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Finishing Faithfully 6.0: What to Do with All My Options

What to Do with All My Options Finishing Faithfully 6.0   Peter Drucker mentions that the biggest social changes in the last century have not been technology or e-commerce, but instead the greatest changes have been the amazing freedom to choose careers and the increased longevity of working life span. At the beginning of the

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Career With A Purpose 13.0: Handling Pivotal Conversations, Part II

Handling Pivotal Conversations, Part II Career With A Purpose 13.0   In the last article, we discussed how casual discussions can sometimes turn into pivotal conversations, and we sought wisdom on navigating such discussions so that the resulting impact would be positive. Looking for answers to this very question, management consultants Joseph Grenny and Kerry

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Career With A Purpose 12.0: Handling Pivotal Conversations, Part I

Handling Pivotal Conversations, Part I Career With A Purpose 12.0   A number of years ago, I was serving on the leadership team of a Trustee Board. One of the most surprising moments of my term was a crucial conversation our team had with the company’s CEO about the future direction of the organization. What

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Career With A Purpose 11.0: Four Management Tips for Retaining Top Talent

Four Management Tips for Retaining Top Talent Career With A Purpose 11.0   In today’s economy, with high unemployment and a shortage of full time jobs, one would think that employers would have no trouble recruiting and retaining talented men and women. However, recent studies show that today’s work force is looking for more than

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Career With A Purpose 10.0: Personal Steps from Good to Great

Personal Steps from Good to Great Career With A Purpose 10.0   In his 2001 classic Good to Great, management consultant Jim Collins identified seven factors or characteristics that can enable businesses to outpace competitors and reach the highest of industry goals. While the book is an especially interesting read for CEOs, department heads, and

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Career With A Purpose 8.0: The Power of Influencing Yourself, Part II

Serving Your Purpose Presents: The Power of Influencing Yourself, Part II Career With A Purpose 8.0   There is a lot of talk today about being our best selves and finding our highest destiny. Of course, we all want to live up to our potential, but what happens when circumstances and limitations seem to hinder

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Career With A Purpose 7.0: The Power of Influencing Yourself, Part I

Serving Your Purpose Presents: The Power of Influencing Yourself, Part I Career With A Purpose 7.0   Every day offers us a fresh start. We may have been disappointed with a frustrating interaction or poor personal performance the day before. But for our relationships as well as our work, we all have the opportunity to

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