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Career Advancement & Reinvention

Smart Talent Graveyard: Where Executive Careers Go to Die

  I am an Ivy-league graduate, but I am smart enough to know that going to a highly reputable school is not the magic ticket to success. In fact, my top four mentors in my professional life have had the following backgrounds:

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Overcoming the Wall of Worry in Your Executive Career

  Financial newsletters and media outlets have been talking about the bull market climbing the Wall of Worry. I understand this to be the bull market continuously climbing despite political, geographic and economic worries that plague the news and influence these markets each day. You can google “bull market climbs wall of worry” to find […]

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The Unseen Beauty of Your Executive Career

  I love visiting places where artists create. Artists of any kind – not any particular genre or medium. During a trip across Europe, I had the pleasure of visiting a number of places where famous artists created their work. Some of the places I saw were: The mundane building where David Bowie met a […]

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Conquering Ageism: First-Hand Account from a Successful Job Seeker

  Ageism is the classic job seeker hurdle that most people think is holding them back. When I speak with these experienced executives and professionals who are struggling, I often find it is because of other reasons why they are not moving forward in their job search. Reasons holding them back can look like:   […]

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7 Tips on How to Create Your 30-Second Elevator Pitch

  If you have a career of any kind, you need an elevator pitch (some call it an elevator speech or a value proposition). An elevator pitch is a roughly 30-second sound bite – a response to the question, “Tell me about yourself” or “What do you do?” Has anyone ever actually used the elevator […]

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Do You Manage Your Career as Well as Your To-Do List?

  We all have a to-do list. To-do lists take all kinds of forms: written lists in notebooks, notepads, organizers, napkins, task functions on phones, Evernote, etc… You name it and you can probably put a to do list item on it, right? Me? I have a short term to do list I keep on […]

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