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Get The Most Out Of Your Next Conference

Professional development is always important when growing your career. Still, it’s savvy to invest your time and money in a program where you’ll learn and apply what you’ve learned, while making valuable connections. Conferences hit all three of these goals. Unfortunately, many professionals liken conferences to a mini-vacation and don’t take advantage of this prime […]

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Career Coaching For Employee Engagement

Did you know that a hiring a career coach can increase organizational productivity and profit? According to Forbes magazine, “Numerous studies have proved there’s a direct correlation between high impact coaching and performance improvement.” Much of my work week is spent inside organizations coaching team members on how to build career happiness. Though I’m hired to […]

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Employ Some Purely Positive Intentions

“Your entire life is what you have imagined it to be. Everything you have or don’t have, every situation and circumstance of your life is what you have imagined it to be. The problem is that many people imagine the worst! They’re turning the most wonderful tool against themselves.” – Rhonda Byrne A woman who […]

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Three Rules for Working Well Together

In a typical work environment, comprised of cubed work stations, a min-kitchen, shared facilities and limited resources, people can quickly grow surly when pressure elevates. Though conflicts may arise and personalities will clash, agreeing to disagree may be the best course of action. Good working relationships are not only important in reducing turnover and increasing […]

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Check Your Outlook

Many successful people have changed their life for the better by changing their outlook. They’ve learned to avoid or remove beliefs that could hold them back. Beliefs Such As: I can’t get ahead because of (work climate, the economy, my supervisor, downsizing, too much competition, etc.); Things keep happening to me and I am powerless; […]

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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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Don’t Let Emails Run Your Life

Ooh just look—50 email messages! YAY!  But by the time you’re done answering them, three o’clock has arrived. Hey, you’ve been productive right? Well, sort of, not really, uh, that depends. If your job requires answering emails then yes, you’ve nailed it! Otherwise, you’re letting emails run your life. Take your power, your schedule and your life […]

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What Your Personal Brand Says About You

When you think about your brand, what do you visualize? A consummate professional? A wise mentor? A dedicated employee? A motivational inspiration? Or someone who needs a few professional touch-ups? A personal brand is loosely defined as that rare combination of strengths, talents, abilities, experiences, style, and image that sum you up. It’s what people […]

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