How to Obtain Your Dream Mentor to Skyrocket Your Success!

How to Obtain Your Dream Mentor to Skyrocket Your Success!

Have you ever wondered, "If I could have __________ as my mentor, I would be the best ______________ ever!" 

Well, it's easier than you might think. You have not, because you ask not, right? For most, this is the case...

So, HOW DO YOU APPROACH THEM AND ASK THEM? 

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The 5 Essentials of Leadership Development

“You don't have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.” — Les Brown

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How do you engage professional development? Do you have a leadership development plan? On your job? With a professional course or business book? Do you have an onsite coach or leader helping you?

Question:  What is THE best way to grow professionally?

Well, it begins with a foundation of at least these 5 essentials! What are they?

Well, I will share those with you momentarily!

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5 Must-Do's to Re-Engineer Your Career for MORE MONEY!

5 Must-Do’s to Re-Engineer Your Career (or start one) for MORE MONEY!

Have you ever felt you wanted a fresh start or a new beginning in life? (A mulligan, for you golfers!)

 “It’s not too late to become who you want to be. I hope that you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you find the strength to start over.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald, writer & author of The Great Gatsby

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

I know exactly how that feels!

In 2007, I started college for the first time…at the age of 44! (I know what you’re doing. You’re counting the years to see how YOUNG I am, aren’t you?! Lol!)

One of my favorite phrases I created is:  In order to be your best, you must assess!

 

So let’s dive in to A New You 2.0!

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How to Achieve Stellar Strengths Engagement at Work!

Napoleon Hill, the iconic American motivational speaker and author, once said, “Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he (or she) is best suited.”

“Employee engagement is the art and science of engaging people in authentic and recognized connections to strategy, roles, performance, organization, community, relationship, customers, development, energy, and happiness to leverage, sustain, and transform work into results.” - David Zinger, Let’s Co-Create an Employee Engagement Charter, The Employee Engagement Network

 

So, what do you absolutely need to do to maximize your engagement at work?

Let me propose a MASTER KEY to living out your fullest potential in the workspace from over 3 decades of interactions with thousands of people.

As a former senior corporate manager and trainer, I an the first to acknowledge that other factors play essential roles such as…

chemistry, competency, contribution, character,...

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How to Overcome YOUR BIGGEST Hindrance to Your Breakthrough Right Now

Overcoming YOUR BIGGEST Hindrance to Your Breakthrough Right Now 

 

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Now back to some KEY insights...

Most people won’t do these things and YOU can capitalize on them for a huge breakthrough.

What is it?

  1. Make a list of the top 10 things you want to achieve
  2. Put them in order of importance
  3. BEGIN right now on a small step towards...
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Regaining Your Motivation and Momentum: How to Get YOUR Mojo Back!

“Many times momentum is the only difference between winning and losing. With it, everyone is expectant and energized, and people tend to perform at their peak potential. Without it, people lose heart and have difficulty finding motivation.” – John C. Maxwell

Have you ever felt that you lost your motivation and your momentum?

 TRUTH:  Sometimes I have.

It felt as if I took a punch in the passion gut, and was bent over. While I was on the path to one of my life’s biggest goals-my doctorate-life's challenges, like a ton of bricks, unloaded on me. Now, let me put this in perspective for you.

 I’m just like you. I came from small beginnings, have big hopes and dreams, and want to help as many people as I can along life’s way. But I lost my MOJO, my motivation, and I just wanted to come home and escape. Watch a move,have a drink, and just make world go away. 

Sound familiar?

Insider’s TIP: Sometimes you need a...

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How to Know YOUR Perfect Career Fit

“Where do I fit best?” Have YOU ever asked that?

This question, along with many others like it, have been asked.

Or…

-Is there a job tailored just for me?

-Where will my gifts and talents be used to their fullest?

-What can I do to find my perfect place where I work?

So, are you where you “perfectly fit”? Many are not, and surprisingly, have worked that way for YEARS!!!

During the mid-twentieth century, researchers like Katherine Briggs and her daughter, Isabel Briggs-Myers, John Holland, and David Keirsey, investigated person-environment fit and person-job fit. (PE fit and career development theories)

Millions of people have taken personality- and career-based assessments created by these theorists. Have you heard of the MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator), Holland’s Career Wheel or Holland’s Codes, or the Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS-II)?

I highly recommend taking these informative assessments. They will enlighten you...

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Your Personal Power and Your Unique Strengths

 

Your PERSONAL POWER is multiplied and amplified when you:

-Truly accept and believe it…

-Grow and develop it…

-Use it to help others!

 

What exactly is your “personal power” anyway?

There are different definitions such as:

-Your influence

-Your integrity and ethics

-Your internal and external strengths

However Brian Tracy, one of the top sales trainers and motivational speakers in the world, has a Personal Power Formula…

YOU x Your Relationships=Your Personal Power

According to Tracy, your personal power grows by being “people-centered”. You have a tribe just waiting on you to influence their lives, hopes, and dreams! You just have to locate them through tribe tryouts. 

Intentionally seek out those that welcome you, your message and your gifts.

Remember in our previous blog post that you have:

-Your Story 

You have your own unique story, so learn to tell it powerfully and succinctly. Create an abbreviated...

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Your Unique Story, Skill Set, & Style!

Hello Friends and Strengths Advocates,

Have you ever thought…

I wonder if my personal story matters to anyone? Could it help others?

You have one, and someone out there is waiting to hear it! At times, we feel it pales in comparison to others' profound stories, but no matter what you have come through, it can help someone else out there.

“But it’s not one of those really horrific rip-your-heart-out transformational stories that only happen to other people!”

REMEMBER-Someone is always going through what you just went through, or what you’re going through.

What's you story?

Where did you come from and how did you get to where you are?

The 3 S’s” of YOUR Story:

You have your…

1.Unique story-Your Super-You Power

This is your unique life story. You should have both short and mid-length version of it to tell, depending on your time and setting.

Create a 2-minute and a 10-minute version.

Be ready to share it. Mine intro is…I should...

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It's Time to Get Some CRAZY Courage!

Do you have "insane courage"? Bold enough to crazily go after what your really want in life?

I am a doctor of personal strengths and teach people how to know where they fit and flow in their unique gifts and strengths; however, so many people do not have direction in their lives.

Frustration, indecision, and regret plague them. 

 

I recently talked with several individuals that seemed to be waiting, wandering, or wondering in life.

Waiting…for something to happen.

Wandering…around in their lives, not living intentionally and on-purpose.

Wondering…if they will ever discover their true calling and start doing their dreams!

Have you ever felt like that? Does that resound a bit with you now?

Sometimes, we simply need crazy courage to make a decision-that one decision that creates a ripple effect of exponential outcomes in multiple dimensions in our life.

You need the courage of Benjamin Mee!

Matt Damon starred as Ben Mee in the movie, “We Bought a...

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