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At any given point in your career, people will be forming opinions on whether you’ve “got what it takes” to make it to the next level. Which of these capabilities would make the biggest difference for you if you worked on it now?read more
If you’re wrestling with a demanding job you want to excel at, but it’s draining your energy and getting you down, then here are five actionable strategies to keep your energy up and avoid burning yourself out.
What’s holding you back from the success you want in your career and life and how long have you been putting up with it? There is always an action or choice available to you. Set yourself free toward the future you want with five simple steps.
Fear can keep you from jumping in when you face a big opportunity or challenge at work. You can do all the work to be prepared and still not feel ready. Here are five strategies I’ve found useful to move forward and act and feel ready.
The usual requirements for getting promoted are things like delivering results and being seen as a leader. In my experience, you’ll struggle to get promoted without also having these three essentials, no matter how great you are at your job.
Vacation is a great time to switch off from the day-to-day pressures of work and switch on to thinking about what you really want in your career and life. Here are five steps for using your vacation time wisely to advance your career.
The great thing about the middle of the year is that there’s still time to achieve your goals for the year. Whatever has or hasn’t happened so far, you can still finish the year strong. Here are 5 ways to set yourself up for success.
If you’re having to “do more with less”, then you can only stretch yourself so far before the system breaks down. Here are three things you can do that have helped me through times when I lacked the resources to get everything done.
What advice would you give your younger self? If I could go back in time to advise “young May” when I was starting out in my career, I would tell my younger self these four things. See if they help you too.
I love a good graduation commencement speech because it’s a simple, easy and fun way to gain advice on how to live a good life and succeed in your career. Here are three commencement speeches with powerful messages.
Motherhood doesn’t come with an instruction manual. Yet there are a huge number of societal expectations for what being a “good mother” looks like. These lessons helped me be a good mother without conforming to some imaginary perfect person.
How do you motivate yourself to do the things you know you should do and even want to do? Things that are important personally but aren’t urgent. And how do you make yourself stick with it. These four strategies have helped me get and stay motivated on big goals.
How do you make it work when you're a working mother with big career aspirations? Whether you're an experienced mother, a first-time mother, or just starting to consider having children, these success factors worked well for me over my 24-year corporate career.