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Can’t Keep a Job? Here’s Why

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Every week, I get a ton of emails from blog readers with career questions they want me to answer. Typically, I don’t provide career advice via email—that’s why we have the monthly Q&A (“Ask the Career Coach”) video sessions.

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Career Lessons Learned from the 2017 Solar Eclipse

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Those of you who have read my blog for a while know that I’m always looking for career lessons in the strangest of places. This past Monday, I found a few in the sky. Here in the U.S., we experienced our first total eclipse of the sun since the 1970’s.

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Career Success A to Z: E is for Etiquette

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How to Become an Expert in Your Chosen Field

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It’s not just because I’ve been writing this blog for over 5 years (any Joe-schmoe off the street can do this, you know!). Or start a blog like this one (as I said, anyone can!).

2015 75

6 Ways to Add Value to Your Organization & Advance Your Career

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But this is one concept that’s so important, it deserves a blog post of its very own. Over the past few months, I’ve talked about this concept at length in numerous webinars, speeches and presentations.

2013 89

How to Keep Your Competitive Edge in the Workplace

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When I started my first blog so many years ago, I was looking for a hobby. During a recent free coaching call , one individual asked the following question: “I’ve been employed at the same company for over 10 years. I feel secure in my position but, with all the turmoil in the economy, I guess anything could happen. How can I make sure I’m staying competitive?”. What a great question! I love this kind of proactive thinking.

2012 54

Bad Career Advice: It's Not WHAT You Know, It's WHO You Know

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Really loving your blog and I see good things ahead for you Dental Assistant Careers August 16, 2010 | 10:47 pm Hey great article and I agree with you who you know is so important, networking is huge.

2010 67

Career Success A to Z: Q is for Quit

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2017 21

Why It’s a Bad Idea to Air Your Grievances Publicly

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And then there’s the former Google employee, now working for Microsoft, who took to the Microsoft blog to rant against Google’s deteriorating corporate culture.

2012 43

Passed Over for a Promotion: How to Deal

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On a recent free coaching call , I heard from a loyal blog reader who was feeling distraught. In a nutshell, her situation was this: After interviewing for almost six months, she thought it as a “sure thing” that she’d be offered a new position in her department. Then, as if from nowhere, an external candidate was selected for the role. After all the time and energy she had committed to this, she was left feeling frustrated, demotivated and betrayed.

LinkedIn Q&A: What’s the Difference Between Endorsements and Recommendations?

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To help you, I’m starting a blog series wherein I’ll address some of the most commonly asked questions on how to utilize the various features LinkedIn offers. By now, most of you probably know that LinkedIn is the gold standard for online professional networking.

2014 28

When to Give Up on Finding Your Dream Career

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I channeled my creative energy into a blog, where I wrote about my challenges at work and how I was overcoming them. My writing was seen by millions and a few years later, I sold my blog and became a fulltime writer. Everyone wants a job they love.

2010 39

My Time Management Reboot: The Pros and Cons of Electronic Systems and Why I Created a Hybrid

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If you want to hear more about this, leave a comment and I’ll make a note to write a blog post on it in the future. It pains me to announce that my grand experiment with using electronic time management systems has officially come to an end (sort of).

4 Social Resume Strategies to Help You Get Seen and Get Hired

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Start a Blog. Blogs got a bad reputation a while ago. These days, the status has changed quite a bit thanks to high-quality blogs that offer insight and education on topics ranging from entrepreneurship to home schooling to politics and more. Blogging offers a number of benefits.

Career Lessons From My Dad

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For Mother’s Day last month, I wrote a special blog post honoring the career wisdom handed down to me from my dear mom. Some of you may remember a blog post I wrote a while back where I spoke of a situation where fear almost got the best of me.

Put a Star on Today

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Consider this blog post a modern-day version of that game. 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.

Career Success A to Z: W is for Willingness

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Career Success A to Z: U is for Utilize

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Career Success A to Z: T is for Tenacity

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

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Career Success A to Z: R is for Relationships

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Members have the option to sign up and receive blog posts directly in their email inbox as soon as they are published. This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. It’s been said that no man (or woman) is an island.

Career Success A to Z: P is for Paycheck

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Career Success A to Z: O is for Opportunize

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That’s when I started my first blog in 2007. Members have the option to sign up and receive blog posts directly in their email inbox as soon as they are published. This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here.

Career Success A to Z: N is for Non-Negotiable

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Career Success A to Z: L is for Lifelong Learning

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Career Success A to Z: K is for Karma

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Career Success A to Z: H is for Honesty

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Career Success A to Z: G is for Gender Gap

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Career Success A to Z:F is for Fail Forward

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Career Success A to Z: Coming Soon!

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Today, I’m happy to announce a brand new blog series called, “Career Success: A to Z.”. Members have the option of getting blog posts emailed to them directly as soon as they’re published. This is a fun project I’ve been thinking about for a while.

Career Success A to Z:D is for Diminishing Returns

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Career Success A to Z: C is for Confidence

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Members have the option to sign up and receive blog posts directly in their email inbox as soon as they are published. I debated this one for a while. I never realized there were so many good c-words related to career success: communication, collaboration, courage….

Thank You, Friend

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In this age of distraction, with so many people and things vying for your attention, I’m honored that you choose to invite me into your life by visiting my website, reading my blogs, and joining me in this community. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Hey, what did you expect?

Career Success A to Z:B Is For Brag

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Career Success A to Z: A is for Affirmation

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Members have the option to sign up and receive blog posts directly in their email inbox as soon as they are published. This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. and we’re off! Career Success A to Z has officially begun!

Lifting Off (Again): The Grand Re-Launch

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I mentioned in a previous blog post that I had accepted a full time role in corporate training at a local financial services firm here in Denver. I’ll be starting a few new blog series that I’ve been looking forward to writing for some time.

Lifting Off (Again): The Grand Re-Launch

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I mentioned in a previous blog post that I had accepted a full time role in corporate training at a local financial services firm here in Denver. I’ll be starting a few new blog series that I’ve been looking forward to writing for some time.

Personal Updates, Reflections and Looking To The Future

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Well, friends, let me start this blog post by saying one thing: I’m still alive! This blog feeds my creativity and keeps me connected to all of you, my dear like-minded fellow professionals. I hope you’ll choose to continue walking with me by visiting this blog.

My Sense of Urgency Is Killing Me (Slowly)

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If you’ve been a reader of this blog for any period of time, you know I never a share a problem without also offering a solution. For those of you who haven’t met me in the real world, let me first explain some of my character assets and liabilities. I’m what every personality test on the planet would describe as “highly dominant” in a workplace setting. (In In a personal setting, I’m quite different, but that’s a story for another day…).

My Sense of Urgency Is Killing Me (Slowly)

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If you’ve been a reader of this blog for any period of time, you know I never a share a problem without also offering a solution. For those of you who haven’t met me in the real world, let me first explain some of my character assets and liabilities. I’m what every personality test on the planet would describe as “highly dominant” in a workplace setting. (In In a personal setting, I’m quite different, but that’s a story for another day…).