Posts Tagged ‘ abundance ’

“Challenge The Ordinary” –by Linda D. Henman PhD. – The PracticaL Mentor’s book review

Jun 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: abundance, aptitude, Career advice, career challenges, career coach, challenges, competitive challenges, competitive environment, competitive peers, confidence, focus, opportunity, professional image, strategy, success, tactics, taking credit, trying too hard, will to win

I am thankful for the invitation from Career Press to review: “Challenge The Ordinary” by Linda D. Henman PhD. How do you manage for success? “Challenge The Ordinary” so instructs Linda G. Henman PhD accomplished author, active Fortune 500 management consultant, and C level Career Coach. The global economy is constantly evolving towards a more […]

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The 5 Toughest Personalities at Work–and How to Manage Them. + a few thoughts.

May 10th, 2014 | By | Category: career challenges, career choices, career coach, challenges, competing, competitive challenges, competitive peers, difficult boss, difficult boss, difficult coworkers, negativity, office problems, peers, professional image, strategy, success, tactics

No matter where we work unless we are hermits you will share work space with coworkers. It could be physical space at the office, hyperspace as in telecommuting or virtual office. Without fail, there will always be a difficult coworker or difficult boss who challenges your people skills and ability to cope with difficult people. […]

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“The Next Gen Leader” By Robert C McMillan – Book Review

Apr 18th, 2014 | By | Category: application, aptitude, career choice, career coach, challenges, competitive challenges, competitive environment, confidence, focus, mentor, natural talent, negativity, opportunity, passion, professional image, strategy, tactics, training

“The Next Gen Leader” –Cutting Edge Strategies to Make You the Leader You Were Born to Be- by Robert C. McMillan – The PracticaL Mentor’s book review I am thankful for the invitation from Career Press to review: “The Next Gen Leader” – Cutting Edge Strategies to Make You the Leader You Were Born to […]

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Choosing a career path.

Nov 28th, 2013 | By | Category: abundance, aptitude, Career advice, career challenges, career choice, career choices, career coach, challenges, choosing a career, confidence, natural talent, opportunity, passion, professional image, self confidence, skills, strategy, success, tactics, will to win

What career should you choose? The reality is that there is more to any job than just the part you may like. How do you balance everything to choose a career you will like, make a good salary, and stay employed? There is a lot written about pursuing your passion in the job market. Like […]

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Try Making A New Year’s Agenda Instead Of Resolutions,

Dec 30th, 2012 | By | Category: abundance, Career advice, career challenges, choosing a mentor, new resolution. agenda, professional image, strategy, success, tactics, yearly review

The New Year is at hand, and most of us are rethinking what we did over the last year, and making New Year’s resolutions for the coming year. Problem is very few resolutions survive the first month of the New Year. There are a host of reasons given by psychologists why we make and fail […]

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Career Coach

Nov 10th, 2012 | By | Category: abundance, aptitude, Career advice, career choice, career choices, career coach, challenges, choosing a career, strategy, tactics

Did you ever have a challenge or an issue, and you had no one to talk it over with? You may try talking with friends or coworkers, but they just don’t seem to get it, or their advice seems tainted with self-interest. Usually by the time we have started our careers, we are beyond our […]

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What Should I Tell The Boss?

Oct 7th, 2012 | By | Category: abundance, Career advice, challenges, choosing a mentor, difficult boss, fear, office problems, self confidence, stress, success

This is a common question on a host of topics from being late for work to quitting a job. I look at Yahoo.answers almost everyday, and respond to questions it the Career and Employment Category. There are a variety of questions related to the workplace and careers, but it seems there are large percentage of […]

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Interview Body Language

Sep 20th, 2012 | By | Category: abundance, Career advice, challenges, competing, confidence, interview, professional image, self-promotion, skills, success, tactics

Many of us study hard and prepare to fully answer any interview questions, which may be thrown at us. The old curve ball questions, like what animal would you choose to be, or if you could change one thing the world what would be? Are supposedly used to check ones imagination. I took a course […]

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What Makes Workers Happy?

