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How to figure out your next career when the world doesn’t seem to be waiting for you.

How to figure out your next career when the world doesn’t seem to be waiting for you.

“Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that…

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Get an accountability partner – and keep your projects on track

Get an accountability partner – and keep your projects on track

Some people work well on their own. They set good goals and easily make clear choices and get it all done under their own steam. But most of us can benefit from having someone who can hold us accountable and help us avoid the pits…

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My current job keeps me too busy to look for the next one

My current job keeps me too busy to look for the next one

Does your current job seem to be dead-ending? Have you reached the top of the ladder you were on? Is your niche heading the way of the buggy whip biz? Or maybe you just want to, in the words of Monty Python, “Run Away!” But…

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Tell yourself “Yes – and…” to develop your next career

Tell yourself “Yes – and…” to develop your next career

  “I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing. I think it is much more interesting to live not knowing, than to have answers that might be wrong. If we will only allow that, as we progress, we remain unsure, we will leave…

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Not the perfect candidate for the job? Wait. Maybe you are!

Not the perfect candidate for the job? Wait. Maybe you are!

The hiring specs for many jobs are really just a wish list.  They are a way to try and pin down a definition of the superhero who might be able to accomplish the job that needs filling. And actually for the HR recruiter person –…

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Don’t just talk to people who do what you do

Don’t just talk to people who do what you do

I have been made aware recently of a lot of thinking about the value of cross-fertilizing ideas and working across disciplines to gain smarter insights and achieve greater success. It started with Eric Kandel, the Nobelist godfather of neuroscience (thanks to his long and intense…

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What’s next for you?

What’s next for you?

You always should be preparing for the next thing you will do. Your career will almost certainly not be a linear thing with one job leading to the next to the next in a logical sequence. And as for a job-for-life? Well that is ending…

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Pivoting for career success

Pivoting for career success

Should you keep following the same career path regardless, or should you consider pivoting to achieve new success? We can learn something about this from venture capitalists. And after all our careers were all startups once. Pivot. Traction. VCs love these words. For the people…

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Courage and moving forwards

Courage and moving forwards

“All is in a man’s hands and he lets it slip from cowardice, that’s an axiom.  It would be interesting to know what it is men are most afraid of. Taking a new step, uttering a new word is what they fear most…But I am…

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Be proactive in developing your career

Be proactive in developing your career

Don’t wait for new challenges promotions and adventures to come to you – go out and seek them.  Put yourself out there. Make your own luck. Here are some ideas about being proactive that you can twist and spin for your own situation.  Make them…

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