Career Advice Blog

The Value of Planning When Plans Go Awry

The Value of Planning When Plans Go Awry

The discipline of planning serves us well, even if the plans we create are rarely implemented precisely. Nine times out of 10, we can’t follow the plans we create because of unexpected circumstances. But that doesn’t mean that we should completely abandon the process of planning, because the process of planning has benefits in and of itself, regardless of the actual plan.

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3 Project Management Practices to Improve Your Daily Work

3 Project Management Practices to Improve Your Daily Work

One of the reasons I love Project Management is because it’s just so darn useful. A lot of project management practices have broad application; they can be used for managing many aspects of work, far beyond projects. These project management practices are techniques every professional can benefit from knowing, and they have the power to dramatically improve your daily work life.

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Your Best Investment is Always YOU

Your Best Investment is Always YOU

When it comes to your career, there’s one investment that will always yield the best, most sustainable, most reliable returns. Any time or money you spend on expanding your professional capabilities has a potential payoff that is greater than any other investment you could make. That sounds like an exaggeration, I know. But think of it this way…

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The Basics of Flexible Planning

The Basics of Flexible Planning

Planning is an essential part of success, and it’s a popular topic this time of year. But, as we all know, life is anything but predictable these days. So how can we create plans for the future when everything is fluid? In this session, you’ll discover the power of flexible planning and how to integrate it into your personal and professional goal setting process.  

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is a surprisingly common phenomenon characterized by an overriding sense of self-doubt and incompetence that persists despite external success. This webinar will help you recognize this insidious form of self-sabotage and learn strategies to overcome it.

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How to Avoid Being Pigeonholed at Work

How to Avoid Being Pigeonholed at Work

If you’ve been attempting to advance your career for a while without success, you may be a victim of “pigeonholing.” This means that people have developed such a strong image of you in your current position, they can’t even imagine you doing anything else. Obviously, this can seriously limit your opportunities for growth. Here are some strategies to prevent this problem!

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How to Work With (and For) Difficult People

How to Work With (and For) Difficult People

Let’s be honest: The workplace is full of difficult people! Whether you find yourself working with difficult clients, bosses, or co-workers, this session will offer specific strategies to help you rise above the frustration and get things done, without losing your cool.

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Considering Working with a Resume Writer? Read This First

Considering Working with a Resume Writer? Read This First

For many years, as a career coach, I offered resume writing services. And I don’t mind telling you that I was a darned fine resume writer. But I no longer offer these services—and I want to take a few minutes to explain why and to help those of you who might be considering working with a resume writer in the future.

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