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Be A Team Player and Collaborate In a Virtual World

You can’t call yourself a ‘team player’ if you’re working remotely. Or can you? Yes you can if you take the right proactive steps to demonstrate your ability to stay in communication with team members, participate in meetings and be actively present even though you may be working remotely. Here are a few ways to […]

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Be Nice!

There are a lot of cynics out there who might think this is the worst piece of career advice that I’ve dished out yet. But why is that? How can they not see the long-lasting, overall positive impact that comes from being nice? It’s nice to be nice. It’s nice to receive something nice. It’s […]

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Leave Your Network Wanting More

It’s an unfortunate fact that we remember negative events more than positive ones. There is also evidence from psychological research suggesting the existence of a broader human tendency to see ourselves through rose-colored glasses. Most of us think that we are better than we actually are—not just physically, but in every way. Yikes. While there […]

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Understand How Employee Engagement and Performance Go Hand In Hand

Employee engagement isn’t all about fun and exciting promotions to get employees vested in the organization and its bottom line. It’s about understanding what motivates employees to feel vested in the organization and then helping to support that ongoing motivation. I don’t want to simplify the definition of employee engagement, nor am I claiming to […]

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Know What Professionalism Is and How It Can Impact Your Career Success

What is professionalism anyway? Talk about a subjective question. Just like resumes, high impact professionalism is viewed in many different ways. For the most part, it is defined as bringing your best to any situation, being respectful, timely and engaged and always treating others as you would like to be treated. Sounds a bit like […]

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Are You A “High-Potential?”

Future leaders of America, I’m talking to you! This is your chance to step up and be seen and yes, be tagged as a “high-potential.” This status doesn’t evolve by chance, but rather by your efforts, successes, reputation and value. The Corporate Leadership Council found that 75% of companies in the U.S. see “the development […]

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Are You In The Right Career?

Sometimes life moves quicker than we’d expected and next thing you know, a career is more like a job—something that simply pays the bills. Too often the idea of career change is abandoned because of the fear of change or the perceived risks involved in the change. Yes, those are exponentially diminished in coaching. Still, […]

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