Dana Mayer

Award-winning executive coach, business consultant, and author. Dana is certified in leadership, money, and business modalities including mediation, DiSC, and several Kendall Summerhawk programs. Clients include Facebook, DuPont, Novaris, Finastra, and others.

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Why You Shouldn’t Wear This Color to Work or on a First Date

Attraction can be mysterious. What makes us prefer one person to another? While you can’t reduce it to just one thing, you can avoid the known turn-offs for important first impressions like an interview. Wearing the color red can work against you. According to a new study by the Journal of Experimental Psychology men wearing red triggers …

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This is Why When It Comes to Landing Your Dream Job, Mother Knows Best

Photo by Victoria Borodinova from Pexels |  Remember the times when your mother corrected you about your manners, or told you to follow your heart, or reminded you to wait your turn to speak? It turns out her hard work will benefit you well-beyond childhood. When it comes to up-leveling and nailing an interview, your mother truly knew best. Mind …

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Magnify Your Natural Advantages: A Fast, Easy Way to Develop Unshakable Confidence

BY DANA MAYER STOP the negative self-talk. It’s easy to be hard on yourself. But I haven’t met one person who doesn’t have unique gifts and talents. It’s hard to fix weaknesses. It is easier to lean into your strengths. START by uncovering your natural strengths. If you want an unshakeable self-image and self-belief, start …

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6 Factors to Land Your Dream Job

6 Points You Must Cover to Land Your Dream Job STOP talking about what tasks you performed.START talking about impact. I say this in coaching sessions every day. Why? Because everyday candidates show me resumes that are position descriptions, not resumes: “managed volunteers; solicited bids; developed and monitored budgets…” And everyday hiring managers tell me they’re looking for …

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