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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.

5 Top Leadership Articles for the Week of September 18, 2017

Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five leadership articles readers found most valuable last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think, too. (Click on the title of the article […]

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Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about Overcoming Setbacks, Resiliency, and Lessons Learned (with video)

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is about overcoming setbacks, resiliancy, and lessons learned. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival is all about employee engagement in relation to customer service.  Submit your relevant blog posts here! […]

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Eight Techniques to Help Your Middle Managers Cultivate Their “Sweet Spot” in Your Organization

On paper, your middle managers are in your organization’s sweet spot. They’re the conduits between your strategic vision and the teams who implement that vision. In reality, however, your middle managers are in a tough place. They’re under increasing pressure–from above to improve results and from below to cultivate deeper relationships with their teams. Results […]

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Break the Procrastination Habit

Embed from Getty Images [embedded content] Procrastination is like a credit card: it’s a lot of fun until you get the bill.                 Christopher Parker I’ve never been a procrastinator. I associate the trait with laziness (but I’m wrong; more on that later.) I do know many people […]

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5 Top Leadership Articles for the Week of September 11, 2017

Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five leadership articles readers found most valuable last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think, too. How to Be Tough When You Prefer […]

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7 Ways to Lead Friends and Former Peers

Betrayed Joe stomped into the meeting room, slammed the door shut, and yelled at me, “How could you let this happen?” He had just been fired by the company president. I snapped back, “Me?? I’m not the one who didn’t show up and let the team down over and over again!” He was angry, but […]

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When a Disaster Affects your Job

Category 5 Hurricane Irma courtesy NOAA Today, I’m at home as Hurricane Irma does her thing. This article originally appeared in the Florida Times-Union, but the advice is worth repeating. Your employer may have a strong and well-crafted emergency preparedness plan with clear policies on what to do and how to communicate during and after […]

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Is Your Message More Negative than You Think?

Embed from Getty Images [embedded content] Mark Murphy of Leadership IQ is a New York Times bestselling author, weekly contributor to Forbes, ranked as a Top 30 Leadership Guru and the Founder of Leadership IQ.  He’s trained leaders at the United Nations, Harvard Business School, the Clinton Foundation, Microsoft, MasterCard, SHRM, and hundreds more organizations. Leadership IQ recently […]

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Microsoft Training for Veterans In Northeast Florida Starts October 16, 2017

Embed from Getty Images [embedded content] Microsoft has developed several training programs for veterans over the past decade, and the company is launching another program in our region in October. The Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) is an 18-week educational program that Microsoft conducts in partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU.) It provides active […]

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White Sheet, Pink Slip – Yes, You Can be Fired for Your Off-duty Behavior

Embed from Getty Images [embedded content] You’ve no doubt heard about the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville on August 12. White nationalists gathered on Saturday for a “Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville. Around 1:45 p.m., a car plowed into a group of counterprotesters and another car. One person was killed: Heather D. Heyer, 32, a paralegal from Charlottesville. Events […]

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