David Lee

David Lee is a career coach with Heart at Work Associates and a workplace relationship consultant. He is the author of the “Dealing with a Difficult Co-Worker: The Courageous Conversations at Work Series.”
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Making Service an Everyday Practice

Making Service an Everyday Practice

If you feel like you don’t have time to volunteer, that doesn’t mean you can’t engage in service. Engaging in service doesn’t have to mean volunteering at a soup kitchen, animal shelter, or for some other non-profit. Instead of seeing service solely as volunteering...

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Give the gift of truly seeing others

Give the gift of truly seeing others

A friend recently mentioned how she’d done a project with our mutual friend Amy Wood, an executive coach and author of Life Your Way. This woman said how much she enjoyed working with Amy and then paused, reflecting on their interaction. She noted how thoughtful it...

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Paradigm Windows

Paradigm Windows

Open mind, open heart, and opportunity At a recent recovery job fair in Biddeford, a young man walked up to the Paradigm Windows table and introduced himself to Lark Pitts, the company’s human resources and safety coordinator. He told her about his background and...

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The Holy Donut

The Holy Donut

When Jen Horton interviewed for a human resources position at The Holy Donut earlier this year, she met with CEO Jeff Buckwalter in its Scarborough store. While talking with him, she could hear laughter, joking and singing coming from behind the counter as employees...

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Learn To Love Your Wobble

Learn To Love Your Wobble

Go to where you could embarrass yourself, but without hurting yourself,” said Rebecca, the yoga instructor, as we moved into the yoga pose called Half Moon. She had just given us three different variations of the pose, from easiest to hardest, and left it up to us to...

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Making the Most of Get Well Job

Get Well Jobs can play an important role when you begin the recovery process and are in “starting life over” mode. A Get Well Job is any job that does not cause undue pressure and bring too many intellectual or emotional demands, compared to the profession you were in...

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Identify Your Super Powers

Identify Your Super Powers

One of the most common challenges I see job seekers and career changers struggle with is identifying their skills and abilities and figuring out how to translate them into a job or career that works for them. Often the more immediate concern is how to do this for an...

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