Tag: Career

Whether You’re A Student Or A Seasoned Professional, Use The Self 60 List

The Self 60 – Professional Development Mind/Set was first compiled as a list of tips and concepts for business school undergraduates to consider and learn before entering their internships or full-time jobs.

The list, so named for the 60 items which make it up, like other pieces of advice and guidance, should be broken down and vetted, item-by-item, in order to…


In Your Journey, How Do You Think About Fear And How It Holds You Back?

“…Only Thing We Have To Fear Is Fear Itself…”

“You’re Your Own Worst Enemy.”

“What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger.”

Quotes, proverbs, advice–they’re all words for which the true meaning we might not have understood when we first read or heard them. Or we had some kind of at-face-value understanding–a vague interpretation of what we thought they might have meant. But then there are others that take us years or even maybe decades to truly…


Do You Seek Out Those Whose Approach Might Align With Yours?

Growing up in school one would see cliques everywhere. They were, for the most part, homogeneous—there just wasn’t too much of a difference from one member to the next.  But those younger cliques were traditionally about similarities at that one point in time, a snapshot of now as opposed to long-range goals.

In the workplace, there are still cliques, or “groupings.” They are those groups that have to…


Do Your Best To Provide Fresh Perspective And Break The Cycle In Your Environments

Whether you are entering a new endeavor or navigating your established workplace, be aware of and try to resist falling into the quick sand of environments which are perpetuated by using the same approach without any adjustment in course or method.

Because they don’t adjust, these environments tend to miss out on and lack the results that could be possible for all stakeholders and parties involved because they address issues the…


Is Your Workplace Busy Being Reactive Or Proactive?

Leadership Lesson: Always monitor the environments you enter, in order to remain aware of whether or not those players are proactively anticipating and tackling the issues around them or merely reacting — and battling — fires that keep popping up.

As you enter the workforce for the first time or as you transition into a new job in general, be aware of what the modus operandi is of the culture you are entering.

We spend so much time…


On Your Way Up Through Your Career, Keep Reflecting On Your Past.

No one will ever be the same person at retirement that they were when they stepped through their first professional workplace door. Even if one remains in the same industry, or even in the same position, for their entire career their perception of their workplace, their position and their value (and values) will adjust as time goes on. There’s a constant natural evolution at work. (Pun…


Now That You’ve Graduated, How Are You Going to Strategize Your Steps?

This is a message to all those newly minted college graduates, whether they are first-time graduates who are ready to begin their career or graduate students ready to tackle the world again with education-refreshed eyes:

“Every day is an opportunity to execute tactic and strategy, no matter how big or small your actions are in scale.”

Below are some thoughts to consider in your strategic approach as you tackle…


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