Posts Tagged ‘ strategies ’


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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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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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 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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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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Quick Decisions.

Feb 5th, 2012 | By | Category: application, aptitude, Career advice, challenges, confidence, decision making, fear, focus, self confidence, strategy, tactics

When faced with a challenge it is good to take time to analyze the situation. Often our first impression is not the clearest or most detailed. In our haste to reach a conclusion we over look details, which may make a difference in how to best approach the challenge. While watching a colony of ants […]

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A Mentor

Jan 29th, 2012 | By | Category: finding a mentor, mentor, strategy, tactics

Last evening I spent with my daughters and some of their friends. Most of the quests were in their middle 20s to late 30s. The conversation bounced around a lot from topic to topic, but it seemed to always return to their jobs and careers. There were several things that interested me in their discussions, […]

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A new twist on fake it till you make it.

Dec 12th, 2011 | By | Category: abundance, Career advice, career challenges, difficult boss, persuasion, tactics

I met a new friend with an interesting job situation. She is the sole representative of a foreign company in New York City. Being a long way from the home office has created some real challenges. First there is a lot of envy among her home office coworkers, which results in less than desirable support. […]

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Do you work in a zero sum environment?

Nov 28th, 2011 | By | Category: A game, abundance, challenges, competitive challenges, competitive environment, difficult boss, focus, opportunity, tactics

The difference between zero sum and an expansion theory determines your view on competition. Some believe that rewards are limited and the more you share the less you get. This often demonstrated by dividing the proverbial pie. The more you share the smaller piece of pie. Others believe in the expansion theory, sometimes referred to […]

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Book Review:”How To Work For An Idiot” by John Hoover PhD

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: career challenges, challenges, difficult boss, strategy, tactics

Book Review I am thankful for the invitation from Career Press to review the revised edition of: How To Work For An Idiot – Survive And Thrive Without Killing Your Boss In his revised version of “How To Work For An Idiot”, Dr. John Hoover PhD has added all 10 types of bosses that he […]

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Everyone needs a strategy

Mar 27th, 2011 | By | Category: abundance, aptitude, Career advice, career challenges, personality, professional image, strategy, tactics

Strategy, according to deals with how one event affects others. Once only thought of as a military process, strategic planning is now a common political and business term. In its purest sense strategy looks at how elements are linked and provides a high level plan to achieve a goal. Until recently military strategies were […]

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