Category Archives: Career Paths

Choosing the right career; career development goals; personal SWOT; development plan; motivation; success skills

The Puzzle of Motivation

From the Most Popular @TEDTalks of all time: Dan Pink ( @DanielPink ) at TEDGlobal 2009. Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t … Continue reading

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What is the secret sauce to…

This is a question we hear often. What is the secret sauce to (fill in the blanks) #success #getting rich #lasting love #relationships #romance #money management #leadership #publicspeaking I can go on and on about the things people seek #secretsauce to. … Continue reading

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A Friendly Note to a New Manager or Supervisor

So you have a new job, or have been recently promoted. You are now moving on from doing things to getting things done. This is not always an easy transition, even to the most mature person. But when you are … Continue reading

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Look Inward Before You Try to Change Others

Look Inward Before You Try to Change Others.

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How do successful people reach their goals? [3 min HBR video]

Successful people do things differently. Here’s how. Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Presentation?

Lessons from watching TED talks about what makes a great presentation Continue reading

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Why Helping Others Drives Our Success – A McKinsey Video

We’ve all observed that there’s a rise in project-based work, which corresponds with the knowledge economy—fewer dedicated jobs and long, stable careers and much more, “How do I combine a skill set with a need that you have?” And I think that as we see these kinds of shifts in the workplace, we’re going to see “giving” skills become more important, because a lot of getting work done then becomes about working with, for, and through other people. Continue reading

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Win at Workplace Conflict – An HBR Blog Post

Stay focused, pick your fights, build empathy, use humour and develop relationships to effectively manage conflict at work Continue reading

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When We Learn From Failure (and When We Don’t) – From HBR Blog Network

We are less likely to learn from our mistakes when we dodge accountability for what’s gone wrong. Continue reading

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7 Things to Read Before Choosing a Career

The career you choose has so many implications for your future. What you encourage your kids to do or avoid in terms of careers can affect not just their future incomes, but also their life’s happiness, satisfaction and overall quality. Hence the need to look before you leap. Continue reading

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