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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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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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There Are No Shortcuts to Success

I’m back again writing another article based on the wisdom I’ve gained from Jeff Haden’s amazing book, “The Motivation Myth.” If you missed my previous article, you can read it here. This concept is not a new or revolutionary one, but it still strikes me as important given our world today. Haden...

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The Secret to Motivation

I’m currently listening to the book, “The Motivation Myth” by Jeff Haden. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it’s been incredibly motivating! I’m only about halfway through and, already, I can confidently say it’s one of the best books I’ve read on the topic of goal achievement. If you’ve set some lofty...

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Career Success A to Z: T is for Tenacity

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. Choosing the topic for this week’s article was a tough decision for me. Originally, I thought “T” might be for talent. After all, it certainly plays a role in career success. Recognizing...

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Career Success A to Z: S is for Self-Motivation

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. There’s no doubt that motivation is essential for career success. After all, it’s a long and arduous journey. It’s easy to get distracted along the way, to lose sight of the goal and fall...

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Put a Star on Today

When I was in fourth grade, my best friend and I were really “into” day planners. We meticulously noted our homework, our special activities (like trips to the mall) and anything else we found relevant in our young lives. Every once in a while, we would play a game. I’d take her planner, and she’d...

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How to Boost Morale When Things Are Grim

It’s no secret that times are tough. The economic outlook seems to change by the minute and the only thing certain is that things are still uncertain. That’s why I thought this recent question from my free coaching call was worthwhile sharing with others. No matter what your situation, you just...

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Is a Career Change Possible in this Economy?

People ask me this question all the time.  I think it’s silly but, obviously, there’s a great deal of concern out there. So, I want to address this issue once and for all. Yes, career change is absolutely possible—regardless of the state of the economy. There. I said it. But I know it takes more...

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Shoot for the Moon

Here’s a little bit of trivia about me you probably didn’t know: I was the senior speaker at my high school graduation ceremony. Now, let me be clear: I went to a very small, independent study high school where most of the students attended just one day of class per week. The ceremony was actually...

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Your Dreams Are Waiting

The other day I heard the following: You’re not waiting for your dreams to come true. Your dreams are waiting for YOU to come true. At first blush, this sounds so strange. What does it even mean? I thought about it for a while and soon, I became fascinated with the idea. It’s simple really…and...

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