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Redefine Accountability

There are many who do not like the word “accountability.” It seems like you are being watched by a taskmaster who will unleash consequences if you are not bearing results. It’s funny to hear accountability described in negative terms, because I always believed it to be a good thing. But of course I respect others’ […]


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Document and Share Your Successes

One of the most common reasons why applicants don’t get called is that they submit a resume lacking results. Instead, they send in a resume that looks a lot like a job description with only vague references to your success. Applicants may claim a skill, but failing to back it up with relevant achievements on […]


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Find the Right Motivator

One of the biggest hurdles to any type of progress or change is lack of motivation. When you are tasked with a list of to-do’s that might seem less than desirable, daunting, overwhelming or difficult, the way you go about conquering them is the same way that you go about achieving the things that you […]


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Avoid Unhealthy Procrastination

We all procrastinate from time to time—the annual check up, hitting the gym, the trip to the accountant, remember studying for those exams? Yes, procrastination is part of our daily routine. And when we do we beat ourselves up about it. But all procrastination isn’t bad. Sometimes it’s just our inner wisdom cautioning us to […]


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Deal With It

I recently read an article with the same title: “Deal With It.” It shared the stories of countless individuals who, despite facing cancer, pain, mental and physical limitations and all the accompanying uphill battles, were persevering. They knew the importance of maintaining a positive outlook on life. I used to get really annoyed when I […]


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Avoid Informational Interviewing Faux Pas

Asking for time with someone to learn is what is known as informational interviewing. While it was probably something you did back in college when you were exploring career opportunities, it’s a practice that should never be abandoned. You’re never too old or too much of an expert (even if you’re the C.E.O.) to conduct […]


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