You can learn to be adaptable.

How do we define adaptability? It’s our ability to react to a world of change, and lots of it, and how we respond with forward thinking strategies. Being adaptable is a form of intelligence and can be measured, tested, and improved. It’s the strength to ask “what if” as opposed to making decisions and reacting […]

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Climb Outside of the Box.

We think we’re creative. We feel strategic. We feel like we’re doing it different. But are we really? I think that sometimes we get stuck in the status quo. We get into this mindset that we’re making progress and that we’re creating change. But I’ve found that’s not always the case. I fall into the […]

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To Do or Not to Do.

You know that panic you feel before a big deadline? I know it well because I’m a procrastinator. It’s the impending doom when you realize that you haven’t done anything to prepare, haven’t written anything, haven’t built the spreadsheet, or the presentation.  Why do we tend to procrastinate? Is it because we just don’t want […]

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How to Recruit Talented and Work-Place Ready Employees Amongst a Large and Growing Skills Gap.

With unemployment at an almost 50-year low, recruiting poses more and more of a challenge. And indeed, there is a lot of research indicating that perhaps recent graduates or even people already experienced in the work-place may have significant gaps in skills compared to the needs of recruiting managers. And unfortunately, the global economy could […]

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Who Do You Want to Be?

Who do you want to be? This is a pretty simple question. However, whether you realize it or not, it can determine your professional success. Question yourself—how do you want to be perceived and how do you wanted to be treated? Hopefully the answer is that you want to be treated equally. Study after study concludes […]

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Create A Personal Powerhouse Brand.

Have you ever seen anyone walk into a room and totally command it? A powerhouse. A force to be reckoned with. Branding has been in the consideration set and mission critical strategy amongst leaders for decades. And it now extends beyond what advertising agencies have professed and pitched for years. There’s the belief that we […]

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