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Manage Your Career from Day One

Sometimes we think simply arriving on time for our day and keeping busy with the work in front of us is what counts. It’s the lead most of us follow when we finish up with the new hire orientation or onboarding process that comes with starting a new job. However, this is simply not the case. One of the recurring themes among my clients is, “I don’t know how this happened,” when they are handed bad news about their performance, bullied, or even fired.

How does this happen? It’s truly the difference between managing your career vs. letting someone else do it for you.

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Interviewing & Non-Verbal Communication

Ever wonder what your non-verbals say to others? Studies have shown that non-verbal cues outrank the actual words you say in terms of how favorably you are evaluated and the impression you leave behind. How you manage your non-verbals, and more importantly, how aware you are of what you are saying (without uttering a word) is key to getting what you want.

Have you ever shown up to an interview with sweaty palms? We've all been there.

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"I'm...Bringing Home A Baby Bumblebee"

If you are a Mom you have probably heard this song. Until I became a Mom, I did not know this catchy little darkish tune that children seem to love. I stumbled on it when playing a new CD from a friend and low and behold, my son could not get enough. He made me play it...and play it...and play it..."Mama, BEEEEEEE!"

While the dancing that accompanied replay after replay was the best ever, I found that I could not get this song out of my head. Once it even intruded upon my thoughts when I was trying to get to sleep...isn't repetition a powerful thing?

A lot of Moms I have met over the years tell themselves all kinds of things. In fact, they repeat them:

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