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  • The Surprising Pathway to Success
    7min

    In this month’s Edge, we will explore three authors and their views on what success is and how to achieve it. In All It Takes is a Goal: The Three-Step Plan to Ditch Regret and Tap Into Your Massive Potential by Jon Acuff, Acuff shares the steps to leave behind regret and how to step […]

  • The Mindset to Face Career Change
    7min

    If you’ve ever desired a career change, it can evoke a mix of excitement and frustration. But change doesn’t have to be terrifying or depressing. It can present an opportunity for something better if you approach it with a positive mindset. In this month’s Edge, we explore three authors and their systems for handling such […]

  • The Job Market is Changing. Our Concept of Career Success Should Change With It.
    7min

    We are currently experiencing one of the most unique and uniquely challenging job markets in recent history. Companies are struggling to retain workers, and workers are searching for jobs and careers that will not only fulfill their salary needs in an ever-more-expensive world but also give them fulfillment, flexibility, and yes, even joy in their […]

  • Have Confidence in Your Ability to Succeed
    9min

    A lack of belief in yourself can dramatically limit your potential. The effects can be obvious in your professional and personal experiences. This Executive Edge looks at how to believe in yourself, seek self-knowledge, and believe in your ability to lead; and also how to project confidence, make smooth mental transitions, and build your personal […]

  • Boost Your Confidence for Success

    Confidence is something that no executive should be without; however, it can be easily undermined and is not always easy to grow. In this issue of Executive Edge, we look at the ticklish issue of confidence and sort out ways to build it. Topics include how to develop your anthem, solidify your self-confidence, create a […]

  • Obstacles That Can Threaten Your Leadership

    The path of leadership is fraught with obvious challenges and some that are not so obvious. In this issue of Executive Edge, we look at some of the more subtle challenges, which are often self-generated and in some ways are more lethal to a career. Handling the power that comes with an upwards career climb, […]

  • Cutting Corners Can Be Productive

    Shortcuts don’t have to be taboo in the workplace. Learning shortcuts can help you work more effectively and avoid duplicating processes. Shortcuts can also help you prioritize projects and create more autonomy. In this issue of Executive Edge, we look at how cutting corners can lead to productivity for yourself and your teams. Topics include […]

  • Rediscovering Your Enthusiasm

    Day in and day out, it seems like you work on the same projects or perform the same tasks. With this repetitive routine, the passion for your career may burn out. In this issue of Executive Edge, we look at how to rediscover your enthusiasm in the workplace. Topics include staying ahead by glowing, creating […]

  • How to Give Power to Conversations

    Influential people conduct critical conversations, which get people to pay attention and motivates them to take action. This Executive Edge looks into developing the valuable skills of conversation including speaking authentically, crafting the conversations you need to achieve results, choosing the right words to lead and inspire, and realizing that what you say is not […]

  • Is It Time to Reinvent Yourself?

    To succeed, you must have the ability to create the results you seek. You need to believe in your potential. But what if you find yourself stalled in mediocrity? Or maybe you’re facing an adversity such as job elimination or a mistake happened that affects your reputation? There will be times –– maybe not as […]

  • Make Your Career More Meaningful

    Increasingly people are taking responsibility for becoming the person they want to be and accomplishing the things they value. This Executive Edge speaks to individuals who are ready to amp up their careers. Topics include developing high-concept, high-touch senses, adopting a growth mindset, realizing where you are now and where you want to go, creating […]

  • Develop Yourself to Become the Ideal Employee

    By striving to be the ideal employee, you will excel personally as well as professionally. With practice, you will soon recognize the unique value that you can bring to both your job and your relationships. In this issue of Executive Edge, we examine how to identify your strengths, use those strengths, develop your resources, remain humble, […]

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