How to Grow Your Career, Without Leaving Your Company

Much has been written about the need to change jobs every few years. Moving around keeps you learning, and more engaged, and is correlated with a higher income. Yet, moving around your health insurance, getting all new coworkers, and learning entirely new systems is a tall order. Constantly leaping.

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Why We’re Weird about Self-Promotion (And How to Get Over It)

A few weeks ago, I attended a professional development seminar. On the first day, the leader of the workshop asked the group – “How many people are guilty of underselling themselves?” 98% of the room raised their hand. Almost every single person in the room. Here’s the kicker: This.

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Should You Quit? How to Know When It’s Time to Go

A few weeks ago, The Wall Street Journal reported that as the pandemic cloud lifts, the percentage of Americans leaving their employer for new opportunities is at the highest level in more than two decades. Many high performers are taking a long look at post-pandemic life. The last year.

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When to Offer Advice and When to Shut Up

Have you ever gone into a new job or role and immediately seen areas for improvement? One of my clients changed jobs recently.  He was heavily recruited by his new employer because the CEO wanted to make changes.  My client, I’ll call him Jim, was the perfect guy for.

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How to Be Promotable: 3 Surprising Things You Need to Know

What does it take to get promoted? Most people think being good at your job is enough.  They’re wrong. I met a woman on a plane a few weeks ago who told me she was up for a promotion.  Full disclosure, it was a long flight, and I’m one.

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