Do you know your derailment factors? Part one. Do you know your derailment factors? Part one. Do you know your derailment factors? Part one.

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Do you know your derailment factors? Part one.

After working in business for the past 25 years, not much surprises me. However one of the things that still gets me at times is how few people are aware of what their derailment factors are. If you know my work and my writing, you know that I’m well grounded in positive psychology and have a hearty focus on what’s working well and how we can amplify it. Strengths, purpose, passion, intentional career planning and all that good stuff. But I’m also a realist and there are certain things in ...

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6 questions you must ask yourself

Startling fact: More than 70% of women I researched in America last year didn’t have a career plan that was working for them. And more than 48% of women were just winging it. Pretty scary isn’t it? What have you done lately to move your career forward? I mean, to intentionally move it forward in the direction you want to head? Do you even know where that is? This week, I’d like you to think about the reality of your career. You could be working your way up the ladder in a big ...

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Do you need a career plan?

This is a really common question, especially amongst mid-level professionals. You have done ok up until now without a plan. Things have been going well and you have been progressing as quickly as you wanted and in the right direction. But the question usually comes up as people start telling you that to get to the next level you need a plan. Let me try and break it down and give you a few perspectives to consider. Some people have a rigorous career plan that is very focused on the exact role ...

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