Worth reading,…

Is this a Lousy Job or is it Me?

Character: The Secret to Impactful Leadership

October 15, 2020

You are in a visible position at the top of your organization. Your leadership is critical to the success of the company, but you’ve faced an uncomfortable reality: You’re incapable…


A Secret Path To Success |

October 13, 2020

When I was in my twenties, I endured an especially cruel boss while working at a law firm near Atlanta. I also experienced harassment from a female co-worker who was…