Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. ~ Lao Tzu​​

Tools & Resources

Change is the norm, it is always happening. Sometimes you are fully engaged in the development of your career sometimes you go into a trance. The point of this site and the tools and resources here is to help you take control of your career.



SWiVEL document

The SWiVEL doc was designed to be a mirror to you. To reflect the words you choose to represent your thoughts and self-concepts. This is not a test or some type of assessment. This is a personal tool to help you see and evaluate how you describe who you are.

Life Portfolio

Life Portfolio Design document

All of us must manage our time and priorities. Sometimes it feels like “they” are managing us. How do we invest more of our time in our passions, causes, and curiosities? A new career? Volunteer opportunities? How do we build a more fulfilling portfolio of time that begins to reflect who we want to be and where we want to go?! Like a financial portfolio that must be diverse, resilient, and generate a healthy return. These worksheets will introduce the basic tools on how to assess your current life portfolio, evaluate your allocations of time and guide your design of a new more desirable portfolio.

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