57 results for tag: job satisfaction


Areas to Consider When Changing Industries

After years and years in the same industry, you'd like to make a change. But, naturally, all your experience is in the one industry, so how can you ever land a leadership position if you leave the industry you know so well? This can be done. Listen ...
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You’ve Got Options! Step Out of the Box.

I want to tell you about James, a product development executive who is very typical of many executives these days. James is 51 and is latching on to stability, trying to hang on until retirement. Hanging on for a minimum of 16 years is not a healthy ...
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The Professional Mid-life Crisis, It’s Common

You make good money. You are a leader. You are good at what you do...you are doing well. Welcome to a professional, mid-life crisis. Recruiter Sharon Hulce, founder of Employment Resource Group, Inc, told the ExecuNet audience that around 50 many ...
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It’s Important to Love Your Job

We all spend MANY HOURS working over the course of our careers. So many don't actually enjoy what they do, however. Chasing an ever-increasing compensation package for many is what is considered most important. Recruiter Ann Zaslow-Rethaber, President of ...
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Strong Ties Make All the Difference

Recently, I was reminded of the philosophy of Charles Schultz, creator of the Peanuts comic strip. He basically challenged people to recall the best in their field, things like: Name the five wealthiest people in the world. Name the last 10 World ...
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The Discounted Leadership Trait

There are a lot of traits that go into making someone a good leader. One of the most discounted of those traits is curiosity. It’s a trait that gets overlooked likely because the higher one climbs the org chart, the more they know and the more they are ...
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You Can’t Wait for Things to Happen

"With such a challenging job market, it's more important than ever for you to orchestrate your career advancement to attain your short- and long-term goals. It's no longer [true] that you can depend on someone else to advance your career," says Barbra ...
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Someday Isle…Escape and Find What’s Next

It’s a nice place to visit, but I wouldn’t want to live there. That’s how I feel about “Someday Isle.” What’s Someday Isle, you ask? It’s the place people who are always saying, “Someday I’ll…” go after a while. Getting stuck on ...
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5 Core Beliefs That Lead Us to Resist Facing Reality Instead of Changing It

Part of Kathy Caprino's series "Becoming The Most Powerful You" In speaking to a friend this week who is dealing with an extremely narcissistic boss, something became even clearer to me than ever before: When we’re in an unhealthy, manipulative or ...
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Is it Time to Consider a New Profession or Industry?

Have you ever thought about working in an entirely new industry or profession? When you have leadership experience and qualities, you have acquired valuable transferrable skills that could often open doors to an entirely new career. Or, if you have been ...
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Say “No” to Saying No!

I talk with hundreds of executives every year, and one thing I find that so many of the ones who are unhappy with their situations do is say “no” to opportunities. They say no to the very idea of exploring opportunities. What got me thinking about ...
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If You’re Feeling Unseen or Unheard Right Now

The ancient Babylonians are said to have been the first people to make New Year's resolutions, roughly 4,000 years ago. The Babylonian New Year was adopted by the ancient Romans, as was the tradition of resolutions. It’s remarkable, isn’t it, that ...
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