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How to become so fierce that we fight for what we want


When we begin to focus on ourselves we have this feeling of importance and value that lifts us. Although, paying attention isn't enough when striving to reach our goals. The next step is to become fierce with our goals and really fight for what we want.

Although, myself included, we often take the easy road and settle. What does settle mean? We give up and rationalize that this isn't important, or we didn't really want it. And yet we did. We have that sinking feeling which can translate into, I'm not important. And that kinda sucks...

In this blog I'm going to address what being fierce is and how we can add it to our life to really support our goals—and achieve them.

Think back to a time when we stopped ourselves from being okay with something and stood up for ourselves to get what we wanted. It could be a job, a relationship, a promotion, or an opportunity of some sort. 

If you don't connect to that experience, that's okay. That will come to you, because...

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How to thrive during the probationary period at a new company

When we start a new position at a company, there's that awkward probationary period that we need to navigate before settling into our chosen role. During this time one of our biggest obstacles can be the judgement from our new colleagues. How do we make them into allies, while we adapt to our new position?
In this blog I'll proved four strategies that will help us settle more easily into our new role, and keep us from stepping on any toes. 
When I was younger, me and my friends would sit on a bench in the mall and observe people as they go by. It was quite entertaining, especially when we'd create stories based on how they looked, acted and what they wore. We'd be very inventive, and have their whole life detailed from career to the type of partner.
Characterizing is what all of us do, consciously or unconsciously. We see someone and based on their appearance we create a story around them....
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5 Ways that'll Get You Noticed by People you Want to Impress


Tell me more about yourself? This is a challenging question for many, especially when we're sitting across from a person we want to impress. What to say, or not to say? How much detail is too much detail? What answer are they looking for?

By the end of this blog, you'll have a good idea of what to say to a person you want to impress so their attention is on you. As well, some activities to have that person remember you long after the conversation is over. 

As we sit across from the one we want to impress, and listening to thoughts in our head of what to say, we miss out on the nuances of the conversation. Then instead of adding to the conversation we end up detracting it. The responses we give maybe agreeable, general and vague, and not contributing much at all. 

By being quiet or reserved you may come across as hiding something, or uncertain, or indecisive, or uninterested. This signal can have the other person wondering if they can trust you, or...

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5 Ways to Stop Extra Demands from Ruining Performance at Work

Maintaining a consistent performance at work and reaching those targets on a regular basis can be challenging. But when we add stress from extra demands, like home renovations, family events or moving homes, this can ruin our performance at work. 
So how can you stay positive and organized, and not let these extra obligations make you stressed?
Many times we can't organize the mess and manage the things that are out of our control, but what we can do is to organize and manage our thoughts and choices around them. This we have 100% control of, and that's enough to reduce that stress.
Here are five ways that you can stop extra demands on your life from ruining your performance at work:
  1. Visualize how you'd like the situation to look. When I was in the thick of renovations, stuff was in boxes and it took me more time to find things, and I spent a lot of time dusting and cleaning. It was a huge mess all the time! But as I...
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How to boost your chances of changing your career at 50

career self-improvement Oct 11, 2019
Is there something that you're passionate about, and making this change is incredibly exciting, yet you can't gain momentum? Do you wonder if changing careers at 50 is too risky? Well, let's change your thoughts on that, and get you moving forward with more success.
Sometimes we trip over our own feet in an effort to make this big change, especially when we're at that gorgeous age of 50. We have thoughts of being not good enough, not smart enough, or talented enough. So, I'm going to share with you some insights that will boost your chances of success—insight I wished I had when I wanted to change careers.
Let's start with you and your story.
Many times the story you create for yourself is filled with obstacles that keep you from reaching your goals. But what if you rewrote that story exactly the way you want it to look, where do those obstacles go?
The story I'm talking about is the one we create about...
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