Marcy Travis's Blog (173)

What is Success? | Part 1 of the Chicken Poop Chronicles

What is success, anyway?

There are so many ways to define success. Your definition of successful living could include having money, position, power, faith, health, time flexibility, a healthy …


Added by Marcy Travis on August 6, 2017 at 11:01am — No Comments

Find Time for a Career Change Even When You're Busy

Is your schedule chaotic? Mine has been. Most of us live an extremely busy life. It’s easy for our schedule to get so tied up with job & life responsibilities we lose our sense of control. But what if it’s time to make a career change despite job chaos you’re in?…


Added by Marcy Travis on July 30, 2017 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Unusual Jobs That Fit Your Personality, Plus Pay Well

It might seem like an irrelevant activity to spend time exploring unusual jobs. Surprisingly, it can be very helpful. I’ve actually found exploring unusual jobs that pay well helps to expand the mind’s creativity about what is possible and what one might enjoy.

When we allow ourselves…


Added by Marcy Travis on July 23, 2017 at 7:27am — 1 Comment

Your Career Coach is Calling! It's Time to Focus on Your Dreams & Goals

Imagine having someone dedicated to your goals and dreams, someone to help you sort out and clarify your vision about what you want your life to look like… and then someone to help you get there! That is a coach!

Can you envision yourself in a life you love?…


Added by Marcy Travis on July 9, 2017 at 7:43am — No Comments

Your Best Career Choices Start With These Two Things

There are lots of career paths and job choices out there. Which one is right for you? It can be difficult to know where to start! I’ve found the best career choices start with two…


Added by Marcy Travis on July 2, 2017 at 8:03am — 1 Comment

20 No-Fuss Ways to Find a Company You'll Love Working For

People all over the country are contacting potential employers and finding jobs. Job seekers are finding better employment quicker than ever. You have lots of choices! If you want out of a …


Added by Marcy Travis on June 25, 2017 at 7:32am — 1 Comment

Work-Life Balance | Does it Even Exist?

What does work-life balance look like in your life? Perhaps you’re thinking, “it’s non-existent!” No worries- life can be messy, but you can always step back and redefine it.

Right now is better than ever to be working toward a healthy work-life balance…


Added by Marcy Travis on June 19, 2017 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

How to Find a Job | 10 Things I'd Do to Be Successful

Many job seekers are feeling completely and utterly lost about how to find a job. They haven’t had to find a job in quite a while, and aren’t sure what works.

To exacerbate the problem, there are conflicting messages given about how to find a job from various experts. For a job…


Added by Marcy Travis on June 18, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Career Ideas You Might Enjoy if You're a Creative

If you’re a creative person, you may wonder how you can make money doing what you’re passionate about. Actually, you may have an advantage over the average job seeker because you are so on fire about your craft.

If you’ve run out of career ideas for using your creative…


Added by Marcy Travis on May 29, 2017 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Career Change Without the Meltdown

Just the thought of changing careers can be anxiety provoking. In fact, if you haven’t been looking for work in a long time, you may be having your own private meltdown.



Added by Marcy Travis on May 21, 2017 at 6:26am — No Comments

5 Ways to Earn Extra Money Coaching & Enjoy Doing It

Whether you pursue coaching as a side gig or full-time, coaching is one of the great ways to earn extra money while using your expertise to help others reach their goals. If you’ve ever been lucky enough to be coached like Brock in the short clip below from Facing the…


Added by Marcy Travis on May 14, 2017 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

You're Not Planning to Fail... Are you?

Many of us realize this old adage is true: ‘failing to plan is planning to fail’. So why, when faced with crucial life decisions, do we simply act impulsively… without a plan? There are definitely times when faced with monumental tasks, we work ourselves into a frenzy of activity…


Added by Marcy Travis on May 7, 2017 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Find Your Dream Job May 2017


Online, small group coaching to help you dream, explore, brainstorm and make a practical plan for 2017.…


Added by Marcy Travis on April 30, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments


Employers are finding it more and more convenient to conduct a video interview when they are choosing a candidate. It really is efficient for both the company and the candidate.

Many times employers conduct a phone or video interview to screen candidates initially. If the candidate…


Added by Marcy Travis on April 30, 2017 at 6:19am — 2 Comments

5 Ways the 100 Best Companies to Work for WOW their Employees

I’m always pretty excited every year when Fortune unveils the new 100 Best Companies to Work For list. The…


Added by Marcy Travis on April 23, 2017 at 7:26am — 1 Comment

Work Life Balance Tips from a Rookie

Gee, I really had fun writing and researching this post on work-life balance tips. See it was a real challenge for me because, like many of you, I’m not always so good at it. In fact, I can at times be pretty bad at it. The thought presented itself that perhaps…


Added by Marcy Travis on April 16, 2017 at 6:21am — 1 Comment

Remote Jobs You'll Want to Share with Friends... or not!

I really love bringing to your attention a variety of job options. Many of you seem to enjoy thinking outside of the box when it comes to income, work, and lifestyle; that’s right up my alley! Today I’m highlighting the opportunities available in working remote jobs. You may want to share this with your…


Added by Marcy Travis on April 9, 2017 at 11:12am — 3 Comments

Side Gig Ideas to Make Extra Money & Explore Careers

Working a SideGig can be a great way to make extra money and explore new careers. It is a way to transition to new work gradually. You try gigs out but don’t leave your current job till you’re ready.

A SideGig or Side Hustle is defined by the …


Added by Marcy Travis on April 2, 2017 at 6:34am — 3 Comments

How Will Recruiters Find You?

No LinkedIn Profile? YIKES!

I’m pretty surprised at the number of people who either do not have a LinkedIn profile or have neglected their LinkedIn profile. You might not have considered how a…

Added by Marcy Travis on March 28, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Resume Writing that Will Get You Noticed


Although the unemployment rate is hovering around 4% in 2017, I’m hearing a lot from job seekers who are frustrated. They are applying for more jobs than ever, but not getting interviews. Turns out, your resume writing,…


Added by Marcy Travis on March 19, 2017 at 7:19am — 2 Comments

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