Winning in the Fourth Quarter Is a State of Mind

As we enter into the last quarter of 2018 it’s easy to fall into one of two states of mind: State of Mind #1: The year is almost over and I haven’t accomplished nearly as much as I wanted to, so I’ll just wait until the New Year and begin fresh then. State of Mind […]

SUMMER’S OVER. TIME TO HEAD BACK-TO-CAREER-SUCCESS!

Self-Assessment Quiz  — TRUE  OR FALSE: My resume is up to date. I can recite my elevator pitch in my sleep. I regularly attend industry events. I have a game plan and a hit list when I get to the events. The end of summer is fast approaching. Some kids have already started back to […]

DON’T BE A BASIC B – BEHAVIOURIST, THAT IS!

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: No one notices me at work; it doesn’t matter if I work hard or not. My boss doesn’t really pay attention to my work and how I do it. Sometimes meetings are called and I’m not included; I don’t bother to tell anyone. Last week, I talked about being […]

CAREER DREAMS? WRITE IT DOWN. BE READY!

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ True or False: I have made a career vision board. I have a mind of my own. If my goal landed in my life today, I’m ready. I spend more time on Facebook reading about others’ successes than working on building my own. There is absolutely no time to waste when it […]

PAT YOURSELF ON THE BACK. WITH WORDS.

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ True or False: I know how to write a comprehensive email to my manager that highlights my quarter-end benchmarks. I think it is important to check in with my manager periodically to inform her of what I’m working on. I believe in my work and think I deserve praise. Believe it or […]

ARE YOU READY TO ASK FOR WHAT YOU WANT?

Self-Assessment Quiz – True or False: I know what I need to succeed at my job, from salary to support to scheduling. I am aware of my strengths and weaknesses. I don’t let other people make decisions for me without my input. I am confident with speaking up, interacting with higher executives, and tooting my […]

LEARN TO LOVE THOSE ON-THE-JOB HATERS

Self-Assessment Quiz – True or False: I am a genuine person at work. I give praise where praise is due, and I don’t try to steal other’s thunder. I listen more than I talk. I am engaging and open with my co-workers. Last week I talked about how important it is for you to love […]