What You’ve Got to Know If You Want a Promotion

If you’ve ever applied for a promotion or new position you’ve probably carefully reviewed your experience to justify in your mind why you should be the one.  You’re ready to tell the higher-ups about your qualifications, the hard work you’ve done, your abilities, what you’ve accomplished and your knowledge of the organization as grounds for…

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Is Your Boss Just Difficult or a Psychopath?

If you’ve been working for awhile you’ve probably experienced at least one difficult boss. As a career strategist and executive coach who works with professionals to improve their work situations and thrive in the job they have or find a new one they’ll love, I hear plenty of comments about difficult bosses.  Like, some employees…

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3 Tips to Jump Start Your Career Happiness in 2014

Do you want to thrive in your career in 2014? There’s something awesome that happens when you decide you want to create a different, more positive result than you’ve had in the past.  Just the act of deciding that continuing to just survive in your career isn’t going to work in 2014 will create momentum…

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Finding a Way Forward: True Inspiration from Real Life Heroes

This guest blog post is contributed and written by Erick Hare, an experienced Behavioral Analyst, Ropes Instructor and team leader who encourages, motivates, empowers and trains individuals to overcome their fears and move forward.  Have you ever faced a time in your life when it was hard to see the way forward?  Whether due to…

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Mindfulness at Work for a Happier Career

You may have read this title and thought, “yeah, right. What’s on my mind is how much there is to do and how I’m going to get it all done … besides, isn’t “mindfulness” a Buddhist concept or meditation? … Who has time for that when you’re working hard?”   That’s the point, being mindful in…

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Is Your Work Masking Your True Potential?

Have you ever asked yourself, “what am I doing?” or “why am I doing this?” I used to ask myself those kinds of questions every day on my way into work.  I had a good paying job and excellent skills but the tasks bored me to tears and the people drained me.  I felt like…

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Feeling Stuck? It’s Time for an Office Detox

Scientific research shows you gather things around you and decorate your work and home spaces for purely psychological reasons – because it makes you feel good. But sometimes all the stuff you have in your office can get out of control.  A messy office not only looks bad, it can make you feel bad and…

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Feeling Stuck? It's Time for an Office Detox

Scientific research shows you gather things around you and decorate your work and home spaces for purely psychological reasons – because it makes you feel good. But sometimes all the stuff you have in your office can get out of control.  A messy office not only looks bad, it can make you feel bad and…

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Happiness at Work IS the Road to Success

We often think we have to work really hard to be on the road to success and that when we’ve achieved having  the right job, a sexy body, more money, the right partner, etc., that will make us happy.  Not so! In fact, it turns out happiness is the road to success, not the other…

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Believe to Achieve

“If you are going to be successful in having the life of your dreams, you have to believe that you are capable of making it happen.” – Jack Canfield You can control three things in your life and they all lead to your happiness, or not — your thoughts, your visualizations and your actions.

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