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Category Archives: Personal Exploration

Career Assessments Gives Insight

“It’s not hard to make decision when you know what your values are” ~ Roy Disney How much work have you done to know more about your personal values, interests, skills and abilities.  I refer to this as your V.I.S.A. Knowing who you are … Read More…

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Get a Handle on Workplace Stress

Workplace stress is real. “Brain cells create ideas. Stress kills brain cells. Stress is not a good idea”  ~ Doug Hall The Mayo Clinic educates us to some of the silent signals of stress.  From headaches, stomach cramps, overactive sweet tooth, heart palpitations, anxiety … Read More…

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Join professional associations; Membership has rewards

Membership has its rewards. “Man is a tool-using animal…Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all” ~ Thomas Carlyle We spend a lot of time being members of groups whether we define ourselves that way or not.  As children, we joined … Read More…

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Set S.M.A.R.T. career goals

Be S.M.A.R.T about your career goals.   “Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk” ~ J.C. Penney Set career … Read More…

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Positive Attitude is Key to Career Success

Start Positive – Nothing really happens without that! We use National Career Development Month to help people recognize the importance of life-long career development and professional growth. This month gives all of us an opportunity to assess our existing jobs and career situations, explore … Read More…

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Campus Leadership is Something to Brag About

Congratulations to the new batch of student leaders on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities this fall! As a former college Dean and HR Pro, I never miss a chance to congratulate students who have the courage to not only participate … Read More…

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