Archive | February, 2016

Planning and Winging It: An Awesome Combination

There’s nothing wrong with choosing kiwi and strawberries for your dessert. You don’t have to choose just one. You also don’t have to always rely on outlined steps. Winging it can be very “fruitful” if you combine it with an existing plan. Just one or the other may not be as fulfilling. Say you have […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Talking Just to Talk?

While I waited to meet a friend for lunch, I observed a woman who seemed quite uncomfortable within her large group. She fidgeted and frequently looked around. I could easily tell she was agitated, but the true tell was how much she talked—over everyone and during every pause. Yes, we all have times when we […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Musical Inspiration

When change is necessary, but we don’t know how, or what, to change, seek musical inspiration. What beats, tunes, rhythms, melodies and lyrics inspire you to make positive changes? It’s wise to listen to musical inspiration each day, even at work! According to a study cited in the Huffington Post, “Neuroscientists have discovered that listening […]

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Why You Need To Know Yourself and Your Competition

Know yourself and know who your competition is. If your competition is better than you, then you need to discover what they have that you lack. When it comes to finding your fit, you have to understand your brand and how it effectively provides a solution to organizations, departments and teams. Just having experience isn’t […]

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Do You Have the Title or the Talent?

You might answer “both.” That’s fantastic. But more often than not there are people who hide lack of talent behind their title. Know anyone like this? At first, it may not be their fault. Perhaps they were in the right place when the organization desperately needed to fill a leadership role. But then what? If […]

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