Crafting Your Seat at the Table: The Power of Initiative in Your Career.

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Crafting Your Seat at the Table: The Power of Initiative in Your Career Journey In the realm of professional growth and success, sometimes the most significant opportunities come not from invitations but from your initiative to create your path. One powerful lesson learned in many careers is that if the seat at certain tables isn’t…

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Finding Happiness Beyond Work: Unveiling the Essence of Meaningful Work

Work is more than a routine; it’s a canvas where our dreams, skills, and ambitions converge. Often, the debate about work’s significance revolves around whether it’s interesting or tedious. However, the true essence may not lie in these extremes but in our perception and understanding of what work means to us.   The Neutral Definition…

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4 Ways to plan your LinkedIn Strategy?

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What is your LinkedIn strategy? Unless you have a clear LinkedIn strategy in place, you will not get results. Social media is a distraction at the best of times. And without a clear strategy, even LinkedIn, can be a total waste of your time. Despite the platform’s potential, it’s vast number of users and global…

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When it feels like you’re stuck in the wrong job.

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When it feels like you’re stuck in the wrong job. Know that you are not. When it feels like it’s too late to start something new. Know that you can. When it feels like no one will ever give you a break. Know that they will. And if reading this doesn’t feel real – know…

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Don’t make these 3 Interview Mistakes!

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An interview is a structured conversation where one participant asks questions, and the other provides answers. So, an interview is an exchange of information to ascertain if there is a meeting of minds. In other words, you are there to talk about you and they are there to talk about what they want. Whatever you…

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What Does Your LinkedIn Profile Photo Say About You?

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Is it Professional, Likable, or Influential? How would you know? As the world’s largest professional networking platform, LinkedIn connects 680 million people from over 200 countries, in 24 different languages – daily. What brand image are you sending out in the form of your profile photo? What Does Your LinkedIn Profile Photo Say About You? With new users joining…

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3 Strategies to shift a negative situation at work

3 Strategies to use to shift a negative situation at work There is nothing worse than the feeling of being stuck. Especially in a negative situation at work, and being unable to shift it. Here are 3 Strategies to use and shift a negative situation at work. They are tried and tested (by me) form…

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Knowing your Skills vs your Talents.

The first step to planning a solid career strategy is knowing yourself. The foundation step of knowing yourself is knowing what your skills vs your talents are. There are the elements that form part of your career identity and without this clarity of yourself you wouldn’t know what the difference is between satisfying – good…

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Mid-Year YOU Reviews

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Plan ahead and conduct a mid year YOU review! Why & How you should. Plan ahead and run a mid year review on YOU; The Why, The How and The Benefits to you. As organizations run through a series of mid-year performance reviews. HR depts. conduct the mandatory task of rating us; on a numerical…

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How not to be strategic about your career!

How not to be strategic about your career. AKA The Mistakes I made in my career… I had a plan to find my dream career, so I thought. But I made some key mistakes along the way. I was in my early 20’s and had returned from extensive backpacking travel abroad. I had successfully delayed…

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