Why You Need to Become an Executive Before You Have the Title

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Why You Need to Become an Executive Before you Have the Title You want more seniority. More salary. You want to be perceived as a leader. But you’re stalling out. You’re doing all the “right things” but it’s not leading anywhere. You want to be valued for the unique, varied background you have… but you […]

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Find Your Career Success

How to Stop Comparing Yourself With Others

How To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others And Find Your Career Success Ever have a nagging sense that you’re falling behind in your career path? Find yourself watching others in your company or field, comparing your success to them—and then getting mad at yourself for it? Comparing yourself to others is a common feeling I […]

How to Use a 90-Day Plan to Achieve Career Goals More Easily

How to Use a 90-Day-Plan to Achieve Career Goals More Easily

How to use a 90-day plan to achieve career goals more easily Starting a new leadership role? Feeling lost in the weeds, and you’re getting stuff done… but you’re meandering and it’s not really the right stuff to focus on? You need a 90-Day Plan. A 90-Day Plan forces you to look at your job […]

From Burned Out Leader to Owning her Promotion with Confidence: Michelle’s Story

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From Burned Out Leader to Owning her Promotion with Confidence: Michelle’s Story Michelle, Senior Principal – Business Center Practice Leader with Stantec I’m an archeologist by practice, with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in anthropology. I’ve been practicing archeology as a consultant for the past 21 years, the last 7 have been with Stantec, […]

Discovering her Ideal Career Pathway and Creating her Dream Role: Cindy’s Story

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Discovering her Ideal Career Pathway and Creating her Dream Role: Cindy’s Story Cindy, Director of Interior Design, HOLT Architects I’ve been working at HOLT Architects in Ithaca since 1994. I studied interior design at Cornell, graduating in 1986 and went back to architecture school for my MA in Chicago. All through that time I worked […]

The Lazy Way to be More Successful

The lazy way to be more successful

The Lazy Way to be More Successful Some of the biggest transformations in my career and in others’ came from actions that took only five minutes. See, I’ve never really connected with the conventional time management advice that says you should put together a project management plan and decide on every action in some perfect […]

How to Overcome Gender Bias When Being Evaluated (and Evaluating Others) for Career Opportunities

How to Overcome Gender Bias

How to Overcome Gender Bias When Being Evaluated (and Evaluating Others) for Career Opportunities Research suggests that men are evaluated for promotions differently than women because of the impact of unconscious gender bias. A 2019 Frontiers of Psychology study found that men’s potential is valued more highly for leadership roles than performance. Whereas women’s performance […]