be your own advocate

Having someone to vouch for you when you’re going up for a new advancement or promotion is extremely helpful in overall career success. We all know this, and we spend a lot of time talking about how we can get a mentor, a sponsor, and…

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How to Season Your Job Search to Perfection

Part 2 in a Job Search Series By Martina Brehmer After last week’s post on getting ready for your job search, I’m hoping I have you thinking about the future of your career and not just salivating over the perfect chocolate chip cookie. In case…

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keep going when the going gets rough

Life is tough. Lately, I’ve come across a lot of good friends who are falling on hard times. The key to dealing with it – keep on going. And by “keep on going”, I do not mean that you need to reject negative feelings or scold…

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conquering fears

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela Conquering fears is one of the most challenging things to…

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