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You can Set Yourself Apart by Doing These Things which Require No Talent

Some of us are more gifted with talents and acquired skills than others. But, that doesn't automatically give a person a better shot at their professional success than others. In fact, in my life I have met many exceptionally talented people who failed to be successful because they didn't apply themselves in the ways that they should. These are things that you can do to [...]

July 10th, 2020|

5 Things Successful People Don’t Say

5 Things Successful People Don’t Say Our thoughts and the things we say have a direct correlation with our success. Negative thoughts and self-talk have no place in a successful person’s mind. In order to be successful, you must have an unrelenting can-do attitude. Your attitude and thoughts are reflected in your actions and the things you say. These are 5 things that successful people [...]

July 3rd, 2020|

Habits of Successful People

Success can be defined differently to different people. It’s a personal definition, but there are habits that all successful people follow.  Success is not a destination; it’s a journey. These habits that can help you along your journey to success: Be purposeful Do not waste time on things that do not help you achieve your goals or be successful. Start every day with a purpose [...]

June 26th, 2020|

Networking During Covid-19

Networking is an important piece of our professional development, and we all need to adapt to the “new normal” way to network during social distancing. For many of us, virtual connections and relationship building is new. We used to be able to meet coworkers at the water cooler, or in face to face meetings. So, meeting other professionals digitally may require you to go outside [...]

June 19th, 2020|

How to Become More Agile

How to Become More Agile According to Aaron De Smet, a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, agility requires stability. The two go hand in hand. This may sound counter intuitive, but in fact, the one constant thing in business is change. De Smet states, “Agility is the ability of an organization to renew itself, adapt, change quickly, and succeed in a rapidly changing, ambiguous, [...]

June 12th, 2020|

Are Your References Current?

Are Your References Current? When candidates are looking for a new job, many people forget to plan for one very important piece of the job application--their employment references. Make yourself stand out and plan for this major piece of the application process.  Your references can be the make or break point for a hiring manager’s decision between you and another candidate. That’s why it’s so [...]

June 5th, 2020|

Spring Cleaning Isn’t Just for the Home…

Spring Cleaning Isn't Just for the Home... Spring symbolizes new beginnings, fresh starts, planting seeds, new growth, and it's the time of year where we traditionally focus on cleaning things out. Take this time to "spring clean" your professional profile and refresh your career! Give your professional side a fresh polish, assess your career, kickstart a new opportunity, breathe new life into your LinkedIn profile, [...]

May 29th, 2020|

Staying Connected While Working Remote

Many employees are continuing to work remote during the first phase of reintegration during COVID-19. It can be feel difficult to stay connected to your coworkers and maintain your workforce network when you are remote. For those who are used to being in an office and getting to know people in the break room, in the hallway, or in person meetings, it can feel hard [...]

May 22nd, 2020|