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Everything you want starts with an idea

 
 

Everything begins with an idea.

 – Earl Nightingale
 
I have a powerful secret to share with you. You are influential, maybe even magical. You’re able to create something out of literally nothing. Your thoughts have energy, and some say that you wouldn’t imagine a possibility unless it has the potential to become real. Before you write me off as a...
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The overachiever’s guide to overcoming self-doubt

“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” ― William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure
 
You’re smart, you’re accomplished, you’re confident in your problem-solving abilities. Let’s face it — you’re a success. And that makes sense. You’ve risen to the challenge your entire...
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Is your workplace toxic? What to do before you leave

A toxic workplace is defined as an environment where the work demands, culture and/or co-workers cause serious disruptions in the rest of your life. According to survey on workplace satisfaction more than 90% of employees surveyed say they’ve experienced a “toxic” work environment at some point in their career. That's truly astounding!

If you have a job where you...

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Overcoming the Superhero syndrome at work

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Your envy is trying to tell you something

Envy is an emotion that most people don’t like to admit to, yet it’s something that we all feel at one time or another. Envy arises when we wish we had something that someone else has. It happens frequently in the workplace. Sometimes it happens when a colleague gets a promotion or plum assignment that you wanted. Or the little green monster could crop up when a...

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5 big lies that block your progress... and how to conquer them

Every day I talk with people who have big dreams and want to pursue them but don’t. They feel frustrated and stuck and aren't sure what to do about it. Deep down, they know exactly who they are and what will make them happy, but they are afraid to give in to their desires.

When I probe a little deeper to understand why they don’t pursue the goals that will...

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We Are Our Stories: Andrew's Career Story

I'm sharing an excerpt from one of the "career stories" in my book Winning the Game of Work from Storytelling Entrepreneur Andrew Linderman. I hope you find it enlightening especially given the times we're living through.


Andrew Linderman is the founder and head storyteller of The Story Source in New York. Though he comes from a long line of entrepreneurs, he gave it a shot in the...

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Colette’s Career Story: My Time in the Old Boys’ Club

It was 2009, the middle of the financial meltdown, and I had just gotten out of an 18-year marriage to an addict. I had gone back to school to get a degree in Architectural Engineering – a degree that just two years before had a 98% placement rate – and with the real estate market in the toilet, absolutely no one was hiring.

I just needed to get a job to support me and my...

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Career Wisdom According to Yogi

Nothing is like it seems, but everything is exactly like it is.

–Yogi Berra
 

Yogi Berra was a catcher with the New York Yankees for eighteen seasons between the 1940s to the 1960s, and though he holds the record for the most World Series Championships as a player (ten), he is arguably best known nowadays for his quirky quotes. Even if you’re not familiar with...

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3 Big Lies That Hold You Back

Deep down do you have big dreams and want to pursue them but haven’t started yet? Maybe you feel frustrated and stuck because you don't know where to start... maybe you're afraid of not doing the "right thing"... or you've tried a couple things and nothing has worked the way you expected.

I believe deep down, you know who you are and what will make you happy, but for some reason, a block...

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