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URL :http://blogs.forbes.com/work-in-progress/
Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Career Advice
Posts on Regator:804
Posts / Week:4.9
Archived Since:February 24, 2011

Blog Post Archive

How To Drive Innovation In Five Steps

Companies say they want innovation, but their actions often support playing it safe. Here are five ways to encourage smart risk taking that drives innovation.

To Improve, Advance And Secure Your Career: Focus On Youtility

In today’s market, your career is a business that you own, and your employers, current and future, are your customers. Are you useful to them?

What You Should Know Before Your Next Performance Review

Performance review season is upon us, but most of us would rather spend that time doing anything else. Here's why performance reviews seem such a waste of time: because studies show they are.

How Brands Protect Their Reputations by Combatting Trademark Misuse

Misuse of brand trademarks for Minecraft, Mojang, Play N Trade, and more at Meeting of the Mines event provides lessons for protecting valuable brand assets, trademarks, and intellectual property.

Do You Have FOMO: Fear Of Missing Out?

Fear of missing out, or FOMO for short, is linked to disconnection and social media use. Do you have a case of it?

5 Ways To Increase Your Career Capital

In November 2013, Accenture conducted a career survey with 4,100 executives from large and medium-sized business. This global research attempted to better understand 3 areas: career capital; the future role of women in leadership; and career satisfaction. Here are 5 key takeaways from the survey and my advice for how to incorporate these findings into your own career success:

Are You Mindful or Mindless?

Mindfulness is making its way into corporate culture as a term, but here's how to make it a reality for yourself. Learn to slow down, think more clearly, and unleash your creativity.

Stretched Too Thin? 5 Strategies For Coping With Too Much Work

Having too much work has become the new normal. However, until there is a clear directive that the workplace will change, your work still needs to get done. Here are 5 strategies for coping with too much work:

Why Leaders Are Poor Communicators

If you know a bad leader, chances are he or she is also a poor communicator. Here are the reasons why our leaders don't improve in communications -- even though we all know it's a critical part of the role.

When and How Do I Have to Use Trademark Symbols?

Learn how and when you need to use trademark symbols to protect your intellectual property and comply with the law.

The Psychology And Philosophy Of Branding, Marketing, Needs, And Actions

What brand marketers can learn from Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and Aristotle's seven causes of human action.

Planning For People Who Hate To Plan

Does the thought of yearly goal setting make you want to run? You don't have to be a good planner to set your goals to paper -- or even like it. Here are five simple ways to plan your life goals so you can increase your chances of success.

‘Scaling Up Excellence’ Is Not Just An Executive Issue: What Individuals Can Do

I have written before about how big company success stories yield key insights for individual career success. A new business book, Scaling Up Excellence by professors Robert Sutton and Huggy Rao, yields more career planning gems. Though written for an executive audience, it is also a must-read for individual contributors and junior managers on how [...]

Career Advice I’m Glad I Never Took

There's no shortage of career advice out there that professionals hear. But does some of it hurt more than help? Here are five pieces of advice I'm glad I never took.

Five Easy Tricks To Make Your Presentation Interactive

Audience interaction is key for a compelling presentation. Here are five ways to get any audience talking and engaged.

Overwhelmed by Career Commitments? 5 Areas To Simplify

In order to prevent career overwhelm, here are 5 areas to pare down so you can find the time, energy and attention for your main career priority

8 Common Causes Of Workplace Demotivation

If you're demotivated at work, or sense morale issues among your team, these eight reasons may be to blame.

Fastest Way to the Top of Your Career

Five successful women at all stages of their careers offer advice on how to get to the top and find mentors along the way.

The One Career Resolution All Professionals Should Make

Because selling, influencing, and generating buy-in is critical to today’s career success, improving your own rainmaker capability is one career resolution all professionals should make. In The Rainmaker’s Quick Guide to Lasting Sales...Show More Summary

The Promotion You Don’t Want To Take

In the name of trying to climb the corporate ladder, we can be enticed to take a promotion that's not actually good for us. If your new opportunity comes with these four attributes, your best answer is "thanks, but no thanks."

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