View from the Top

I recently spent a weekend in Colorado where I got to go hiking in Fort Collins. My friends and I climbed a 10,000 foot mountain. I looked up when we were at the base and wondered how we were possibly going to make it to the top. I believe that there were a few things we did that helped us get there.

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Simplify and Stand Out

We’ve all been there – stuck, stagnant, and motionless in our careers. We want to move onto bigger and better things but what do those opportunities look like? Do we want to chase those big promotions? Do we want to make more money or gain more recognition? Or, do we simply just want to be great at the positions we hold right now? Whatever it may be, there are a few solutions that can propel us in the direction of our ambitions.

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Stay Focused

Another weekend had come and gone and here came Monday morning again! I woke up exceptionally early and was ready to welcome Period 2 at work. Team and individual goals were discussed on Friday, written down, and it was execution time! It was a happy morning, I was humming a song (whatever that song was) and I was ready to make things happen!

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Keep your career vibrant

The end of the year is often a time of reflection on the past and planning for the future. Some of us make our New Year’s Resolution to lose weight, read more, or a variety of other things to improve ourselves in one way or another. But, are you neglecting your professional health? Taking an inventory of where you are in your career and assessing your professional needs for the future will have a lasting effect on your overall well being.

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