5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Criticized

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Picture of a man and woman pointing fingers at each other. How do you handle criticism? 5 questions to ask yourself when criticized. Don Powell, Ph.D., of the American Institute for Preventive Medicine writes that sometimes criticism—the right kind of criticism—is just what we need to make important changes. In an AIPM handbook, Dr. Powell outlines the following questions to ask yourself when working with criticism: Does the criticism seem reasonable? Is there some truth to what was… Read more »

Thirty-Second Thursday: Dealing With Career Pressure

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If you feel a sense of pressure today as deadlines arrive, people act impatient or the big picture becomes overwhelming; BREATH!… Take a breath! Breathe your presence down out of your head, out of your throat and into your heart. Breathe again, your presence down out of your head and out of your throat; this… Read more »

Workable Wednesday: Achieve Your Career Goals!

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In setting career goals, writing them down begins the process of the action required to manifest your career dreams into reality. It’s just the beginning. Another action step is commitment. Although commitment to others outside of self, even publicly is powerful; the real power in it is actually to enforce the commitment to your self…. Read more »

Tenfold Tuesday: Career Success Inspiration

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We all want success in our careers. Most people spend at least 40hrs a week at work. As it is a significant part of our waking hours we want more than just paying bills and putting food on the table. We want fulfillment in our careers and to know that what we are doing matters…. Read more »

Mindful Monday: Conflict in Career

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In every career there is the rough waters of conflict — Personalities don’t match, business gets mixed with pleasure, misunderstanding of all kinds. It doesn’t matter who is at fault; no one seems to escape conflict in his or her career. Are you willing to try on a different perspective today in how you approach… Read more »

Soft-Spoken Sunday: What can others tell you about your career?

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Often others see your gifts more clearly than you can. If people keep saying the same thing about you and what you would be good at, try listening to them and then notice where you have resistance to going in that direction with your career. What do you notice in your resistance? Often resistance has… Read more »

Fortitude Friday: You are the builder of your career

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As you are the builder of your career, what’s your foundation made of? How strong is it? Is your career built with bricks that ignite what gives you joy, happiness and fulfillment? Life is ever tearing down and reconfiguring it’s substance through our dreams, beliefs and actions. Your career is one expression of who you… Read more »

Thorough Thursday: Career Priorities

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This week is a great time to consider your career priorities and what your agenda is for the coming weeks and months. Spend time planning and thinking about how you (through your career choices) are expressing the meaning of your life. Career coaching is a great tool in accessing and uncovering what is already inside… Read more »

Truthful Tuesday: Take time for inner thoughts

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September is the time between seasons. The time between an ending and a beginning is great for a pause to reflect and calibrate for more accuracy in your next career step. It’s back to school and back to work; both are elements of your career. Take time to breath and focus before you proceed with… Read more »