HUGE Career Boosters (that You’re Likely Overlooking!)

Mentors, training, stretch projects, certifications, networking… Yes! All of these are GREAT career boosters, but chances are you already know that. So let’s look at those less obvious career “gifts” that can really catapult your success. Criticism: “If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.” – Donald Rumsfeld While tough to swallow …

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THE GIFT YOU’RE OVERLOOKING

Criticism is defined as, “a critical observation or remark, usually unfavorable.”  While criticism comes in many forms, most agree that receiving criticism is not an enjoyable experience. Which of the following resonates best with you?: I consider criticism NO MATTER WHERE it comes from. I consider criticism depending on WHO it comes from. I consider …

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Start before you’re ready

Upon initial review, this advice seems counterintuitive to what we have been taught all of our lives. Growing up, we learn that “practice makes perfect.” The Boy Scout’s core motto is to “be prepared.” In our career we have to “pay our dues” and “put our best foot forward.” Although not bad advice, I wonder …

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