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5 Creative Ways to Reach Your Professional Development Goals

January 27, 2017

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In a recent blog post, I discussed a common trait I find among most successful professionals: They are committed to continuous learning and development. As you contemplate your goals for 2017, I urge you to put professional development on your own to-do list as an “essential.” And if you’re a manager, remember that training and […]

Professional Development Goals

The Importance of Saying ‘No’ at Work

January 13, 2017

Nope, this post isn’t about my “word of the year.” (If you haven’t read about the word I chose for 2017, get the scoop here!) Instead, it’s about another word I believe everyone should employ to be more productive – and quite likely more sane. That’s the word “no.” You could barely turn on the […]

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My Word of the Year for 2017: Essential

January 11, 2017

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In 2016 my life became a lot less hectic as I employed my word of the year: Simplify. I added more breathing room in my schedule – and my closet – and adopted a general mantra that “less is more.” My year of simplifying was so fulfilling and freeing that I knew I wanted to […]

5 Career Tips to Make This Your Best Year Ever

January 6, 2017

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to advance your career? Whether you’re aiming for a promotion or a new position altogether, you can cultivate habits to help you stand out as you push your career to the next level – or just shine as a star performer right where you are. Try these simple […]

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How to Make This Your Best Year Ever

January 8, 2016

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As you set your New Year’s resolutions (mine include eating less sugar and reading more fiction — book recommendations welcome!), don’t forget to set some professional goals. To get you started, I rounded up career advice that will help young professionals catapult to the next level. And, here’s a secret: If you’re a more seasoned […]

How to Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever