Creating the Career You Want – Tip #48

Creating the Career You Want – Tip #48

Along every career path there are dips – challenges, difficult people, roadblocks, dead-ends, and disappointments. It’s not fun, it’s hard, and it happens. If you can avoid the dips – great! But if you can’t avoid the dips, then what counts is how you...
Creating the Career You Want – Tip #47

Creating the Career You Want – Tip #47

Are you ready to get creative? I’m not talking about pulling out your paints and brushes – I’m talking about imagining and creating new things – markets, products, strategies, processes. Creativity can be big and disruptive, and it can be small and...
Creating the Career You Want – Tip #46

Creating the Career You Want – Tip #46

If you’ve ever taken a walk on a beach and looked behind you, the impressions of your feet clearly mark the trail of where you have been. It may be a straight path, or it may be filled with twists and turns as you moved to miss an incoming wave or gravitated toward an...
Creating the Career You Want – Tip #45

Creating the Career You Want – Tip #45

Do you think of yourself as a mentor? Are you regularly counseling and giving advice to others, pushing them to believe in themselves and do more than they might otherwise do? No matter what level you are in your career, you can be a mentor to someone else. Although...
Creating the Career You Want – Tip #44

Creating the Career You Want – Tip #44

In any career, there are moments when you want something of importance – it may be a salary increase, a change in title, a flexible work arrangement, or something else – and you may hesitate to ask for it. You may begin to negotiate against yourself...