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Maintaining Focus During the Holidays

The holiday season is a time of family, friends, generosity, and thankfulness. The yuletide offers a chance for us to be full of cheer and embrace the magic of the season. But for so many, this time of year coincides with a Santa-sized mixed bag full of everything from year-end deadlines to project commitments and […]

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Results Are In: Job Alignment with Career Goals

It is normal for a professional’s career path to take many turns. Whether joining the gig economy between positions in your field to completely changing industries altogether, employment doesn’t necessarily mean your job aligns with your overall career goals. In October, we asked our readers if they were on track to achieve them. (more…)

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Helping First-Generation Professionals Succeed in the Workplace

With a diverse workforce comprised of several different generations, ethnicities, and skills, just to name a few characteristics, it’s important to create an inclusive environment for all, including first-generation college students who go on to become first-generation professionals (FGPs). According to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Civil Rights, FGPs are “those who are […]

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Giving Thanks this Holiday Season

The leaves are changing, the air is cooling, and the holiday season is just around the corner. One thing that has become synonymous with autumn is thankfulness. Whether celebrating with friends or family, Thanksgiving is the perfect reminder to think about what you are thankful for and to count your blessings. However, Thanksgiving isn’t just […]

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TED Talk: 3 Ways to Measure Your Adaptability and How to Improve It

Through intelligence measures like IQ and EQ (emotional intelligence), we’re able to quantify the leader’s capacity to connect with others and lead from cognitive intelligence and business acumen. However, one venture investor believes it’s the AQ, or the “adaptability quotient,” that determines the capacity for overall success. Check out this recent TED Talk by venture investor […]

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