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    How Soon Should You Update Your LinkedIn Profile

    You just started a new job. You are bursting at the seams.

    You want EVERYONE to know. But … Are you wondering:

    After starting a new job … How soon should you update your LinkedIn profile?

    Of course … You are excited. You really want to tell everyone.

    However, give yourself two weeks.

    Yes, two …

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    Three Strategies to Improve Sales Success

    Excitement always increases when we are about to meet with a prospective client. We imagine the best of all worlds coming together in one meeting. But many times reality arrives in the middle of a meeting when it seems that we are on a collision course with the other party. Knowing how to avoid similar …

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    Can Career Assessment Tests Help You?

    Whether you are at the beginning of your career or have many years of experience in different fields and still not sure what to do for the rest of your life, taking a career test can be helpful in expediting your process of identifying a new career. Career tests are great for eliminating career mistakes …

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    What’s Your Personal BHAG for 2017?

    Have you set yours yet?

    If yes, how’s it going?

    If not, now is a good time to consider your BHAG for 2017.

    What is a BHAG?

    If you read the seminal book “Good to Great” by Jim Collins this will not be a new term to you. If you haven’t gotten around to reading …

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    Why Employees Should Think Like Freelancers

    Being your own boss. Working from your couch. Taking as much holiday as you want, whenever you want it.

    To the desk-bound employee, going freelance can seem like the ultimate dream. Until you look into it, and realize how much hard work it is. Constantly hustling for clients and worrying about making rent this month? …

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    Who is Challenging your Thinking?

    If you don’t have someone regularly challenging your thinking my recommendation is to get someone to fill that role … today.

    It could be a friend, a peer or a mentor. Or, as you’ll see below it could be someone you have never met and will never meet.

    I’m sure you are finding that your …

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    Is Your Career On the Right Path Or Should Something Change?

    As new projects or careers begin, fear sometimes gets in the way. In particular, after making a big decision regarding a career will have many soon wondering if they made the right choice. Restless nights are the norm when trying to predict how it will all work out. The philosophy of one day at a …

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    What Can You Dump Today to Be More Productive?

    Using the 4D’s of Time Management can help you become more productive.

    But, there is a cost. While you may be respected for your time management skills you may not be very well liked.

    Be aware of this when you apply The 4D’s to your business and personal time management efforts.

    What are the 4D’s …

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    What Can You Do In Two Minutes?

    The answer is… A lot!

    Everyone has the same amount of time every day. How you decide to use that time is, for the most part, up to you.

    We all get the same 86,400 seconds every day. Use them wisely (and occasionally) in 120 second bursts!

    Consider the Two Minute Drill

    There is a …

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    Using the Job Boards to Grow Your Career

    It’s never been easier.

    The job boards are making it very easy to understand what roles are in demand and about updated job descriptions and skills are for today’s workforce.

    FACT: Millennials will change jobs four times by the age of 32

    This is not a slight to Millennials. It’s a fact of the modern …

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