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Strategies for Improving Self Esteem

Remember all the good things you accomplished. You did extraordinary things! It is easy to focus on a time when you said something embarrassing during a team meeting.  Yet, you never moved on emotionally. Each time you go over one of those situations, it brings back negativity as if it just happened.  However, you can […]

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How do you know when it is time to leave a job?

You have some of these feelings when you think about your future with your current job: Relieved When you leave a job where you feel relieved, that is the real sign you made the right decision. You had an intolerable manager or coworker. The pay did not match your duties/experience, and the organization took advantage […]

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Giving Up Too Easily

“Your workout today will be your warm-up tomorrow.” unknown The human mind and body are far more resilient than people give it credit. Yes, I am now eating my dog food (it’s keto-friendly) about implementing this blog’s ideas. I have been exercising for a while after decades of inactivity. I exercise five times a week. […]

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A Case for Intrapreneurship for Career Growth

What is an Intrapreneur? Will Kenton at Investopedia states, “An intrapreneur is an employee who develops an innovative idea or project within a company.” Entrepreneurs start from scratch and build businesses from the ground up where there are no existing processes.  That also means there is no entrenched culture and politics that people have to […]

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The Lessons Duolingo Actually Taught Me

This post is not going to be a critique or review of Duolingo. However, there are some elements that you can take away from to get an idea about how Duolingo works. The primary goal of this post is to inspire you to look at your learning system and determine if it is useful and […]

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5 Reasons to Start a Business During Economic Downturns

Introduction COVID-19 caused the whole world to rethink how we work. Companies needed to optimize their resources in ways most people never consider.  Companies thought that remote work could not be done only to discover higher levels of productivity.  Others realized that their levels of employment could no longer support the company’s strategic goals. As […]

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Ageism and Your Career

Age discrimination involves using age as a factor affecting how people get hired and promoted. Typically, ageism affects older workers who command higher salaries for their experience. The phenomenon is complex and challenging to overcome, but you can succeed with the right approach.  Everyone will experience age discrimination multiple times in their career. The Youth […]

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Peter Drucker's Quotes

Peter Drucker developed management ideas, including management by objectives and evolved into the founder of modern management. Here is a list of some quotes. “Business has only two functions — marketing and innovation.” “Until we can manage TIME, we can manage nothing else.” “Decision making is the specific executive task.” “The best way to predict […]

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Mental Toughness - How to Move Through Life

Why we need mental toughness Mental toughness keeps you going even with insurmountable forces against your progress. Mental toughness separates those who fail and give up with those who fail and eventually succeed. Life is challenging and demanding. Life has no favorites. Bad things happen to good people, and good things happen to bad people.   […]

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