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Motivation Monday: Productivity Challenge

It really doesn't matter who you are or what you do- doesn't everyone want to be just a little more productive? From what I've read, it seems it is actually possible to improve how productive I am . But here's what I've found. Reading the advice doesn't make me more productive. I have to actually DO some [...]

Summary Sunday: Confident and Mentally Strong

We all need a little pick-me-up and boost to our self-confidence once in awhile. The articles with the most views, shares and retweets this week prove this point. So, there are worth re-sharing here just in case you missed them. 8 Scientifically-Backed Ways to Feel More Confident (Even If You're Not) via Huffington Post Stand [...]

Summary Sunday: Turbocharge Your Job Search

Can I tell you how much I love sharing information?! There is a lot of junk out there, but there are also gems. Each week, I share here some of my favorite articles. They struck me as important, insightful or valuable in some way! LinkedIn Publishing Success on OKDork post by Paul Shapiro If you [...]

5 Ways To Expand Your Network

You've been told you need to expand your network. But that seems easier said than done. How do you meet more people? You want to expand your network or, as some call it, your sphere of influence. The more people who know about you, the greater the odds are that people you meet will know [...]

Hang Out with Abby & Hannah

I've got exciting news! Abby Kohut (@Absolutely_Abby) and I will be hanging out tomorrow at 1 pm ET (click here) Abby is visiting Rochester on her Job Search Success Tour (2014) to help 1 million job seekers and I'm thrilled to be having lunch with her. We'll be hanging out on air (Google+ style) and [...]

Career Lessons Taken From 2013 Headlines

Career lessons are everywhere, even in the headlines! As I looked at some of the hot "news" stories from last year, I found some trends and topics worth sharing. What stories do you think these lessons come from? Liars Never Win In the Long Run Careful What You Put Out There Using A Name Improves [...]