Tag: success

Own Your Development and Performance

Too often professionals rely on the advice of their management or human resources department in isolation to guide their professional development. While their feedback and guidance is very important to your performance at your present place of employment, if you rely on it in isolation you may be doing yourself a disservice. Management and human […]

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Take Initiative in the Workplace

Are you someone who’s known for showing initiative? If not, you may be negatively impacting your ability to be promoted or secure a new position. Initiative is, “the ability to assess and initiate things independently” (OxfordDictionaries.com).   Stand Out From Your Peers Applicants for new positions are commonly asked to describe an example of a […]

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3 Things I Will Always Be Thankful for Professionally

  Throughout my career, I have been fortunate to work with a large, diverse group of talented people. I have learned a great deal from them and I have also had the opportunity to provide guidance and support as well. There are many experiences that I am thankful for but here are three key things […]

Using Your Strengths at Work

Who Else Wants a Job They Love? Use Your Strengths at Work

According to Gallup, 70% of U.S. employees are not engaged at work. It’s difficult to be engaged and love your job if you aren’t able to use your strengths or tap into your interests. Yes, there are people who just want a job that meets their most basic of needs or preferences and aren’t concerned […]

Detroit Lions’ Ryan Broyles is Owning It!

Broyles Uses Road Maps to Achieve Goals I first learned of Ryan Broyles when I read an ESPN headline about him being financially frugal early on in his career in anticipation of his future. I’ll admit that I know very little about football but I’ve heard of the perils of athletes who are paid well. […]

Is being exceptional really this simple?

Could it really come down to effort? Yes, it’s really possible to realize the benefits of being an exceptional candidate or from doing a great job if you put forth the effort. Effort can help you stand out from your peers and other professionals whether you’re in a job or career that you want to […]

Want to Advance Your Career? Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Doing what you’ve always done and expecting different results?  One of my favorite quotes is “if you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten” by Tony Robbins.  I’ve been fortunate to have experienced a variety of circumstances that have forced me to frequently adapt to change, seldom appreciating the ‘comfort of […]

Brand Ambassadors Contribute to Success

Brand Ambassadors Add Value   Loyal, engaged brand ambassadors can contribute to an organization’s stability, growth, and longevity by serving as an additional channel of communication; strengthening relationships; establishing new relationships; preventing the loss of customers; and by saving time and money.    Serving as an additional channel of communication Brand ambassadors tell an organization’s […]

Are You Successful?

You Define Success    Many of us have been taught to believe it’s best for us to simply work hard, go to school, get a good job and raise a family. And for many, this is a most rewarding path to follow. Throughout our lives we may meet people who are quite passionate about what […]

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