In the News

OnTrack is recommended in the October 2004 Boston Magazine article entitled, “Work This Way” by Erin Byers. The article tells us “overtired, overworked employees are fighting back to piece together better lives. They prove it’s possible to love your job.” Boston Magazine identifies OnTrack Coaching and Consulting as one organization that can help people find jobs they love.

`Emotional intelligence’ a new hiring criterion
By Erica Noonan, Globe Staff (September 10, 2006)
In this job market, it’s not just who you know, or even what skills you’ve mastered. It’s how well you understand other people that will get you ahead. Read more…

Kids in homeless shelters celebrate happy birthdays
The Patriot Ledger (December 11-12, 2004)
Karen Yahara felt more than ridiculous when, while volunteering at a homeless shelter, a little boy staying there told her his birthday was the next day. Yahara enthusiastically asked what he was going to do.

“The words were out before I realized he wasn’t going to be doing anything,” said Yahara, who lives in Waltham. “He was at a homeless shelter and his family didn’t have money for cake or presents. Read more…

Move Ahead Together in Uncertain Times
Boston Women’s Business (Volume 4, Issue 10, July 2002)
In these uncertain times, preserving a family business and strengthening it for the next generation are crucial undertakings. Many once-thriving businesses are at serious risk of failing as the result of “funnel vision” or by being driven apart by seemingly irreconcilable conflicts.

The passion to keep a legacy going gives closely held businesses a great incentive to survive economic downturns. Yet, half or less of all family-owned businesses make it to the third generation. In fact, these businesses face unique challenges. Divorce of a key family business member, conflict between married principals or between generations, handing over leadership to a generation yet unprepared to take the reins or getting the current generation to let go can rock, even destroy, ongoing concerns. Read more…

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