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Do you set goals and new year resolutions each year simply because you feel like you’re “supposed to”? There’s a more energizing and inspiring way to prepare yourself for the year to come. Ask yourself these three questions instead.
Are you hard on yourself? Do you feel like there's always more you could and should do? Being hard on yourself places unnecessary obstacles in your way. Take these three steps to stop giving yourself a hard time and lessen the pressure.
What do you do when a colleague bad-mouths you and tries to make you look bad? It can happen to anyone. Here are three steps to handle the situation and get back on course when a colleague is sabotaging your career.
It’s frustrating when you’re ready for a management role but others still see you as a worker. Instead of waiting and feeling frustrated, there are three areas you can work on right now to help your managers see you as someone who’s ready for management.
Have you been pigeonholed at work and want to get others to see you differently? While you can’t control what others think of you, there are things you can do to change their perceptions. Here are the three steps I’ve found most effective.
Advancing in your career can be tricky, especially as you get more senior. There are fewer positions and it’s hard to know exactly what you need to do to get ahead. That’s where mentors are key. Here are three ways they can help you move forward.
As you progress in your career, being excellent at your job is not enough to guarantee advancement. If you want to be seen as ready for the next level and be recognized for the value you bring, you need to stand out by being a rainmaker. Here‘s how.
One way to gain credibility and show you’re ready to move to the next level is by taking on stretch assignments. But these opportunities come with risk. When is it worth putting your reputation on the line to take them on? Ask these three questions to decide.
Do the right people know who you are and the value you can bring? Are you getting the opportunities you need to shine? Your personal brand is everything for your career prospects, so build yours in the right way starting with these three areas.
The kind of thinking that got you this far in your career won’t be the kind that gets you to the next level. As you progress, your success depends increasingly on the quality of your thinking. Is yours helping or hurting your career prospects?
When your career feels like it’s going slower than you’d like, there are four essential areas to focus on to shift the momentum and accelerate your progress. The second is your activities – are yours setting you up for success or holding you back?
When your career feels like it’s going slower than you’d like, there are four essential areas to focus on to shift the momentum and accelerate your progress. The first is relationships – whether you have the right ones and what to do when you find gaps.
Do you want to achieve your big goals and make your aspirations a reality? If so, what one thing could you focus on that will make the biggest difference to your progress between now and the end of the year? Here are four candidates.
When a team member leaves, it can feel personal. Will others see you as a bad leader and wonder what’s “wrong” with your team? But it’s normal and even healthy to have turnover in a team and here are three reasons why it can be a good thing.
Are you stuck in meetings all day? Do you find yourself with no time to get work done much less have time to think and be strategic? This strategy will help you take back your time, reduce stress and make you (and your team) happier and more productive.
It’s easy to feel powerless at work, whether it’s because of changes beyond your control or pressure to produce outcomes that don’t line up. These three steps will help you to focus on the power you do have to change your situation at work.
Career setbacks happen to all of us because no career goes completely smoothly. While they can feel devastating in the moment, what matters is what you do next. Here are three things you can do when you have a career setback to get back on track.
When you’re not clear on the next steps in your career, it’s unsettling and even scary. Especially when you’re already mid-career or at senior level where the stakes are higher. Here are three ways to get clarity on your next career move.