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Should You Take That New Job? 6 Questions to Ask When You Have a Job Decision

By | May 20th, 2017|Categories: Career|

Do you have a hard time saying “No” when new opportunities come up? I’m not talking about a birthday party invitation, I mean those big, hairy job decisions that sometimes rear their heads when you least expect. Example: I was wrapping up a big book launch for a client when, out of the blue, a former [...]

When You Have Someone Else’s Dream Job

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: Career|

  I knew I had someone else's dream job when I hyperventilated during a presentation. Struggling to gather my breath and embarrassed, I managed to finish my speech without being carted away in a stretcher. Something changed in me that day. I felt like a failure at my latest job. I tried to make it work [...]

How to Rescue a Struggling Project

By | April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Career, Project Management|Tags: , , |

When we're faced with a struggling project at work, we look for root cause, and then determine ways to improve. The same principles can apply to the projects we tackle in our personal lives. Learn 6 ideas for rescuing a struggling project.

Growth Mindset: How to Thrive When Faced with Setbacks and Challenges

By | March 6th, 2016|Categories: Career, Productivity|Tags: , , , |

Struggling with setbacks and challenges? A shift in thinking called growth mindset can help you overcome, and even thrive in tough situations.