How to Overcome Procrastination, Resistance & Fear

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How to Overcome Procrastination, Resistance & Fear

Posted on September 11th, by Meiko Patton in education/training. 2 comments

Now that we’ve got your self-esteem up and your self-talk is positive from my last post, let’s tackle the next hurdle in your fight to become a more attractive person. Yes, we will tackle the ugly, three-eyed monster of procrastination, resistance and fear.

Have you ever heard of the Ziegarnik Effect? 

Basically it says that something undone, … Read More »

Coaching Governments to Conference Championships

Posted on September 10th, by Marc Plooster in Career Advice. No Comments

Mentorship is an important career component. While a mentee with a great mentor can be the beginning of a successful career for the mentee, it may be equally important to the mentor. The mentee has the opportunity to learn from the mentor and her wisdom while the mentor has another opportunity to share with others … Read More »

The Monumental Challenge of Diversity in the Workplace

Posted on September 9th, by Valerie Martinelli in Career Advice. No Comments

As women we have a habit of underestimating ourselves. If we are asked what we bring to the table and measure that response against that of men, our scores are automatically lower than those of our male counterparts. It is important for women to understand that we are half of the workforce and we are … Read More »

Information Governance Insights: The Never Ending Road to Nirvana

Posted on September 8th, by Robin Woolen in on the job. No Comments

Last month we began our quest to achieve paperless nirvana by eliminating the ROT (Redundant, Obsolete and Transitory) hardcopy that fills our warehouses, file cabinets and desk drawers. This month I’d like to challenge you to deal with the root of the problem – your organization is producing all of this stuff! Now I’m certain … Read More »

8 Soft Skills to Land a High Paying Job

Posted on September 7th, by Hasib Ahmed in Career Advice. No Comments

Skills are everything that defines you in your professional life. Some skills are which you acquire during your college and school, and are better known as hard skills. They will define the path of your professional life and be with you for the rest of your life. But there are skills which not only your … Read More »

Ultimate Gratitude

Posted on September 7th, by Liam Ryan in on the job. No Comments

There can never be enough gratitude in the world. After I survived my cancer ordeal I had a lot of people to thank. And my greatest source of guilt by then was how little I had known about what people in the medical world do. Now I will never let myself forget again. I now … Read More »

Be a Strong Collaborator

Posted on September 7th, by American Public University System in on the job. 1 Comment

By Kristen Carter, M.Ed., GCDF

Contributor, Senior Career Exploration Specialist

Whether in college or your current job, we have all been tasked to work on a group project or serve on a cross-functional committee. Initially, it’s essential to know the required task, but it’s common to be curious about the other group participants. Being able to produce … Read More »

Work Where the Human Spirit Goes to Die

Posted on September 7th, by Chris Edmonds in on the job. No Comments

What’s your work environment like? Inspiring? Frustrating? Dull? Engaging? Is the only metric that matters “employee productivity?”

Studies have shown workplaces are often dismal places to be for us humans.

24/7 Wall Street identified 2016’s worst companies to work for by analyzing employee ratings on The worst three? Forever 21, Family Dollar, and Express Scripts each … Read More »

Leadership Lessons from a Badly Played Hand of Cards

Posted on September 7th, by Beth Beutler in on the job. No Comments

In the midst of the card game, I was focused on the goal of building a particular hand– a set of five with a set of three. I already had the set of three, using two 2’s and one wild card as a stand in for the third 2. Now I was working on the … Read More »

6 steps to turn your talents into strengths

Posted on September 7th, by David Shindler in education/training. No Comments

I don’t do social media. Have you ever heard that comment from anyone? Translated it might mean I don’t get it, I’m not interested, I don’t like it or I’m scared of it. It’s a choice. If that’s you, this post will help you embrace change with less fear and more optimism. We all have … Read More »