Bloom where you’re planted

  Bloom where you’re planted! 6 tips to make the best of your current situation Do you sometimes feel like you’re planted in the wrong place? Did you ever take a job you didn’t love? Ever had a bad boss? Are you in a rut at your current job? These are laments we hear all…

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3 Giant Steps to be a Student of the Game

3 Giant Steps to be a Student of the Game In order to move ahead in your career, it’s not enough to do your job well. You are one of many players competing to reach long- and short-term goals. Before you start promoting yourself, you need to be in the game, engaged in your profession,…

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Four Principles to follow before trying to gain visibility

We do a lot of writing and work around the idea of self-promotion – often misunderstood as being self-centered or selfish or obnoxious. We can’t emphasize enough that, if done well, it builds stronger relationships. When we add “tactful” to “self-promotion,” these elements can come together to create an essential and welcome combination that spices…

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Did Someone Else Get YOUR Promotion?

How many times have you said (or heard someone else say): “I should have had that promotion…I’m much more qualified than he is!” or “I should have gotten that job …it was a perfect fit!”? So…if, indeed, you’re well qualified, why didn’t you get the job or the promotion? Here are six things you can do…

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How to Overcome the Four Big Barriers to Networking!

For years we’ve heard the same things about building and maintaining a network: Everyone knows they should be doing it, but most people don’t do it until they have a crying need (like losing a job). Their reasons boil down to 4 major obstacles: Mindset, Strategy, Tactics, Time. We have some recommendations! The Wrong MINDSET The wrong mindset…

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