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Contributor PostsGiving Yourself Permission
October 16, 2013

Success in Different Shades

Success is defined differently for each person. To this day, when I come across someone who uses the word success to describe their career, it makes me pause and try and reverse engineer that person’s definition… and then I compare it to my definition. And the comparison is what gets me…
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Job Search
October 10, 2013

Jobs Come from Everywhere

How many times have you heard, “Jobs come from connections, not just cold applications.” So for those of us who don’t have huge networks, who are introverts, or who are just interested in positions that are outside of people we know, this saying almost instantly knocks us out of the…
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Dream JobGiving Yourself Permission
October 2, 2013

Getting Out of Tactical Hell

What have I always hated about “work?” The consistent answer is being in tactical hell. I’m guessing you feel my pain. Being able to not only strategize, but tactical deliver is considered a huge differentiator in the workplace and in the solopreneur world. You don’t just think, you do. But…
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Job Search
September 26, 2013

Career Change Resume Concepts

One of the most common questions I get asked is, “I want to change career paths but I don’t know how to show that on a resume.” So taking into account the Resume Tailoring conversation, let’s walk through how to actually craft a Career Change Resume. Your Career Change Resume…
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Contributor PostsInternal PoliticsLeadership
September 17, 2013

Stop Ruining Your Credibility at Work

As a solopreneur, I have been constantly told that one of the most important pillars of success is building credibility within your market or niche. Experts say that if you can show you are credible, then people will want to “buy-in” to what you are saying and selling. But credibility…
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Job Search
September 12, 2013

Practical Tactical Thursday – Resume Tailoring

I find that people are on the extreme ends of the resume tailoring conversation. Wait – you didn’t know that there is a conversation going on? What I mean is candidates either spend hours on updating their resume for every single job or they use a blanket resume and apply…
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Contributor PostsJob Search
September 10, 2013

Interview Like a Popular Kid

“I want to be pop-u-lar” is a song many parents may be hearing these days as kids head back to school. And there’s a good reason to want to be popular. Never mind always having someone to sit with at lunch; lessons learned by the popular kids are also applicable when…
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Giving Yourself Permission
September 3, 2013

Back to the Grind

Today, the day after Labor Day in the U.S., could possibly be the most dreaded and awful day of the year. Just the thought of going back to work today probably made you groan – I know it made me groan, and I worked yesterday. But alas, “summer fun” is…
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Job Search
August 22, 2013

Who’s In Your Network?

Questioning who is part of your network, is a present-day problem. Before social media and online connectivity, the answer to this was clear – you either knew the person or you didn’t. Now with so many of our connections being virtual, I’ve had many clients seeking clarity on who is…
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