NAIL IT! A Strategic Roadmap to Career Advancement helps professionals map out a meaningful career path.
Filled with stories and exercises, this short, actionable book guides you through:
- Reframing the negatives into signposts of what you want and need at work
- Identifying overused strengths that may hold you back
- Aligning your values with your career, in everything from how you work and communicate to what you do
“Nail It! is a fabulous tool for coaches and their clients to cre- atively address one of the most common issues that come up in coaching — usually framed as “How do I get out of here?” I can’t wait to share Nail It! with young leaders and seasoned professionals who want more from their career. Thank you, Karen, for making this mysterious process enjoyable and immensely practical.”
– Carollyne Conlinn, Executive Coaching Program, Royal Roads University
“Karen Kelloway has NAIL’ed IT! Her personal anecdotes and intimate conversational tone speak directly to readers, welcoming them to a world where personal and professional advancement is a highly achievable goal. That, combined with her insightful questions, illustrative examples and user-friendly format, make this book a practical, interactive guide to career transformation. An essential read for upwardly-mobile professionals.”
– Dawn Chafe, Editor, Atlantic Business Magazine
“Karen Kelloway has written a powerful book that would make the perfect gift for the career floundering person in your life. She writes with authenticity as she warmly shares her life lessons coupled with clear and practical strategies for uncovering your ideal workplace and career.”
– Jamie Sussel Turner, author, Less Stress Business: A Guide for Hiring, Coaching and Leading Great Employees
About the Author, Karen Kelloway
Karen Kelloway’s approach to career success and enjoyment was born out of a desire to do things better. Before transitioning into executive coaching, Karen was a communications and public relations manager. She worked across Canada, from a ski resort to magazine editorial rooms, governments, PR agencies, even a chemical plant. Her desire to better engage and motivate employees evolved out of these experiences. As an executive coach, Karen has spent more than two decades guiding people through career transitions. She is driven to inspire people to match their passions, values and challenges to their chosen profession. She loves seeing people succeed.
Karen answers the question, “Can I do it well and enjoy the process?” with a resounding yes. Through coaching and writing she successfully brings together her observations, stories and advice to prepare the reader to step forward and Nail It. If you are seeking more meaning and enjoyment in your working life, this book is for you.
NAIL IT : Six Steps to Transform Your Career is also a trademarked coaching program for aspiring professionals. The program has become a successful tool for career pathing, succession planning and role development.
Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Karen is a Certified Executive Coach through Royal Roads University, and holds a Bachelor of Public Relations through Mount Saint Vincent University. Karen is the winner of the Progress Women of Excellence award for Communications. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with her husband, Stephen, and two children. A portion of her book sales goes to breakfast programs, helping to keep kids well-nourished and ready to learn.