April 13, 2017

Many people think about leaving their jobs, but think it’s not the right time or they want to get a little more experience under their belt. There are serious consequences to leaving a full-time job. There are also consequences to staying too long. How do you decide if...

March 30, 2017

When making a professional change, people are inclined to be “flexible” and “cast a wide net.” They don’t want to limit their options or miss out on an opportunity. While it may seem counter intuitive, this approach can actually limit your opportunities.

This is especia...

March 16, 2017

For people who transition from one secure job to another, the shift can be relatively painless and seamless. For those leaving a secure job to start something on their own, the transition can take longer with growth spurts accompanied by growing pains.

Watching those wh...

March 10, 2017

After I left for college, my parents sold the house my sisters and I grew up in and bought a new home that offered more peace and quiet. It came with a huge yard surrounded by big tall oak trees. This meant one of the yard chores was picking up all the fallen acorns be...

March 7, 2017

We all spend most of our time in our comfort zones. It’s so comfortable we don’t even know we are in it sometimes. Until we notice something missing. We want something bigger, better, and more awesome.

You can search your comfort zone from top to bottom. You can send ou...

February 16, 2017

People come up with goals for themselves all the time. Either they aren’t in line with their values and they lose motivation, they get to the goal and don’t see the results they want.

Goals can be a means to an end. Not the actual end. To illustrate this:

Let’s say that...

January 18, 2017

Education, research, and self-development are important, but they are a means to an end, not the end. People often get sucked into this merry-go-round because it constantly reminds us that we don’t know everything. But the fact is, we CAN’T know everything. And further...

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JANET FOREST  

MOTIVATIONAL COACHING

(508) 409-1535

Nantucket, MA

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