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    Five of the Best Mothers Little Helpers

    In honor of Mother’s Day.

    This post is a reminder of the things we learned from our mothers.

    Some are big and some are little, but they are things we can take away as Mothers Little Helpers. As I wrote this I thought of a lot of things I learned from my mother and worked …

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    Titles Do Not Matter in Career

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    People work to earn money and make a living. That is the reality. If you don’t earn money, you cannot fulfill your basic needs such as shelter, food and clothing. However, how much you make or how fancy your title is should not be measures for qualifying your success in your career. What really matters …

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    Your Brand is About the Feels

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    When it comes to building a brand, business or personal, there are many elements that must be considered in order to assemble it correctly. Such elements are separated into two categories: intellectual and emotional. And while the intellectual elements should, by no means, be diminished, when you think about the power branding actively holds, it …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, entrepreneurship, Me 2.0, Personal Branding, Positioning, Reputation Management, Skill Development

    What Is My Dream Job?

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    You’ll read hundreds of articles online about how to chase your dream job, but are too scared to chase it. But what if you’ve got no idea what you dream job is?

    Some surveys suggest that as few as 30% of the population work in their dream jobs; often people know they’re not happy in …

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    Posted in Career Development, Job Search, Networking, Personal Branding

    Show Your Worth

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    When it comes to you as a person and your brand, society in general tends to declare that characteristics such as humility, or even reticence, are best. And while no one truly likes a conceited know-it-all, I am here to assert that displaying that you are knowledgeable in your industry is something that we all …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, entrepreneurship, Personal Branding, Workplace Success

    Can You See the End From the Beginning?

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    How a pop song can help you.

    “I can see the end as it begins …”

    Taylor Swift in her song “Wildest Dreams”

    I don’t often quote Taylor Swift songs, but I happened to hear this line in the song recently and it got me thinking:

    Is Taylor Swift a visionary? Are her lyrics also…
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    How to Answer ‘Tell me a Time That you Made a Mistake?’

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    If you’ve ever been to an interview, then you’ll know how difficult it can be to tell a hiring manager about a time you made a mistake, and that’s exactly why so many of them will ask it. It takes you outside of the environment that focuses on presenting yourself in the best possible light …

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    How to Manage Peers When You Get a Promotion

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    First off, congrats on your promotion! You deserve a pat on the back for a job well done. After all, they wouldn’t promote you if you weren’t good, right?

    Still, you can’t help your nerves right now. What if your peers don’t take you seriously? Or what if they take you too seriously? Are you …

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    The Foundation of Charismatic Interviewing

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    The most effective interviewees know how to engage a hiring manager or recruiter with candid, interesting conversation. There is a charisma and confidence to them that draws others into their way of thinking.

    Their influential abilities resonate throughout both their professional and personal life. This includes those with whom they interview.

    Specifically, charismatic interviewees are …

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    How to Answer “Why Do You Want To Work Here?”

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    It’s one of the most common interview questions out there (rather unsurprisingly) and is almost universally used as an interview icebreaker. It’s a natural question, of course; hiring managers want to work out whether you’re a good fit.

    It may seem like a fairly straightforward starter, after all you have probably already thought about why …

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