Five Ways To Manage Fear When You Stretch Outside Your Comfort Zone

I thought about writing about growth, since it’s spring, and growth is something that happens when you stretch outside your comfort zone. (I did write about growth for the 4/16 issue of the newsletter in case you missed that one!) But the flip side of the positive growth that comes when you stretch … [Read more...]

Underemployment Is On The Rise – How To Stay Competitive

According to the Accenture Strategy 2016 U.S. College Graduate Employment Study, 51% of class of 2014 and 2015 graduates think they are underemployed in their current job. This number has steadily climbed in the four years Accenture has been conducting the survey — up from 41% in 2013. The above … [Read more...]

Ten Low-Cost Options For Customized Leadership Development

A Global Workforce Leadership Survey released by Saba, a cloud-based talent management solutions company, and WorkplaceTrends.com, a research firm, report a growing talent gap at the executive levels: Almost half (46%) of companies surveyed cited leadership as the skill hardest to find; Only … [Read more...]

The Hidden Costs of Professional Development

A recent idealist.org blog shared low-cost ideas that contribute to your professional development. While I agree with the suggestions, such as professional associations, conferences, and online resources, there are several costs of professional development that are often overlooked but must be … [Read more...]

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