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Start Today By Designing Your Life…Your Career…Your Business

Traveling in and out of the world’s busiest airports, searching for balance, and not finding it and living a life that most would want, I struggled to find happiness.  I realized that I had to step back, become my best observer and change my life! I began examining what was working in my life and … Continue reading

Get Your Foot In The Door

Are there companies on your bucket list where you see yourself working? There was a time when I would spend hours dreaming about working for particular company.  When I expressed this dream to my mentor, he asked me how I was going to get my foot into the door. That’s the question:  How can you … Continue reading

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How to Voice an Opposing Viewpoint

What do you do when you discover that your manager is wrong or your company is going in the wrong direction? Knowing how to voice an opposing viewpoint can either enhance your chances for career success or put a nail in your coffin. Here are some Smart Solution Strategies™ which guide you with tools when … Continue reading

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How to Receive Negative Feedback

How you receive performance feedback can set you apart from your colleagues. What you do with the information can enhance your career and give you the keys to career success. It isn’t easy, nor should it be to hear that you’ve performed less than a stellar work. However, in every cloud, there is a silver … Continue reading

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What To Do After The Job Interview is Over

Do you know what to do after an interview is over? Understanding post interview etiquette can set you apart from your competition. Your resume passed the mustard, you landed an interview and you now you sit and wait for the call or email confirmation that your skills and expertise is the perfect match. For many … Continue reading

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The Critical First Few Months on the Job

  You nailed the interview. You’ve celebrated. And, you’ve experienced nirvana because you landed the job which others did not. Your first impression doesn’t stop with your acceptance speech. You’ve got to continue making your best impression. Here are some Smart Solution Strategies™ which you need to adopt to making a lasting good impression. First … Continue reading

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Informational Interviews: The Window To Your Next Job

Have you been thinking of changing jobs lately? If so, you’ll want to carefully listen. There is a saying: If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got. In other words, do something different. Instead of waiting for a job opening, take an opportunity to introduce yourself in … Continue reading

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Presenting Yourself Competitively

Companies want the brightest and best person on their team. Hands, down, everything is competitive. Whether you are competing for the C-Suite corner office or sitting with a hiring manager who is interviewing you for a job, you have to think like a champion. To run the race and win, you must create a competitive … Continue reading

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Moving Sideways on the Career Ladder

Traditionally, the way to climb the career ladder was to move up. The job market has changed. Companies are flattening their organizations and eliminating layers which housed management positions and titles. There are a limited number of steps on the ladder; therefore, you have to be smart about your career and be willing to sometimes … Continue reading

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How To Resign From Your Job

The economy is growing, employers are beginning to hire and employees are contemplating moving into new jobs. This phenomenon motivates me to ask an obvious question. Do you know how to resign from your job? Here are Smart Solutions Strategies™ for resigning your job using professional courtesies to leave a good impression. First Smart Solution: … Continue reading

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Relationship Investment

There are a lot of things which I have figured out and there are many things which I haven’t. This is something which I know for sure. In order to get ahead of your competition, you must have more than an education and a skill set. You have to have soft skills. Hundreds of times … Continue reading