7 Strategies for a Faster Promotion

Ever feel stuck on your career ladder, constantly going above and beyond, but never getting that promotion?   You’re not alone.   Many professionals struggle to identify why they’re passed over for promotions. Understanding the common pitfalls that hinder career progression is the first step toward avoiding them. Whether it’s developing essential skills, enhancing your professional…

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Overcoming Self-Doubt in Career Transitions: Strategies for Success 

Career progression often leads to moments of self-doubt, especially when transitioning to roles that require a set of new skills and responsibilities. This article explores the psychological hurdles professionals face as they step into larger roles and provides strategies to navigate these challenges effectively.  Recognizing the Hurdles  Professionals on the verge of career transitions frequently…

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From Colleague to C-Suite – Navigating your Promotion

So, you’ve been promoted from a role you held for years into a management-level position.   While it is exciting, it will also take an adjustment period, especially when navigating the relationships between you and your now-direct-reports.  It’s certainly a challenge, especially if you have developed friendships with some of your colleagues over the years.   Striking…

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Executive Corner – Going from Peer to Boss

One of the most significant challenges for new leaders is going from peer to boss. Many struggles with the challenge of being liked more than respected. (Jump back to an article I wrote about being “Liked more than Respected”) In this article, I share tips on what each approach leads to. The first point to understand is that…

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Executive Corner – Promote or Remote: Working at Home Hurts Your Chances for Advancement

Call it unconscious bias or “out of sight out of mind.” The data shows that your boss views people in the office more favorably than your peers who work from home. I know, I know. I get it. You are more productive at home and work longer hours since you don’t have to commute to and…

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