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The Promotion You Don’t Want To Take

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When it comes to our careers, we’re heavily socialized to be always looking up. We work in “up or out” cultures and stay vigilant against a stall in […]

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Are You Assertive or Aggressive?

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Assertiveness is a quality commonly associated with leadership. As professionals move through the ranks, they’re assessed for their ability to confidently state opinions and ask for what they […]

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Five Good Reasons to Quit Your Job

Everyone has bad days at work. We all have cycles when our jobs are boring, frustrating, or too stressful. We can start to ponder quitting, even checking out […]

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The Multitaskers’ Guide to Being More Present

"Be more present" is common advice for leaders. But what does that mean exactly? (Image by stockimage)

Just about every self-help movement from spirituality to leadership to parenting extols the virtue of being more present. We’re told to cultivate being introspective, still, and to pay […]

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How to Find a Job That Makes You Feel Alive

How can you find a career that ignites your passion? Now that’s a million dollar (or more) question. It seems that so many of us are searching for […]

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Time Management for the Time-Challenged

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At the risk of sounding immodest, I’m going to admit that I’m good at managing my time.  Co-workers, clients and friends often comment on how much I can […]

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Start Your New Job Like a Rock Star

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Starting a new job is a time of optimism. In front of you is pure potential, with promises made in the interviewing process still ringing in your ears. […]

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How To Boost Your Influence

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Influence is a hot term in companies, and with good reason. When we go into work each day, we spend most of our time influencing others. We write […]

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R.I.P Work-Life Balance

A few weeks ago, I spent lunch speaking to a group of women on the ever elusive concept of work-life balance. I’ve been to this rodeo before, and […]

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The Secret to Managing Gen Ys (And Liking It)

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I’m captivated by Gen Ys (or Millennials, whichever name you prefer). I realize this is not a popular sentiment among my fellow Gen Xers. I enjoy working with […]

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