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Advance Your Career By Following Through

Tweet. Text. Emoji. We don’t even have to pick up the phone anymore. So why is it so difficult for everyone to return messages, follow up or follow through? One thing that probably makes the biggest impact on career advancement is following through. This can mean many things, but in career language, it’s all about effort—touching base […]

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Are You Working With a Manipulator?

Oh, good golly. Why do we have to play head games? I’ll tell you why—FEAR! Fear makes us do the craziest things to get back to a comfortable state. For those who’ve heard me speak, you know I address the “fear” fault a lot because we’re human and it holds us back and causes us […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: A Health Promise

We all set resolutions for the New Year and certainly “health” is the biggest one of all. What’s your health promise this year? Please pull out your journal and write down your health promise that you’re making to yourself. And I know you don’t break promises (wink). Neither do I (wink, wink). But we are […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: Being

One of the hardest things to do is just “be.” Rather than working, chatting, texting, tweeting, watching and dashing all over the place, try a little being. I took this challenge to heart and tried to sit quietly (not in meditation) but just enjoying my surroundings and looked out the window at nature. How did […]

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Are You Successful AND Lonely?

It can be lonely at the top. Did you know that oftentimes loneliness occurs when you’re not alone? Too often, lonely people are those who are always in a crowd of others. They may be successful, sitting atop the ivory tower, always busily scurrying around, or that social butterfly chatting away at a party. Loneliness […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: Emails Can Wait

Focus is the most important thing we can do on our mindfulness journey. If one minute can stretch to five, then five can certainly stretch to fifteen and so on. Whether this includes concentrating on your breathe in meditation, a discussion with a friend or learning something new in a professional development program, focus is […]

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