15 Things To Do By Yourself…

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Spending time alone is one of my absolute pleasures. I’m sure I’m not alone. You may also like to do that as well.  A few years ago I shared that I had some planning to do and decided on a whim to jump into my car and drive to the beach. A few hours later, I had mapped out plans for… Continue reading 15 Things To Do By Yourself…

To Read, To Read, To Build Your Writing Creed. 7 Books On Writing…

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? Photo by Craig Dennis on Pexels.com Every Secret of a Writer’s soul; every experience of his life; every quality of his mind, is written large in his works. ~Virginia Woolf Here are 7 books that will help to strengthen your writing craft: Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. Working People Talk About What They do All Day by… Continue reading To Read, To Read, To Build Your Writing Creed. 7 Books On Writing…

HBR’s What Happens When Your Career Becomes Your Identity?

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Is Your Career your identity? What happens when your career becomes your identity? This Happens to so many of us? Here are 3 of the Questions HBR’s contributor Janna Koretz suggest asking yourself. 1. How do you think about your job outside the office? 2. How do you describe yourself? How much of this description is tied to your job,… Continue reading HBR’s What Happens When Your Career Becomes Your Identity?

Why Writers Write…10 Reasons

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I write because there’s something in me that needs to come out.  I am at peace when I write. Writers write for many different reasons. Some personal, experiential, or environmental. Christine Caldalzo created a pictogram of 10 reasons writers write. Here I share 10: 10 Reasons Writers Write They love to write To express their thoughts To communicate To share experiences… Continue reading Why Writers Write…10 Reasons

What Advice Would You Give To Your Younger Self? 17 Professionals Share…

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If you could give advice to your younger self, what would it be? Life changes. We evolve, make decisions, choose careers, relationships, and enlarge our own space to embrace and create our own circle of influence including nuclear families. Recently I came across the common question about life and pondering the changes you would have made if you had the… Continue reading What Advice Would You Give To Your Younger Self? 17 Professionals Share…

The 25 Challenges Of Writing…

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Writing is a joy. Being a first time publisher is exhilarating! But what’s difficult is some parts of the writing journey. In a Public forum authors were asked what was the hardest part of writing. Many eagerly chimed in with top issues such as marketing and editing. Here I share the top 25: The Hardest Part Of Writing Marketing Building… Continue reading The 25 Challenges Of Writing…

Mid-Summer Trek To Find The New…

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are J.P. Morgan My youngest turned and asked if we could go on a road trip. Absolutely yessss! Until she said she wanted to go immediately. It was Christmas Day. Brunch with the family was divine. An experience we relived year after year. Thought the little one would be … Continue reading Mid-Summer Trek To Find The New…

Why People Accept Jobs: 9 Reasons…

Is Your Organization Selling what employees want to buy? The question Gallup posed most certainly creates a pause for both the employer who is searching for top talent and the job hunter who comes with his or her own fair share of what they will or will not accept. 9 Reasons Employees Accept Job Offers Here are a few things that top talent seek in … Continue reading Why People Accept Jobs: 9 Reasons…

What Does Success Mean To You?

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Get an education. Become a lawyer, doctor, get a cool career! Marry Prince/Princess Charming. Buy that nice big house. Have the perfect kids. These are some of the wishes that moms and dads often want for their children to Jolt them to success or to Restart. But I have always stressed that you should not let anyone define what success means… Continue reading What Does Success Mean To You?

Career Transition: Bezos Minimization Framework…

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. J.P. Morgan The Regret Minimization Framework is a simple mental model to minimize the number of regrets in the long run. Jeff Bezos after a conversation with his boss asked himself what he would regret more when he was 80 years old: Trying to build something … Continue reading Career Transition: Bezos Minimization Framework…

7 Job Interview Red Flags…

Opportunities don’t happen, you create them Chris Grosser Harvard Business Reviews top Job Interview Red Flags by Rebecca Zucker . Here are my top 7 favs. Constant rescheduling and disorganization Disrespecting others Values conflict Lack of clarity or consistency in answers to your questions Bait and switch – job starts to sound different from job description Resistance to change (they say they want to change … Continue reading 7 Job Interview Red Flags…

Celebrate Achiever, Celebrate in 13 Ways

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The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments. If you don’t celebrate those, they can pass you by. – Alek Wek I love challenges. I set goals, and do everything to accomplish them. Then when I do, I move on to the next goal. As the head of Head of Human Resources for many… Continue reading Celebrate Achiever, Celebrate in 13 Ways