Two habits for a successful 2020

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How long will your New Year’s resolutions last? And what will you do once you have broken them? Ditch them and the guilt that goes along with them. Here are two easy habits that will propel your career this year. 1 Try new stuff This year, someone will put you in an uncomfortable position. You’ll … Continued

Why I love the first workday after a vacation

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I’ve been on vacation for two weeks. I’m writing this at 6 a.m. on my first day back. I’m eager to get started. The page proofs for a book I’m working on have come back. I’m eager to review them, so we can turn this manuscript into an actual book. This is where my knowledge … Continued

Is your career about duty or pleasure?

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Why do you work? To make money? Or because you’re doing something that you love? Not all of us get to do work that we love. If we’re lucky, we don’t do work that we hate. Here’s my idea of what you should do to move your career forward. Take a job that pays enough … Continued

Do we choose our future, or does it choose us?

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Do you choose your path? Or are you making choices with consequences you can’t imagine? I was thinking about the choices that got me hired at Forrester, a 20-year job that determined my career and my future as an author. I’d like to tell you it was a deliberate and intelligent choice, but it’s way stranger than … Continued