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April 4, 2018

Case Study: Foundation + Intent + Hustle = Engaged Pursuit

The tech market is hot, but finding an engaging gig takes focus, patience, and positivity.  But most importantly it takes hustle.  Here’s the story of Ryan’s longer-than-anticipated path. Clients are often surprised when I tell them that finding a new, more engaging role takes time.  Sometimes a lot of time. Even in Seattle’s hot tech […]

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March 14, 2018

Your Likability Resources (BATP)

Our favorite Book, Article, TEDTalk, and Podcast all around the topic of likability in the workplace. I’ve found that likeability plays a crucial role in the professional experience.  People want to work with (and hire) others who bring positive energy, say “yes” more than “no,” and bring others together. Likability adds to engagement on the […]

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March 8, 2018

Case Study – When Likability Influenced Hiring

It’s not all about skills and impact. Often, hiring comes down to likability and organizational-fit. Here’s an example when likability tipped the scale in a hiring decision. As promised earlier in the year, I’m writing Case Studies each month highlighting real-world situations relating to a specific topic – this month I’ve been focusing on likability. […]

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February 27, 2018

Where Likability Shows-Up

Likability is really key to any meaningful relationship. But how does it show-up in your Engaged Pursuit? Earlier in February, I highlighted the importance of likability in the professional setting. I gave key learnings from folks important to me around this topic. Bottom line: Likeability is key to professional engagement — regardless of your role, […]

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