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How to change careers, how to apply the law of attraction to your career, creating multiple streams of income, successful recareering, creating your life path, changing careers, when just another job is not enough, creating abundance, attitude of gratitude, volunteering, mentoring, how to use a vision board, dream board, wisdom or life collage to manifest your destiny

Experience in the area

Joyce Schwarz is an author and internationally known career strategist. She created AOL's WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE forum and her book "SUCCESSFUL RECAREERING" When Just Another Job Is Not Enough is a best seller. She has been interviewed by Wall Street Journal, NBC News, PBS TV, NPR radio, and more than 75 magazines and newspapers and hundreds of other radio stations. She is the author of the upcoming book "The Vision Board" Unlock the Secret to An Extraordinary Life, Harper Collins Publishing, Collins Design, fall, 2008,


Interactive Television Alliance, Women in Film, Pacific Rim Chamber of Commerce Board member, ABWA Boss of the Year,




BSJ -- undergraduate degree in Journalism, Ohio University, Masters Degree, USC School of Cinema and TV, MBA studies, University of San Francisco, APR (certified PRSA), MPW degree, CBC (certified business counselor)

Awards and Honors

ABWA Boss of the Year, AAAA awards and citations, ACPRA award, Time-Life Citation for direct response, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Entertainment, President's Council Business Woman of the Year, 2007, NEA Grant (co-recipient), California Arts Council grant (recipient) Colorado Women's Foundation (recipient).

Past/Present Clients

More than 10,000 workshop students in cities such as New York, SFO, San Diego and Los Angeles. Corporate clients range from Sheraton Hotels to AT&T and such major brands as Revlon and Philips Electronics. Seemore at

What do you like about this subject?

Joyce has worked with more than 5,000 people privately on coaching them on finding their life's purpose. She enjoys this work because it uses her background in the areas of advertising, marketing, career strategy and law of attraction practice.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Joyce Schwarz new book "THE VISION BOARD" Unlock the Secret to an Extraordinary Life will be published this fall by Harper Collins Publishing Collins Design and is up for pre-sale at and also previewing at

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Joyce's background includes more than 20 different jobs and at least 7 different careers ranging from: magazine editor, to advertising executive, to college administrator to new media advisor to start-up company consultant.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Joyce works with clients to go "beyond goals" she is a big believer in the value of what's called visioning to envision your future and in using Vision Boards to create a life path.

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Recent Answers from Joyce Schwarz

2013-08-28 Getting out of my rut:

I actually think this is a novel appraoch to life change Pete -- deciding where and how you want to live and then going aftet th lifestyle. Take a look at the search engines for jobs and looka t the Payson

2013-06-16 shift work:

Here is a link to a video on shiftwork changes. For more just look up shift work changes health" in the google search engine. It could be very helpful to you. And of course the best thing would be to get

2013-04-08 creating a job:

My title at is "purpose in life" expert -- so as such it is important to: to see a free chapter of my book called THE VISION Board -- you can also go www

2013-03-26 Is graduate school the right choice?:

The true question is not whether another graduate degree is right -- but where you are going and what is your vision. Are you looking at the whole scope of your life -- or just your job and school. Consider

2012-12-29 Finding my Purpose:

First of all I hope you are okay despite the big storms in Arkansas. I suggest you look at the current situation as just a JOB -- just a bridge to the future -- and begin to create the other parts of your


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