Stop Sabotaging Your Career

Denise CooperCareer Success, Empathy and Communication0 Comments

How often do you define yourself by your weaknesses? Actions matter. Every day, you are consciously and unconsciously teaching others how to treat each other in social interactions. The real question is what you are teaching. Are you teaching others to be self-reliant, altruistic and helpful, or are you teaching them to be selfish and dependent? Analyzing your own behavior … Read More

10 Reasons Why Companies Get Employee Engagement Wrong!

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What is the single biggest thing that companies get wrong with employee engagement? This was a group posting on LinkedIn. As I read through the comments, I realized there were about 10 reasons listed why senior leadership and HR that can’t answer this question. Why does this matter? You might ask, especially given all the other priorities on your “to … Read More

4 Toxic Personalities sure to make your life a living hell

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Andy and Lynne, two people who dream about having an amazing career and to be able to enjoy what having a great career brings. I’ve worked with a lot of leaders and leader want-a-be’s.  Whether they own their own business or work for a Fortune 100 company there are 4 ways about 50% of professionals sabotage their careers.  The following … Read More

5 Reasons You’re Destine to Fail at Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

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The numbers don’t bode well for most people.  By the time you read this post nearly one-third of you will have already failed at keeping your New Year’s Resolution.       45% of us will make New Year’s Resolutions or goals Only 8% will successfully achieve their New Years’ Resolutions or goals.  Of the 45% who will make a … Read More

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions

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Ever wonder what it would take to increase your chances of achieving your New Year’s Resolutions? The odds are certainly against you.  Psychology Today magazine reports nearly 50% will make at least one New Year’s Resolution but only 8% will actually achieve them.  If you’ve been around me for a while you know I study this question of what’s the … Read More

Has My Career Hit A Snag?

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My answer to the question is I think you should reassess your career every couple of years no matter how well or how confident you are that things are going according to plan. It is far too easy to put your career and brand on autopilot and then suddenly realize you need to do something. Our minds love to create … Read More

Mentor Me, Please!

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A mentor can help you reach new levels and new heights in your career.

I recently got an email from a young lady asking if I’d mentor her. When I asked what did she want me to help her with she said “You’re successful and I thought you could teach me to be successful too.” Well, like you I get a number of requests and I’m always torn over what to do because the … Read More

Destined to Fail at Your Career

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Getting Stabbed In the Back? Check for Your Own Fingerprints on the Knife?   Let’s face it. Right now there are a lot of people (and you may be one of them) worried about their job. Every day you go to work and give your best ideas, muster up the wherewithal to labor over too many tasks and projects that … Read More