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  • A Career Portfolio Can Give You A Competitive Edge
    by Carole Kanchier - September 14, 2017
    Advance your career. Develop a career portfolio that demonstrates what you can offer a potential employer, business investor, or new client. Portfolios provide considerably more information than a cover letter and resume alone. Career portfolios use words and pictures, as well as an array of multi-media formats. A portfolio is limited only by one’s imagination. A portfolio includes work samples that show y...
  • 5 Important Soft Skills
    by Robin Schlinger - September 13, 2017
    “Soft skills” are people skills—they are always in high demand at every level of an organization. You may demonstrate your soft skills at every stage of your job search, from the first time you revise or write your resume to the final interview. What soft skills are companies looking for? Communication. One way to show that you are a good communicator is to make sure that your resume looks and sounds p...
  • 7 Excuses For Not Networking & How To Move Beyond Them
    by Beverly Jones - September 12, 2017
    You already know that, for most professionals, a broad, diverse social network is vital to career success. Career support is just one of the benefits that tend to flow to a person with many connections. The importance of being embedded in a vibrant network is so great that social scientists are studying how it impacts the uneven distribution of opportunity and wealth in our society. In their fascinating book, &...
  • Gender Bias at Work - Why Men Call Forceful Women 'Hysterical' And Try To Silence Them
    by Kathy Caprino - September 12, 2017
    As many around the world have now seen or heard, Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, was interrupted for the second time in a week by her male colleagues, and called “hysterical” for behavior that is clearly, undeniably not hysterical but forceful and assertive. As one who coaches and trains hundreds of mid- to senior-level professional women every year, I can assure you that this is not an isolated e...
  • Fall - New Beginnings
    by Carole Kanchier - September 11, 2017
    Fall, a season of transformations, may be the time to dare yourself to change, welcome new opportunities! Questers Dare to Change Your Job and Life, by Dr. Carole Kanchier, shows how to start the fall season with a positive mindset. Positive Mindset Questers with a positive mindset are open to experiencing new things in all areas of life. They believe we are continuously growing. They seek opportunities tor improve th...
  • The One Conversation That Can Instantly Improve Your Career
    by Lindsey Pollak - September 11, 2017
    Read the original post on Lindsey's blog. Do you generally prefer emailing, texting or talking on the phone? Do you love it when people write their whole message in the email subject line or does it make you cringe? How do you feel about voicemail? Emoticons? Infographics? What these types of questions reveal is commonly known as your “communication style,” that is, your preferences about how people ideal...
  • Trust: The New Workplace Currency - 15 Ways We Derail Trust at Work
    by Nan S. Russell - September 11, 2017
    Social media and a 24/7 news-frenzy fuel distrust no matter one's political leanings. From governmental leaks to behind closed door healthcare dismantling, we live in times of intrigue, spin, rumor, jockeying, and miscommunication; some deliberate, some not. And all of that being accelerated and highlighted via technology. No wonder trust in government nears historic lows. While most of us don't work in such politic...
  • 4 Surprising Ways Pessimism Is Good For You
    by Melody Wilding - September 8, 2017
    A positive attitude is often touted as a secret ingredient to entrepreneurial success. And it’s true: your outlook can impact everything from your sales numbers to your mental health. But blind optimism can leave you ill-prepared for stressful situations. And as every entrepreneur knows, pressure is par for the course when running a business. A new theory posits that a certain type of negative thinking can actually...
  • The Greatest Threat to Success and How to Avoid It
    by Marshall Goldsmith - September 8, 2017
    In a recent dialogue with my friend and Lifestorming co-author, Alan Weiss, we talked about the greatest threat to success and how the most successful people in the world avoid it. The greatest threat to achieving success is not admitting we need help to get better and be the best! One thing that every great leader, athlete, and talented person has that helps make them the best at what they do is a coach. They all have help...
  • Does The Clock Manage You?
    by Carole Kanchier - September 7, 2017
    Are you always jamming your schedule, feel you can't waste a second? Do you allow the clock to manage you? Or, do you feel comfortable trusting your intuition to guide your time? To better manage time, we set priorities and schedule our days and months. But we often still feel pressured, lack total control. The conventional approach to managing time was appropriate for the Industrial-Age, but is this effective in th...