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The mission of the Marti Fischer Group is to help organizations and individuals ‘Achieve their Next’.

Leverage What You Know

(2-minute read) These are the first days of our new reality. Over the last 12 weeks, many organizations have had to re-envision how they operate. Vodka companies’ retooled factories and are making hand sanitizer. Clothing companies are keeping staff employed and staying afloat by reimagining leftover fabric into masks for healthcare workers and consumers. Virtual [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:46:33+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Leverage What You Know

Reinvent Your Career While WFH

(4-minutes to read, lots you can do) To discuss the future of your career, I want to tell you a bit about mine. During my working life, I've reinvented myself three times. Now I help others redefine their careers. What I've learned over two decades is that successful reinvention follows a process. This blog is [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:46:59+00:00May 5th, 2020|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Reinvent Your Career While WFH

If I Only Had The Time….

(2-minutes to read, lots you can do) Although working from home limits your in-person interactions, it doesn't mean that your presentation skills should suffer. Looking ahead, once this nightmare ends, the importance of presenting your case, explaining complex concepts, listening, and persuading others will be more critical than ever when it comes to career advancement. [...]

By |2020-06-15T14:10:40+00:00April 7th, 2020|Presentation Skills-Public Speaking, Recent Posts|Comments Off on If I Only Had The Time….

How We Decide What We Do

(2-minute read) With the notable exception of the Coronavirus outbreak, of stories leading the news I’ve been following the college admission scandal with an equal amount of fascination and disgust.  For me it’s been like “rubber-necking”; you can’t help but look. As each layer of the deception surfaces, I can’t help but wonder how the [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:57:15+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Guiding Principles, Recent Posts|Comments Off on How We Decide What We Do

Self-Doubt is Calling…

(2-minute read) At some point you’ll be asked to or want to do something you’ve never done before. The territory may be unfamiliar. The outcomes may be unknown. This new stuff can be exciting. It can also be scary. Most of us have been in this place. We want to move ahead but feel unsure [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:53:50+00:00February 5th, 2020|Decision Making, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Self-Doubt is Calling…

Happier Connections at Work

(3-minute read) A lot of what I do involves helping people find new work. For my clients, it’s a highly defined process of discovery, learning, and quite simply, hard work. It’s a managed pause for people to identify what they want, what they need and then, strategically working toward obtaining it. But what if you’re [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:47:15+00:00January 7th, 2020|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Happier Connections at Work

Thinking About a 2020 Career Change?

My article in this month's Costco Connection Magazine will help you get organized and jumpstart your career transition. Everyone deserves to love their work. Please share widely. If someone has passed this along and you'd like to receive my monthly blog, sign up here!

By |2020-06-15T13:47:28+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Thinking About a 2020 Career Change?

Promotable Presence

(2-minute read, plus questions) Manager: “I know you’re hoping for a promotion, but it’s not going to happen this year.” Employee: “I’m disappointed, especially since I’m delivering on my projects. Going forward, it would help me to understand your thinking.” Manager: “Well, it’s nothing specific, but the feeling we have is that ‘you’re just not ready'."   Have [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:47:40+00:00December 5th, 2019|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Promotable Presence

Mastering the Art Of Negotiating With Yourself

(3-minute read) With the end of the year approaching, it’s natural to look back and consider how you did against the goals you set for yourself back in January. At the same time, your organization or company is in the process of setting budgets for the coming year. So while you’re looking back, your organization [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:54:05+00:00November 5th, 2019|Decision Making, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Mastering the Art Of Negotiating With Yourself

You’ve Been Laid Off, What’s Next?

(3-minute read) Unless you work for yourself, the odds are good that, at some point, you’ll be laid off. It may happen during your first job or years into a career. Over the past few weeks I’ve spoken with three people-with little in common. One is in their first post-college job. A second is a [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:47:55+00:00October 1st, 2019|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on You’ve Been Laid Off, What’s Next?
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