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  • I Lived For My To-To List, But Here's Why I Ditched It
    by Lindsey Pollak - August 29, 2017
    Read the original post on Lindsey's blog. Is there anything more satisfying than checking things off of a to-do list? I didn’t used to think so. But I recently decided to kill my to-do list obsession—and here’s why you might want to ditch yours, too. A LOVE AFFAIR WITH LISTS I’m not sure anyone loves a to-do list more than I do. I have bought special graph paper notebooks to make my lists e...
  • Want To Change Careers? Take This Critical Step First
    by Kathy Caprino - August 29, 2017
    Every day, I hear from professionals who desperately want to change their careers. They typically have at least one or a combination of these key reasons for desiring change: - They have stopped finding any value, meaning or enjoyment in their work - Their work, colleagues, or environment have become toxic, exhausting and negatively impactful - They no longer feel well-suited to the work they do day in and day out...
  • 4 Ways You Need to Know to Get the Go Ahead
    by Marshall Goldsmith - August 28, 2017
    In our book Lifestorming, Alan Weiss and I discuss that one of the most important elements in life’s journey is granting ourselves permission. It’s something that many of us do not do and it can significantly hold us back from success and happiness both personal and professional. We’ve found that when it comes to getting the go ahead, there are four positions that most of us will take. The first is you...
  • Tips For Successful Self-Promotion
    by Carole Kanchier - August 28, 2017
    Do you feel comfortable marketing yourself? Or, do you fear rejection, appearing boastful? Believe it’s impolite to talk about yourself? If so, you’re not alone. To get your ideal job, you must promote yourself. If you don’t tell others what you can offer, how will they know what you can do? Where to start? 1. View yourself as an entrepreneur. Think of yourself as a product to be sold, rather tha...
  • Do You Manage Your Career As Well As Your To-Do List?
    by Lisa Rangel - August 25, 2017
    We all have a to-do list. To-do lists take all kinds of forms: written lists in notebooks, notepads, organizers, napkins, task functions on phones, Evernote, etc… You name it and you can probably put a to do list item on it, right? Me? I have a short term to do list I keep on post-its, these being the items I need to get done that day. I also have a running to-do list with long term items that can be done as ti...
  • Not Thinking About Retirement Yet? You Should Be!
    by Georgia Adamson - August 25, 2017
    If you’re viewing retirement as some far-off future event that you don’t need to think about now, you’re fooling yourself. Likewise, if you feel smugly confident that you’ve made shrewd investments and will be in great shape when you finally decide to retire, you might face a rude awakening. Almost the only factor you can count on about retirement is that you can’t count on matters staying as they...
  • Test Your Dining Etiquette
    by Carole Kanchier - August 24, 2017
    Lunch or dinner meetings are common. Prospective employers and colleagues want to know how you can handle yourself in social situations, and whether you can carry on a good conversation. Business deals can be sealed or lost over a meal. Test Your Dining Etiquette Answer Yes or No. 1. I like sampling exotic food. 2. If the menu is fixed and I'm served food I dislike, I ask for a replacement. 3. I place my wrist...
  • How to Make Yourself Indispensable (In Business and Life)
    by Melody Wilding - August 23, 2017
    Knowing the right people can skyrocket your career. Your network is your net worth, right? Yet the word networking itself makes people nervous. Add to that the expectation to somehow provide value in a way that creates a relationship based on like and trust. If you’re like most people, you’re probably not sure what “adding value” means or how it plays out in the real world. You may want to build l...
  • Often Missing From Conversations About Diversity and Inclusion: Cognitive Diversity
    by Sara Canaday - August 23, 2017
    I don’t typically write or comment on issues of diversity and inclusion. But an often-overlooked aspect of the topic — cognitive diversity — is starting to come into the spotlight, and I have some insights on it because of the focus of my work. In my experience, I’ve seen that companies produce the best results and are better able to innovate when their team members don’t all think, process inform...
  • What Recruiters and Hiring Managers Are Talking About Now
    by Robin Schlinger - August 23, 2017
    One of my advantages as a professional resume writer and mentor for other writers is that I keep up with the latest in recruiting information and approaches. I share that information with my clients, so that they know what they need to do to make their resume stand out. What are recruiters and hiring managers talking about now? First, they are taking note of the surge in state laws prohibiting companies from asking about...