No. 143 - Do a Self-Check as to Where You Are in Your Career

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A Personal Relevance Reality Check Take a moment for a personal relevance reality check because at any age these painful things can start happening to you, and if they do, you'll want to change your course of behavior: -You increasingly feel that your smarts aren't getting you anywhere, that your skills aren't being used. -You aren't sought out or ...
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No. 142 - Leaders Needed: Apply Within

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It's Not Too Early or Too Late You have to continue to differentiate yourself at each stage in your career. Regardless of your age, at every point in your life, there is a younger person eager to step into your job. If you are 30 years old, there is an impatient 20-something coming up on you; at 40 there is that pesky 30-year-old. One 60-year-old C...
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No. 141 - Job Promotions Come From a Few Right Words From the Right People

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You see, right now, private conversations are taking place in secret sessions. Behind closed doors with shades drawn, management muckity-mucks sitting in high-back leather chairs are thinking hard about you and a smattering of your competitors. One person is enthusiastically singled out with the confirmatory statement, "He's different." Someone ask...
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