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What makes a resume or job search weak?

Job seekers often blame other issues when their job search doesn’t seem to be getting them results. Business owners do the same. But most of the time, you can succeed despite the economic conditions, despite challenges that get in your way, and despite personal or family problems as you strive to change your outcome. Clients…

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Forging Ahead & Merry Christmas!

I’ve been in a very reflective mood lately. As I have said in other posts, 2010 has been an amazing year for me. It has been filled with so many things, it is hard to focus sometimes. Job seeker success stories Lately, I have been hearing the same things from my clients, both the very…

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5 Reasons to Check Your Attitude

At our monthly Christian Business Leaders meeting, the conversation turned to the economy, the growing unemployment rate, and how business owner’s evaluate both their present employees as well as who they hire when they do have openings. no room to work with someone with a bad attitude Everyone in the room nodded in agreement when…

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5 Pitfalls to Being a Rescuer

I’m a rescuer. I want to jump in there and make everything right for everyone around me. I hate conflict and prefer sunshine. When there is conflict, I want to make it better. It’s not necessarily a bad quality totally, there are times when it is exactly what needs to be done. Here’s the pitfalls…

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When Life Gets Hard, Dig Deep

Our family had a year of “things”. You might call them problems or challenges but whatever they are, it has been a year of them! The last week or two have had one “thing” after another. Each seeming to hit with a hard blow. The latest last night left my son without the car that…

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What’s Holding YOU Back – Is It Worry?

    #2 in the What’s Holding You Back series — designed to help you think about why you are not moving forward in your job search, career, or life. Yesterday we talked about how  alcohol can hold you back. Today, let’s talk about Worry. Like alcohol, worry is insidious (meaning – having a gradual…

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Are you sitting on the sidelines?

In yesterday’s post, Use It for Good – the Haiti Connection, I explained how Haiti’s earthquake became personal when I read a post from Jaclyn at church asking for prayer. Suddenly I understood that the international students who were and are part of my worship came from Haiti. When I talked to Jaclyn, I told…

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