Sep 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Career advice, career challenges, career choices, challenges, competitive challenges, competitive environment, difficult boss, difficult coworkers, problem, stress

In focusing on what makes for a good boss, or a good job. There are many theories, and number of items on a composite wish list is long. Have you ever tried to come up with a list of things that would make your boss more tolerable, or make you job more satisfying? I never […]

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Guest Article How to Get Along with a Coworker You Hate

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: challenges, competing, competitive environment, competitive peers, strategy, stress, tactics

By Cheryl Stein, Monster Canada Personal Coach http://career-services.monster.com/yahooarticle/get-along-with-coworker-you-hate#WT.mc_n=yta_fpt_article_get_along The reality of life is that sometimes we have to work with people we don’t like. Worse than that, sometimes we end up working with people we absolutely hate and wish we could vaporize into oblivion. Although making people disappear is not a good (or viable!) option, […]

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7 SIMPLE STEPS FOR ACHIEVING YOUR DREAMS BY SCOTT ARMSTRONG

Aug 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: challenges, goals, mentor, opportunity

7 SIMPLE STEPS FOR ACHIEVING YOUR DREAMS BY SCOTT ARMSTRONG http://evolutionezine.com/7-simple-steps/ Today we are going to talk about seven simple steps for achieving your dreams. I personally have used these steps to manifest my own dream life and all of the important goals that comprise it; such as qualified for and ran in the 100th […]

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Coping With A Difficult Boss

Jul 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Career advice, career challenges, challenges, difficult boss, success

Unless we work for ourselves, most of us have to cope with a boss. What makes a boss more challenging to cope with than other authority figures? Why is more important to learn to cope with your boss? For one thing the circumstances of working are much different the environment in which we were raised. […]

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Chapter 1 PracticaL Mentor’s Guide On How To Cope With A Difficult Boss

Jul 8th, 2012 | By | Category: abundance, Career advice, challenges, difficult boss, strategy, tactics

go to buy now. Chapter 1, Difficult Bosses Are The Norm. There are countless pages written on how to deal with a difficult boss, but none seem to provide real solutions to the problem. At least they never did for me. I consider myself average, and it is easier for me to count the good […]

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Guide On How To Cope With A Difficult Boss

Jul 1st, 2012 | By | Category: career choice, challenges, difficult boss, office problems, strategy, tactics

The PracticaL Mentor’s Guide On How To Cope With A Difficult Boss. Introduction Thought all my years working part time after school, military service, college, and 37 years in the workforce, the number one problem encountered by my coworkers and me was a difficult boss. For the last few years I have been giving advice […]

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Titleless Leader Book Review

Jun 13th, 2012 | By | Category: abundance, aptitude, challenges, compassion, empathy. sympathy, natural talent, skills, strategy, success, tactics, training

I am thankful for the invitation from Career Press to review: The Titleless Leader-How to Get Things Done When You’re Not in Charge – By Nan S. Russell. One of most challenging situations in the workplace is to have responsibility without authority. No matter what your position, your success greatly depends on your ability to […]

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The Queen of Hearts

Jun 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: career challenges, challenges, difficult boss, negativity, tactics

Its Not You Its Your Boss! The PracticaL Mentor’s Guide On How To Cope With A Difficult Boss has something for everyone. Go to Buy Now There are few jobs where there is not someone in a supervisory capacity overseeing the work. Even if you are a supervisor you have someone supervising you. More often […]

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Is Intelligence Overrated?

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: abundance, aptitude, Career advice, natural talent, professional image, self-promotion

The following essay by Keld Jennsen on IQ supports my theory that a persons IQ does not and should not be used to determine the average persons ability to learn and succeed. All too often for better or worse our academic system relies on test scores to evaluate a persons ability. The IQ test was […]

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A Chinese Parable.

Apr 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: abundance, Career advice, career challenges, challenges, focus, opportunity, strategy, tactics

The other day a friend sent me a Chinese parable that I think is worth sharing. It illustrates several concepts we experience in our thinking and careers. When you read my paraphrased short version of the parable think of situations, which you faced that parallel the parable. In addition, there are three people involved in […]

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April Fools?

Apr 1st, 2012 | By | Category: A game, Career advice, challenges, office pranks

April fools day has been around since the 1500’s. That is when the first of the day of the New Year shifted from April 1 to January 1. News spread slowly and many people didn’t get the word. The jokesters of the day would send out party invitations for celebrations on April 1. Those who […]

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Choosing a career path

Mar 25th, 2012 | By | Category: abundance, application, aptitude, Career advice, career choices, challenges, choosing a career, competitive challenges, confidence, economy, opportunity, recession, retraining, strategy, success, tactics, training

Graduation is almost here. If you are graduating from high school there are several decisions facing you. Do you plan to go to college? Get a job? Stay at home? Move out on your own? If you are graduating from college are you going to go on to grad school? Get a job? Move back […]

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