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Create A Powerful Vision Statement Like Martin Luther King, Jr

Posted on January 16, 2017

“I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. . . . I have a dream that one day even the state of…

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Fourth Industrial Revolution, Is Your Career Ready

Are You Ready For The Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Posted on March 14, 2016

Self-Driving Cars. Quantum Computing.  Synthetic biology. Youth Unemployment & the Lost Generation.  Stagnant Wages.  The Skills Gap.  Billion dollar Start-Ups. Mass Layoffs. The Sharing Economy. Gig Economy. Untold opportunity or economic collapse. It’s enough to make your head spin! We are living in a time of unparalleled change and contradictions….

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Friday’s Rocket Fuel: 5 LinkedIn Endorsements Personal Branding Tips

Posted on May 23, 2014

You can use LinkedIn Endorsements & Skills to refine and communicate your personal brand. You do this by managing which endorsed skills appear on your profile and which are in your top 10. First you need to understand why the endorsed skills are important.  First, they are an easy way…

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“Technology is Everyone’s Business” – For Strategic Career Planning

Posted on April 14, 2014

Earlier this year PricewaterhouseCoopers released its 2014 US CEO Survey. This document is a road map for business trends in the US and globally. More importantly for you, it is a glimpse into the future that will impact your career, enabling you to start preparing for the future now. Wouldn't it…

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail And What You Can Do To Succeed

Posted on January 1, 2014

Happy New Year!!! Soon after the cheers and toasts of the New Years Eve celebrations fade away we start up with our New Year's Resolutions to do better next year. Whether it's losing weight, getting in shape, or focusing on our family or career many of us make resoutions and…

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Friday’s Rocket Fuel: Career Evaluation Going Into The Holiday Season

Posted on November 1, 2013

Before the holiday season is upon you it's time to prepare for the career opportunities that will be coming your way. Whether you're looking for long term career development or something more short term like a new job, the holidays are a great time to get yourself to the next…

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Career Vision Statements: What Is One and Why Is It Important?

Posted on October 30, 2013

The Vision Statement is an important tool we can borrow from the business world to apply to your career. A Vision Statement is a short description of your career aspirations. The vision statement is descriptive of more than just your title and describes what you're doing and the impact you…

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Planned Obsolescence – Key Business Concept For 21st Century Careers

Posted on October 23, 2013

Planned Obsolescence is another business concept that you need to think about when developing your career strategy. When considering your career development trajectory in the rapidly changing, technological world of the 21st Century skills obsolescence is an issue workers of all ages and types need to consider from both the…

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Business Trends Should Influence Your Career Strategic Planning

Posted on October 16, 2013

A recent Business Insiderarticle, Here's What Banking And Money Will Be Like 30 Years From Now, By Geoff Williams highlights the reasons why you need to stay abreast of business trends in managing your career. Why Mr. Williams article about the future of banking is not about career development, the implications for…

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How to Evaluate Your Career Progress – Career Strategic Planning

Posted on October 14, 2013

Is your career developing the way you would like it to? Is it time to pick up the pace? Learn a new skill? Or even change jobs or career direction? James Caan, a LinkedIn Contributor and serial entrepreneur, explores these questions in his article, How To Take Control Of Your Career…

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