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Self-care: Self-awareness: 4 Inspiring Areas (and 10+ Questions) for Your Self-Awareness Jumpstart
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Self-care: Self-awareness: 4 Inspiring Areas (and 10+ Questions) for Your Self-Awareness Jumpstart

Self-awareness? So you think you have yourself all figured out? In this article we take the idea that self-awareness is critical (even foundational) for self-development and career-development and provide you with 10+ questions in 4 key categories to assess your self-awareness knowledge.

Do you really know you? Let’s find out.

The Power of Followership: Why Being a Good Follower Matters
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The Power of Followership: Why Being a Good Follower Matters

Everyone wants to be the “lead dog” – right? No one chooses to be a “follower” – where “the view never changes”. Then why, in reality, do most people spend much more of their lives following than leading? In this article, I explore the case of why good followers are needed and set the foundation for exploring the topic in future articles (based on your interest and feedback).

Trust: Who Do You Trust? 5 Proven Keys to Consider
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Trust: Who Do You Trust? 5 Proven Keys to Consider

Who do you trust? In our “faith-based” society (non-religious context) trust is one of the keys that keeps us working together. Of course, lack-of-trust (faith) in one another creates divides and conflicts between us. In this article, let’s take a look at trust together and ask the hard question – “Am I building or destroying trust?”

Critical Thinking: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Thinking Critically
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Critical Thinking: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Thinking Critically

Critical thinking. Analytical thinking. Criticism. How do you navigate the thousands of decisions you have to make on a daily basis? In this article, I take a look at the role of critical thinking, analytical thinking, and raw criticism play and offer 10 questions you may ask yourself to improve your outcomes.

Self-care: Mindfulness for Professionals with Limited Time
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Self-care: Mindfulness for Professionals with Limited Time

Self-care. Mindfulness. How much time do you invest in taking care of yourself? Do you feel overwhelmed by your professional or life commitments? It’s not unusual to feel that way but can be harmful to your mental and physical health if you are overwhelmed, anxious, stressed, etc. for a significant length of time. In today’s Mindring Monday article, I introduce “mindfulness” as a tool to help with these situations that doesn’t require a great deal of time or resources to see benefits.

Career Success: Know these three (3) keys to light your career path
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Career Success: Know these three (3) keys to light your career path

Personal Success & Career Success – You work hard. You work long hours. You do your best. Do you feel successful? Based on job satisfaction data there are a lot of you that don’t feel successful. In this article, I cover three (3) keys to defining success for yourself and avoiding chasing characteristics defined by others.

Self-Driven Annual Reviews
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Self-Driven Annual Reviews

Are you dreading annual reviews and yearly planning? Judging by the number of jokes and memes about new year resolutions and planning – you’re not alone. In this article, I touch on three recommended review exercises that will help you create and drive personal, financial, and profession/job goal plans. The recommendations may help get you moving toward a plan you will start and follow through this year!