Posts Tagged ‘ self confidence ’

Book Review THE ELEGANT PITCH by MIKE FIGLIUOLO

Aug 21st, 2016 | By | Category: book review, Career advice, career challenges, communications, decision making, persuasion, self confidence, skills, success, training, trying too hard, will to win

I am thankful for the invitation from Career Press to review Mile Figliuolo’s new book The Elegant Pitch. One key element of a successful career is the ability to convince others. Often called “The Pitch” how we sell our ideas, skills, products and services determines the level of our success. Learning to effectively pitch our […]

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The Leadership Campaign book review by the PracticaL Mentor

Jun 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Career advice

I am thankful for the invitation from Career Press to review Scott Miller’s and David Morey’s new book The Leadership Campaign. At last there is a book that bridges the separation between political campaigns and business. The Leadership Campaign by Scott Miller and David Morey is a must read for all of us who are […]

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Book Review “All Hands On Deck” By Peter J. Boni

Jul 19th, 2015 | By | Category: book review, Career advice, career choice, career choices, passion, strategy, tactics

I am thankful for the invitation from Career Press to review Peter J. Boni’s new book All Hands On Deck All Hands On Deck is a must read for all those who have an interest in management, and especially those aspiring to become a CEO. Peter J. Boni reveals his strategy to find opportunity in […]

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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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7 setbacks for the middle class – the recovery aint what is seems.

Jan 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Career advice, career challenges, career choice, career choices, challenges, choosing a career, choosing a mentor, communication skills, decision making, fear, government shutdown, opportunity, personality, professional image, recession, self confidence, success, trying too hard, will to win

There are many of us still reeling from the economic recession, which by all news accounts is over. I talk to so many people who are still unemployed or under employed, and many of them are beginning to believe that some how it their fault. If you listen to the news, and political rhetoric the […]

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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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A New Year Dawning?

Jan 1st, 2012 | By | Category: abundance, opportunity, passion, self confidence

This morning I was up early and saw the sun rise on the New Year. It looked very similar to yesterday’s sunrise, but there was something different about it. Perhaps it was just my mental inference on an occurrence unchanged since the beginning of the universe. When we watch the sunrise, we are seeing, in […]

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Social Aspects Of Competition

Sep 18th, 2011 | By | Category: A game, abundance, competitive challenges, strategy, tactics, trying too hard, will to win

This past week I spent at the beach. It was really nice weather the first couple of days and we played a lot of horseshoes on the beach. Although I have played horseshoes off an on over the years, I do not play often enough to be a real competitor. However holding true to my […]

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Improving Your Image.

Feb 27th, 2011 | By | Category: abundance, Career advice, communication skills, confidence, professional image, skills, strategy, training

: Just being yourself should be good enough, but look at most successful people and you may notice they work very hard to present a desired image. Either consciously or subconsciously we all adopt the language and mannerisms of those that impress us. Just think of how many slang words and expressions have been added […]

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How To Display Self-Confidence

Feb 13th, 2011 | By | Category: abundance, aptitude, Career advice, confidence, mentor, negativity, self confidence

This week I engaged in a discussion on how to best to demonstrate self-confidence.  Before we even got started there was a big discussion on what self-confidence really is.  The difference came down to the comparison between two widely held definitions.   The classic dictionary definition – confidence in oneself and in one’s powers and abilities, […]

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Confidence

Sep 12th, 2010 | By | Category: abundance, application, aptitude, Career advice, career challenges, career choices, challenges, competing, confidence, office problems, personality, persuasion, self confidence, skills, success, training

Confidence is a necessary skill that is often neglected in the development of a career strategy. There are different kinds and degrees of confidence, and finding the balance that best suits your personality and goals is often difficult. As many people suffer from over confidence as lack of confidence not only in themselves, but also […]

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