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    If You Have Only One Week What Will You Do?

    If one week is all you have left, what will you do? Many frequently forget to appreciate what is in front of them while time slips away. Too many disturbances get in the way having most people choosing to remain in their comfort zone.

    Is there any reason you can’t do all of what you …

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    Admit It… You NEED Help

    For some the very idea of asking for help is tantamount to admitting failure.

    Hint: It’s NOT!

    There is no shame in asking for help.

    Whether it’s asking for directions or asking for clarification.

    Just Ask!

    When you ask for help you will stand out in your career. People will know you take the time …

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    Change Actions Change Results

    Are you concerned about not getting their desired results or are you uncertain as to how to proceed? Most people find themselves at a literal standstill without a clue of how to get past the turmoil, so they continue to do the same.

    The worst approach to improving results is not to change a thing. …

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    Education vs Experience – Which One is More Important?

    As we hit “back to the school” season, many people may start to think whether college education is a must. College education is expensive but certainly important especially in some fields. However, graduating from college is not a guarantee of landing a job immediately. You also need experience in your desired field. So, which one …

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    How Would You Rate the Boundaries You Set?

    Throughout our childhood, we are taught boundaries for what is acceptable and what is not. We learn to accept the rules set by others, but it is an unknown as to why we are afraid to speak up when our boundaries are over-stepped. The give and take of adhering to rules and procedures apply to …

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    Why You Should Be Concerned About Time Famine

    The struggle is real.

    And, it’s getting worse every day.

    The struggle I’m talking about is … The battle with time.

    Time Famine noun. Across a society, a lack of free or leisure time. c2004 via Double-Tongued Dictionary

    Like Land … They’re Not Making Any More Time

    While this is not 100% true about land …

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    Encourage or Detract Clients: How You Solve Problems

    Salespeople are invariably the ‘fall’ person for taking the blame when it comes to errors. The blame game is rampant inside the company and clientele hold the representative responsible. The very best approach is to quickly apologize and avoid all excuses. Your immediate apology indicates upfront you are to be trusted and maintains a reputable …

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    What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do About Your Job

    There are a number of very good tests of personality type on the market, and as a career coach I always recommend that people in transition explore the results of such tests and apply those results in their decision-making processes. Being in transition is an opportune time to assess where you are and what you …

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    Do You Honestly Convey Limits Upfront?

    Reputation management and personal brand development begin with good first impressions. But an overlooked fact is that most try so hard to please, they are not honest about what they can and cannot do. The improved approach is to convey limits upfront in terms of capabilities. The scope may refer to both time allotment and …

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    Why You Should Document Your Failures

    Do you do this today?

    Do you take the time to document your failures?

    Or, do you sweep past them?

    My recommendation … take the time!

    It’s not to memorialize them or make them part of your LinkedIn profile (but, they may be useful for interviews and mentoring). Rather, document your failures to learn from …

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