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Good Reads for Your Career

The next time you visit the professional development section of your local bookstore, you might just feel a little overwhelmed. There are so many good reads out there it’s not only difficult to choose the most relevant tomes, but challenging to keep up with the latest and greatest jargon, assessments and innovative strategies. From TQM […]

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Career Happiness: Making Your Work Meaningful

A recent journal article in the APA’s Monitor on Psychology discussed the importance of making your work meaningful. Based on the research, psychologists discovered what makes work meaningful is much more than titles or money. Rather, the secret to career happiness lies in how one’s work contributes to the overall good of the organization and community. According […]

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Don’t Tread On Me

I recently finished a best-selling business book which I found insightful and peppered with thought-provoking inspiration. However, despite the riveting read, I couldn’t shake the tone of the “attention-grabbing” introduction. Within this section, the author, an “expert” in his field, continuously insulted those in the helping profession. “Who needs a therapist?” he queried and “What […]

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A Philadelphia Story

The comparison struck me. “What do you think?” I asked my client. “I love it.” Her enthusiastic reply was quickly followed with details reinforcing her evident flattery at being compared to Katherine Hepburn. “I love donning crisp wool trousers, a silk blouse and pearls and wielding my Monte Blanc pen. It’s who I am.” My […]

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