Posts Tagged ‘success’

How Top Performers Respond in the Face of Growing Uncertainty

LinkedIn’s Daily Rundown this weekend discussed how, “uncertainty over the pace of U.S. economic growth has been renewed by sharply, slowing retail sales in December.” The article continues to point out that a recent increase of unemployment claims has impacted sales at restaurant, stores, and online. Add to the pot the volatility of trade tariffs, the fight…

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Why I’m My Own Brand and Why You Should Be One Too

“In 350 words or less, please tell us why you would be a great fit for our company.” This prompt looms over nearly every internship application I’ve submitted. Though painfully daunting, this request provides a unique opportunity not just to explain my skills and qualifications, but also to reflect my unique value—my very own “Skyler…

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The Importance of Teaching an Old Tiger New Tricks

For much of his career, Tiger Woods has used a Scott Cameron putter. A few weeks ago, that changed. Woods’ switched to a TaylorMade Ardmore 3 mallet and his choice caught the attention of golf commentators and rabid fans. To be fair, anything Woods does appears to rise to news in the golf world, so…

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Resume Tools that Work

I’ve recently added a couple of tools to help you improve your resume. Simply go to the tools page and scroll down to the bottom of the page. While you’re there, check out the 25+ other tools available to help you and your team win!   Photo by Ruthson Zimmerman on Unsplash Patrick LeddinI try…

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How to Finish 2017 Stronger Than Ever

December is here and with it comes a flurry of activities. It’s easy to get swept up in the end-of-the-year frenzy. Frankly, left to my own devices, I’m likely to ring in the New Year with a twinge of disappointment, if I don’t accomplish a couple of goals. As I think about whether or not…

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How My Broken Leg Helps Your Organization

This past Saturday was shaping up to be a perfect day. The weather was gorgeous. I took an early morning jog with my dog, followed by a walk with my wife. We then went out for a late breakfast and a bit of shopping in our neighborhood. It was delightful. After walking through a few…

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