Welcome to BlogNotions' Career Blog

The BlogNotions Career Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the Career industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on topics like improving your current career, taking the steps to start a new one, and much more more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Changing Your Culture

If you were to design your own human culture, what would you include? What would you leave out? Here are some basic design questions to consider, based on the three core principles of personal growth. Truth How would your culture relate to truth? Would you create a very honest, truth-based culture? Would your culture encourage […]

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Dominated by Jesus

Rachelle and I watched an interesting documentary this week called Caesar’s Messiah: The Roman Conspiracy to Invent Jesus. I also met the makers of this documentary when they were in Vegas a couple weeks ago, and we had a delightful conversation about a variety of subjects, including the film. Caesar’s Messiah explores the character of Jesus and whether […]

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Experts Chime in on Bold and Innovative Leadership: A Frontline Festival

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. Our September Festival is all about Bold and Innovative Leadership. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vixwerx for the great pic and to all our contributors! Self Leadership   “Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost No one has the words “Bold” or “Innovative” printed on their […]

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The Evil Exit

One of your most difficult challenges on your path of personal growth will be dealing with the consequences of seeing your values shift away from the people who are already in your life, such as your family, friends, roommates, or even your spouse. If you maintain a strong commitment to personal growth, such shifts are inevitable. […]

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Know How to Craft a Resume? Test Your Knowledge Here

As part of September’s Update Your Resume initiative, we offer resume quizzes specifically for new grads, experienced job-seekers, and career-changers.   While there is not a lot of mystery or difficulty in creating a strong resume, we are continually stunned by some of the resumes we see – from both entry-level and experienced job-seekers alike. […]

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7 Ways to Help Your Team Deal with Ambiguity

Dealing with ambiguity is a competency quickly pushing its way up on the list of most wanted executive competencies, while simultaneously working its way down as a vital survival skill down the organization chart. Acting with incomplete information, adapting to change, working without complete direction, imagining what’s possible in an uncertain future–these are skills no longer […]

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Back to Basics: Create Your Resume

Need a resume? Do it yourself with this easy-to-follow 10-step process. First the bad news: Resume-template Websites are like get-rich-quick scams – too good to be true. While your resume’s format is important, the content is by far MUCH more important. Plus, there are only a small number of required sections on a resume – and this […]

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60 Percent Sure

Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In discusses leadership and confidence issues for women. In it, she cites this statistic: men are likely to apply for a job when they meet only 60 percent of the qualifications, but women usually apply only if they meet 100 percent of them. The finding comes from a Hewlett Packard internal […]

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How to Help Managers Become More Strategic

John’s frustration had turned to exacerbation.  He’d done everything he could to position himself for the next promotion. His results were amazing. He’d taken on several cross-functional projects and nailed those, too. He was delegating more and growing the competence of his team. He’d become far more open to feedback and had truly become a team […]

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Free Training Starts Sep 16th

You may recall that I helped to promote Ryan Eliason’s 2014 Visionary Entrepreneur Empowerment Training program back in February — a free webinar series for people who’d like to earn income from making a positive impact in the world. That program was extremely popular — more than 73,000 people signed up for the free training. […]

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