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.




How do I Strengthen What i Value, Enjoy, and Love? The SWiVEL 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

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? This tool will help you see and assess your current life portfolio, evaluate your allocations of time and guide your design of a new more desirable portfolio.

Life Portfolio

Passion Diagnostic

The Passion Diagnostic aims to narrow your choices among things competing to be a “passion” based on your preferences. Choice can be the enemy of commitment! Choosing career paths, career changes, investment options, retirement plans, and even college majors require focus and specificity. This tool is to get you out of analysis and into action!

Ass Kickers


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