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We often think of gifts in terms of things. But the most valuable gift you can give isn’t a thing or even a special experience. Instead, it’s a gift that helps fulfill a basic human need.
There’s an important step you’ll want to take at the end of the year, but it’s one that most people overlook. It’s a step that helps you finish the year strong (especially mentally) and establish a foundation for your success in the year to come.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could wave a magic wand and guarantee you’ll have a fulfilling career? While there’s no magic formula, here are three factors that can substantially enhance your chances of success.
No one’s life can be wonderful all the time. We all have ups and downs. But how you handle the tough times shows your true character and determines how rich a life you have. This is how I overcame a huge struggle this week.
How can you give yourself the best chance of having a long and fulfilling career? If you want a career where you’re able to add value, feel fulfilled and stay employed over the long term, then there’s one skill that stands above all others.
When it comes to succeeding in your career, no one cares more than you do. So, instead of leaving it to others to direct your career, the only way to be sure you have the career you want is to take ownership of it.
When you work hard on something and still don’t get great results, it’s natural to feel frustrated, avoid the activity or even stop trying. But often, you can’t. Use this 3-step process to make the changes needed to get the results you want.
When it comes to identifying the most important decisions you can make in a day, most of us get it wrong. When you miss out on making the most important decisions, your career and life can go badly off course.
Would you like to set yourself up for success today? The kind of success that makes people want to work with (and for) you and leads to more opportunities in your career? The good news is it takes just one simple shift in your thinking.
The key to long-term success personally and professionally is focusing on what’s important, but “important but not urgent” tasks are the easiest to put off. Take these four steps to turn things to your advantage.
Relying on the quality of your work and your dedication no longer works to get noticed by senior management. The good news is there are some simple things you can do every day or every week to show who you really are.
Being a hard worker is a necessary part of advancing your career. But burning yourself out is all too easy to do when you’re dedicated, driven, determined and demanding. These three steps can help you to avoid exhaustion and overwhelm.
Sponsors are like gold dust. You’ll be fortunate to have one at any given point in your career. So it's important to cultivate those relationships with great care and attention. Here are three things you need to do to make the most of the time with your sponsor.
Being indispensable may seem like a great thing, but it’s a problem for your career. Find out why being indispensable is dangerous and what you must do instead to advance your career.
Have you ever wondered how some people got so lucky? Have you ever asked yourself, “Why them and not me?” More likely than not, it’s because they took advantage of pivotal moments to make a difference to their career trajectory.
A manager who is actively sabotaging your career can make your life miserable every day and even make you feel depressed. If your manager is not giving you any opportunities, here are three strategies that can improve your situation.
Meetings are important opportunities to show others what you know, how you think and what you’re like. Yet, speaking up at meetings can be stressful and pressure-filled. These three steps can help you speak with confidence and authority.
It’s easy to keep taking things on until you feel overwhelmed and out of control. These three decisions can help you regain control to live a life that’s focused on your true priorities.