Dear Client/Colleague,

For more than 15 years, the Career Strategists team has had the opportunity to support entrepreneurs in creating sustainable businesses that support them inside and out.  What are the secrets for working less and experiencing more and how do you become the master of—not the slave to—your business?

Below are a few insights Career Strategists founder/president, Renee Trudeau, recently shared with Entrepreneur magazine, the New York Times and at her sell-out session at the Austin RISE conference on how to do just this:

  1. Know your purpose: why are you in business?  Why do you do what you do? Create/post a purpose statement. 
  2. Take time to cultivate depth/mastery:  build on your brilliance, where do you stand out? Are you leveraging these strengths? This will guide your service/product offerings and reflect and strengthen your unique brand.
  3. Harness the Power of Focus: what three things should you spend 80% of your energy/time on?  Do you spend your day on high-impact, revenue producing work (or just plow through to-do lists)?
  4. Do it different: question your business model, how you’ve set up your team structure and how you spend your day!Be agile and adaptable. Don’t marry yourself to your business or revenue model—evaluate every quarter.
  5. Slow down and pause (often): take a one day retreat every quarter to ask 1) what are my top 3 priorities this quarter and 3) what feeds/drains me in my business? Re-align, then course correct, as needed.
Interested in learning the other five Empowered Entrepreneur strategies and how to put them into practice? Check out our upcoming The Empowered Entrepreneur Workshop on June 11th from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Edward’s University led by Renee (details below). Open to men and women at all life stages. 

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear".  ~Ambrose Redmoon


Please let us know how we can support you in your career, life or business through one-on-one or group coaching, workshops, retreats or customized presentations.

Warmly--- The Career Strategist Team:   Renee, Sarina and Angela
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IS YOUR JOB A FIT? TAKE THE MYERS BRIGGS AND FIND OUT
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Would you like some insight into how others perceive you, what type of work environment and boss are a fit for you, how to improve your EQ (emotional intelligence) and ways to enhance your relationships? The Myers Briggs Type Indicator is the most widely used tool of its type in the world. Email info@careerstrategists.net to set up your personal appointment with Renee today. More details here.

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*NEW* DIY CAREER CHANGE AND JOB SEARCH TOOLKITS!
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Ready to make a change but need a “jump start” to help you get started? On a tight budget or unable to allocate the resources for one-on-one coaching? Purchase a DIY Career Change Toolkit or a DIY Job Search Workshop today—only $99! Learn more.

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HAVE A HECTIC SCHEDULE? CONSIDER PHONE OR EMAIL COACHING
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Need quick help preparing for your next annual performance review, an interview, resources for starting a new business, assistance jump starting your job search or creating more balance in your life? Consider setting up a phone or email coaching session. Convenient, personalized and affordable. Clients say phone/email coaching is highly effective and a great way to get laser-feedback on very specific career, small business or work/life balance issues.

Email info@careerstrategists.net to learn more. Or, call our office at 512-459-6700 to schedule an appointment with Renee, Sarina or Angela.

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UPCOMING CAREER & LIFE BALANCE EVENTS
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May 18 7:30-8:30 p.m., CST. FREELive Inside Out class via telephone with Renee Trudeau. Theme: Reclaiming Adventure in Your Life. Join author/life coach Renee Trudeau and women from around the world in a "virtual living room" as we explore how to live life from the inside-out. Register a nd receive details here.

June 11 9:00-Noon The Empowered Entrepreneur, Austin , TX . Are you an entrepreneur who desires to work less, make more and be the master –not the slave-to your business? Join us for the popular, highly interactive small group coaching experience. Cost: $175 (bring a friend and you each get $25 off). Register and learn more.

June 17 7:00-8:00 p.m., CST. FREE Live Inside Out class via telephone with Renee Trudeau. Theme: Staying Connected To Your Partner. Join author/life coach Renee Trudeau and women from around the world in a "virtual living room" as we explore how to live life from the inside-out. Register and receive details here.

August 13-15 Reflect, Reclaim, Re-Balance: (with Renee Trudeau). Kripalu Retreat Center - Lennox, MA (The Berkshires). Click here for details and to register.



August 27 9:30-Noon
The Career Strategy Workshop: Find a Fit, Create a Plan, Love Your Work
A small, dynamic group-coaching workshop focused on helping you strategically map out your next steps and find work that is a “fit” for you. You will also receive support via Renee’s online Career Center and a subscription to the Career Strategist’s job leads service. **BONUS** receive a free DIY Job Search Toolkit (a $99 value). Class size is limited. CLICK HERE to register online. Contact info@careerstrategists.net for more information

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