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The Year of a Mindful Career: No Smile? No Worry

 “I love smiling. Smiling’s my favorite.” –Will Ferrell, Elf Hey, I like smiling, too. When I smile, I feel good inside and I believe it carries over to others. When others smile, I smile, too. And so goes the cycle. But you don’t always have to smile to be a happy person. Sometimes the smile is […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Blessings in Disguise

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” –Oscar Wilde How have you been blessed today? Have you had any bitter trials? What did that challenging meeting teach you? How are you growing stronger? Knowing how to reframe your perspective is a huge blessing and a skill. When you’re able to […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: The Guest House

The Guest House By Rumi (Translation by Coleman Barks) This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor.   Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Something Nice

It’s nice to be nice. It’s nice to receive something nice. It’s nice to be around others who are nice. Nice is cool. Nice isn’t hard. Nice is subjective. Nice is infectious. Nice is appreciated. Nice is advancing. Nice is powerful. Nice is nice! Personal Challenge: Are you nice? How can you be nice? Would […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Living Each Moment

Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion. ~Thich Nhat Hanh Are you living each moment or are you getting ready for that something big next month? What if next month never comes? […]

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Is Age a Factor or an Excuse?

Age is relative. Unless you have “age sensitivity.” If you really want to advance your career at the age of 21 or 85, then good for you! You will be an inspiration! People like doers at any age and it inspires doing in others. But if we become sensitive about age (young or old) it […]

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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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