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Friday’s Rocket Fuel: Make an Org Chart of The Business of You

Posted on September 6, 2013

For today’s simple action I'm going to ask you to do something that may sound silly or that you can just visualize in your head and get the idea, but I want you to actually do it. By actually doing this it will make it more real and you will…

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Labor Day In A White Collar World: Three Tips for Leaders

Posted on September 2, 2013

As a leader in professional environment have you thought about the meaning of Labor Day and how you can honor its spirit for yourself, your team and coworkers? For most of us these days Labor Day represents just another day off or perhaps a day to even catch up on…

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Friday’s Rocket Fuel: What Is Your Next Step for Career Development?

Posted on August 30, 2013

Most of the time we think about our career development in terms of long term advancement. Sometimes we think about short term goals, especially around the annual review process. Very rarely do we on our own think about What is the next step I can take today in the direction…

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Economics, Career Development And The Business of You

Posted on August 26, 2013

As a responsible business owner and CEO of your own career, the business of you it is important for you to understand the economic environment your business operates in. One measure that you hear about on the news that can both directly affect you and indirectly influence you is the…

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Friday’s Rocket Fuel: Are You Engaging Your Network?

Posted on August 23, 2013

Are you satisfied with what you are getting out of your network?  Most people aren't. However, it's totally understandable. They're looking to get something without giving. And many other people are as well. How effective is a network if everyone is looking for something and no one is giving?  Are…

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Career Development: Achieve More With Career Strategic Planning

Posted on August 21, 2013

Is your career progressing as quickly as you'd like? Are you fully engaged and happy with the work you are doing? Is your salary increasing the way you'd like? Does it seem like your career is moving along fine but you think you could be doing better? Developing a career…

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Attitude Reflects Leadership: Leading Yourself and Others

Posted on August 19, 2013

Playing out in offices around the world is a struggle between staff looking to be inspired by managers but feeling managers are stifling cooperation or teamwork, or even playing favorites to the detriment of the team's performance. Rarely is this topic brought up in discussion. But if it were brought up what would…

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Friday’s Rocket Fuel: Create A Habit of Posting on LinkedIn

Posted on August 16, 2013

When was the last time you posted an update or reference to an article on LinkedIn? Have you ever looked at the updates on the home page of LinkedIn? Do you see what content your network is sharing?  This is a very easy for you to show value to your…

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What Can Personal Branding Do For You? Presenting All Of You

Posted on August 12, 2013

In the days of the Industrial Revolution employers looked for employees who could perform particular tasks. It didn't matter who you were or what your style or approach was. The question was just simply, could you do the task and how quickly could you do it with as few errors…

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Friday’s Rocket Fuel: Social Networking – More Than Connecting

Posted on August 2, 2013

Connecting with people on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or any other social media is fairly easy. But how many of the people you are connected to have you gotten to know beyond just sending or accepting an invitation?  Do you know why you are connecting with the people you are connecting to? When was the…

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