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4 Behaviours World Class CEOs Apply To Projects and Life

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A Harvard Business Review Article references a 10 year study that discusses the four (4) behaviours that make for a World Class CEO: Decide with Confidence and Speed Be Relationship Masters Be Proactive in Adapting to Change Practice Relentless Consistency The article resonated with me as it made me think of how I’ve applied (or   …Continue Reading


Find Meaning, Purpose, and Challenge in Your Career

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“Imagine what a harmonious world it could be if every single person, both young and old, shared a little of what he is good at doing.” – Quincy Jones Careers are like roller coasters, they have peaks and valleys, one day you are the King and the next you are the Goat. You are only   …Continue Reading


5 Reasons Why Fear is Your Greatest Career Challenge

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When I took a Dale Carnegie course on public speaking we had to give 3 small speeches a night. There was a formula to follow, but there were no note cards or Power Point slides, just your memory and the formula to make it more compelling. If that was not fear inducing enough, during one   …Continue Reading


The Secret To Getting Laid Off And Improving Your Health, Inner Peace, Sleep, and Career.

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After 7 years, my SAP (enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations) position was eliminated last year at a Pharmaceutical Company.  I knew it was coming but it still managed to irritate me.  I had been instrumental in setting up an almost 20 Million Dollar cost savings project. I had resurrected SAP value   …Continue Reading


Who Else Wants To Feel Great While Looking For Work?

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This is a picture of one of my work out rooms I’m finally using every day. When work begins to consume your life you tend to focus less on health, friends and inner spirituality.  In my case my health could have been better the last few years. I was staying up late, writing articles for   …Continue Reading


Top Three Tips To Create Your Own Awesome Website

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One of the best ways to boost your career, build a new business or show off your incredible talent is to create your own website.  Feeling like life is passing you by? Want to change the world? Need a place to document your skills for future employers? Build a website. This will be one of   …Continue Reading


5 Steps To Landing An Awesome New Job

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I was speaking in Fabulous Las Vegas at a SAP/Supply Chain conference this year and now I find myself out of a job. WTF? Sure, there are a host of reasons why my position was abolished – big cutbacks across the board, a new Department in India and a new boss – I don’t know   …Continue Reading


14 Ways To Rejuvenate Your Passions This Spring

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Spring brings the perfect opportunity to shake off your winter doldrums! Get in tune with the all the new growth around you and make some positive changes in your life: try these 14 ways to rejuvenate your passions.   Rejuvenating Passions in Your Professional Life   Reconnect with former colleagues. If you’re feeling more energetic   …Continue Reading


Become Resilient To Bungling Fools

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In every office there is the bungling fool. That person who is blind to their horrifying faults, processes zero people skills and has the ability to make everyone’s life exceptionally miserable at least once a week. These people learn to hide behind a wall of excuses and the boss, until finally someone wakes up and   …Continue Reading


The Ultimate Guide To Finding Career Happiness

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I used to fly to work in the company jet (as pictured) The same model (A Challenger 604) was used in a James Bond film. I was served fat succulent tiger shrimp dinners, by a polite waiter with a white linen napkin draped over his forearm. You would think I loved my job? Wrong! After   …Continue Reading


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