Travel Light to Work

Written by Nan S. Russell

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A little while later another man stopped and approachedrepparttar woman. Again she was asked whatrepparttar 135173 townspeople were like and again she askedrepparttar 135174 traveler what his experience had been where he lived before. "Oh,repparttar 135175 people were great. Everyone was helpful and supportive – a real community." "You'll find peoplerepparttar 135176 same way here," she said.

People who are winning at working are like that second traveler. They know in work (and life) you tend to get what you expect. And if they're encumbered with emotional baggage and poor expectations, they get poor results. Instead, they follow advice like Deepak Chopra's, "Always expectrepparttar 135177 best and you'll see thatrepparttar 135178 outcome is spontaneously contained inrepparttar 135179 expectation."

People who are winning at working are one suitcase people. Like a seasoned world traveler, they've learned what essentials to pack. They bring to work only those skills and experiences that will positively impact their work and future. They leaverepparttar 135180 rest of their baggage behind. Want to be winning at working? Travel light.

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How to Pick the Best Career For You , Part 2: From Exposure-to-Opportunity

Written by Marta L. Driesslein, CECC

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Hunt for “spot opportunities” to findrepparttar secret passageway to employers Increase your exposure to unpublicized job leads and customarily inaccessible decision makers by exploiting Spot Opportunities. These are indicators of movement within a company that can be triggers for hiring. They arerepparttar 135172 beginning of a hiring pattern and usually signalrepparttar 135173 development of a hiring initiative. Wisely and routinely using spot opportunities leaves your competition choking inrepparttar 135174 dust wondering howrepparttar 135175 heck you got inside.

Forget everything you’ve heard or know about finding a job Stop looking for a job and start proactively targeting employers who have problems or challenges you can solve. When you pick a job based on employer need rather than your own you immediately provide tangible value and benefit to busy decision makers and earnrepparttar 135176 right to be heard.

“Greasingrepparttar 135177 Wheel” is exposure-to-opportunity gone extreme The radical method of “Greasingrepparttar 135178 Wheel” is rarely used byrepparttar 135179 job search masses because it involves taking considerable time to research industry and news sources and sniff outrepparttar 135180 possibilities andrepparttar 135181 players with a keen detective-like nose. However, if you keep doing thingsrepparttar 135182 way you’re doing them now, you’ll keep gettingrepparttar 135183 same results. To see changes, in what you get, you need to change what you do. Go extreme.

A sneak peak into Part Three “Reality of Exposure” by showing you how to become a major league pitcher of solutions usingrepparttar 135185 fast ball of strategic promotional development.

Marta L. Driesslein, CECC is a senior management consultant for R.L. Stevens & Associates Inc., ( a career marketing firm and organization celebrating over 24 years of providing strategic marketing solutions for its clients’ career transitioning needs

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