January 2015 archive

What Confident People Do Differently

This is a great article! Do you want to live a confident life? Here are the traits of confident people: You need to: 1. Live Your Purpose. 2. Practice Your pre- performance rituals that get you revved to perform!!! 3. Take time (alone) to take care of yourself. 4. Don’t take it personally. 5. Ask …

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What to do LinkedIn Notice Emails

When you receive notices from LinkedIn about work anniversaries, new positions, or other milestone, consider this the perfect opportunity to reach out to your network and to keep the gears of your social network machinery well-oiled! By doing this, you won’t only be the person who only contacts them when you want something. These are …

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Natural vs. Adapted Behavior

Reading the article, The UpSpiral “Sync” With Your Strengths, reminded me of several conversations I’ve had this week. I’ve been talking a lot this week about the concept of natural versus learned (or adapted) behavior. This concept critical when it comes to what it means to have clarity about your career goals, in addition to …

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Why We Shouldn’t Say I Should

by Susan Whitcomb “The brain is a sentry, always looking out for danger or oddities in our environment. Danger doesn’t just mean physical threats. It can also mean emotional or intellectual threats. And once a threat is perceived, our autonomic nervous system kicks in with a cortisol rush and we shift into fight-flight-freeze mode. One …

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