Resume Writing? Sounds Easy. Until You Do It.

You may have a sneaking suspicion that you are not in the driver’s seat – the idea of working on your résumé generates fear, or the document is a sore spot in your career advancement or job search.

The value of working with a professional résumé writer is often not clear until after you have gone through the process and see the finished product. This short introduction serves as a preview and overview of the process.

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The 80/20 Rule for Faster and Better Results

Whether it is how to network more effectively, advance in one’s career, or reach any other important goal, I often suggest the 80/20 Rule to clients and colleagues as a way to streamline processes, save time and achieve better results. Originally created by Vilfredo Pareto in 1906 as a way to quantify the distribution of wealth in his native Italy, the […]

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Ten Ways to Beat Your Procrastination

Have a lot to do today? This week? This lifetime? So why aren’t you finishing that little task that should take 10 minutes (two hours later) or that looming project that should take 10 hours (back-burnered for two months)? And what can you do about it? There are many different motivation killers, and you could be suffering from […]

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Five Key Questions to Ask When Creating a Personal Advisory Board

In a prior post, I explored why you should have your own personal advisory board to facilitate your professional growth. Regardless of your seniority, industry or role, here are five key questions to ask yourself as you assemble your board. 1) What do you most need right now? We all have our blind spots and skill gaps that […]

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