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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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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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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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Finding PassionGiving Yourself Permission
August 19, 2013

Are Your Dreams BIG Enough?

When thinking about your career or business, are you dreaming big enough? Don’t worry – I’m not going to suddenly go all “woo-woo” on you now, but I realized that somewhere along the way, I stopped allowing myself to dream BIG. And if I’m doing it, I bet some of you are…
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July 30, 2013

Being Able to Walk Away from an Offer

Earlier in my career, I always felt lucky to just have a job. That was before the economy turned to crap and jobs were harder to find. I never thought about the long-term trajectory of the skills that I wanted to use and leverage during my career, or what brought…
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Dream JobGiving Yourself Permission
May 24, 2013

Success Measurements and Age

I’ve been thinking about age quite a bit recently. Maybe because I found my first gray hair a few weeks back, or perhaps it’s because I attended my first meeting where there was a younger person in the room. Regardless, age has been a constant measuring stick throughout my career.…
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Finding PassionGiving Yourself Permission
May 10, 2013

The Point of Change

We’ve all experienced it – a moment in time, a certain action, reaction, consequence, or outcome that brings us sudden clarity. The point of change. For whatever reason, your perspective is forever changed and you cannot “un-know” something that you now see so clearly. I remember a very specific tipping point for…
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