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The Power of Planning

The Power of Planning

If you’re like most professionals, you want to have a defined set of goals, yet for some reason you resist getting them out of your head and on to paper. Perhaps you find the process of writing a plan too time-consuming or filled with unknowns. But what if you could enjoy the rewards of reaching goals by following an easy, straightforward method of crafting a plan? What if creating your plan turned out to be the best thing you ever did for your business or career? Yes, really! Be Proactive, Not Reactive If you feel overwhelmed by…

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Vision is an Action Word

A vision for your career is more than a mental image; it is the catalyst for every action you take. Once you are clear about what you want to achieve, you can begin planning and executing specific activities to turn your imagined goals into reality.You must know what the outcome of your goals looks like to make it come to fruition. To define your vision, jot down your answers to the following questions. 1. What do you want? Imagine what success looks like for you. What do you want to achieve? Be as specific and descriptive as…

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Seven Skills You Must Master to Thrive in Your Career (Part 1)

When I work with executive coaching clients, I help them explore what they want most from their careers–and by extension, their lives–and then I help them get it. To do this, we examine what their dream outcome would be. Once we clearly have this vision, we figure out how to make that a reality—this is no small task! In doing this exercise, we often uncover beliefs and skill gaps that need to be addressed before the goal can come to fruition. Although each person’s journey is different and their story unique, there are some themes in terms…

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