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May 30, 2017

Your May 2017 Resources (BATP)

Professional failures happen. How you recover is super important. Here’s our favorite Book, Article, TedTalk and PodCast (BATP) to help. I wrote a ton about professional screw-ups during the month of May.  I talked about how to position your previous mistakes, how to approach job descriptions if you’ve messed-up (or don’t have the exact requirements), and the important role […]

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May 24, 2017

How managers can make-or-break engagement

Managers play a huge role in recovering from big employee screw-ups Managers play such a crucial role in employee experience. Time-and-time again, studies have shown that professionals engagement is directly linked to this relationship. Individuals who have negative experiences with their boss are usually more disengaged (and find themselves looking for new opportunities) and those […]

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May 16, 2017

Recovering from those big screw-ups

We all have little mistakes every day, but how you handle those huge “oh crap” moments really define your ability to stay engaged professionally. In her latest book, Option B, Sheryl Sandberg writes, “Not only do we learn more from failure than success, we learn more from bigger failure because we scrutinize them more closely…To […]

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May 10, 2017

Job Description vs. Reality

Organizations today are looking for everything but the kitchen sink – how to think about your experiences even if you don’t think you’re a perfect match. How many times have you reviewed a job description and thought to yourself, “Is there any human being on earth who possesses all these qualifications?”  Are all your hands […]

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May 3, 2017

Turn that frown upside down!

Positioning your weaknesses in a positive light may sound cheesy, but it’s the only way to shine when looking for a new opportunity. I’m a huge fan of leveraging your strengths in everything we do – both professionally and personally.  While it’s always good to try new things and push yourself (ultimate Type-A here…), if […]

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