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5 Essential Soft Skills To Develop In Any Job

The single most important skill that you need to propel your career movement is to be proactive. Ask yourself every day “What action can I take today to move myself forward”? Here are some examples of how to be proactive and also enhance your professional development. The following excerpt is from the Harvard Business Review article by […]

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Developing the Habit of Lifelong Learning

At every stage of life, learning or “sharpening the saw” is important to first achieving and then maintaining personal happiness, engagement, and well-being. It is the 7th Habit of Highly Effective People, as noted by Stephen Covey in his best selling book on the subject of personal leadership.   This seems easy when careers are young, […]

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Podcasts for Leaders

Podcast listening has become a popular way to be entertained or to learn something on the go. Out for a run? Walking the dog? Long commute? Gardening? Podcast listening can be an absorbing alternative to music.   High achievers have also discovered that they are a valuable time management tool. Listed here is a summary of […]

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Leadership: Talent vs. Skill

Is leadership a talent or a skill? Do great leaders have a natural aptitude for motivating a group to achieve results? Or is leadership a skill that can be learned through training, experience and practice? Regardless of where you fall on this debate, successful leadership is fueled by a burning desire or deep commitment. You […]

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Navigating Difficult Conversations

  Nothing demonstrates leadership skills better than initiating and navigating difficult conversations.   It is normal to want to avoid these conversations. The thought of them brings up mental obstacles that we have acquired through our lifetime such as: fear of rejection, risk of causing offense, anxiety about not being able to handle the conversation well. […]

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