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.

How to Nail Your Next Interview–Honing Your Story

Even if you’re the right candidate for the right job, if you don’t have your story together, the job’s going to the other guy. In fact, I’ve sat through too many panel interviews over the years with my heart breaking because I knew the RIGHT guy was telling the WRONG story…or the RIGHT story in […]

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How to Ask for Flexibility at Work

Embed from Getty Images 1 Million for Work Flexibility is  hosting National Flex Day (#NationalFlexDay) on October 17th 2017. The organization calls this inaugural event “an opportunity to unite employers and workers across the country in an effort to raise awareness about the importance and power that flexible work can have for the good of […]

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5 Top Leadership Articles for the Week of October 9, 2017

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

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10 Questions Managers Should Ask When Their Team Won’t Listen

One of the most challenging management experiences you’ll encounter is when it feels like your team won’t listen. You share your vision of the future, what the team’s capable of achieving…and are met with shrugs and silent stares. You share a new process to improve results…and everyone keeps on doing what they’ve always done. You […]

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Five Ways Managers Screw Up MBWA

No matter what level leader you are, if you want to really make an impact on your team, get out of your office. Walk around. Connect with the human beings you’re supporting, and their customers. Listen to them. Act on what you hear. Explain the “why” behind “what” you’re asking them to do. Ask deeper […]

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Think Differently to Beat Impostor Syndrome: The Perfectionist

Embed from Getty Images Valerie Young is the author of The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It.  In a previous post, I wrote about the different versions of Impostor Syndrome. Here’s one version. The Perfectionist believes that if you’re not […]

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Quiz: Are You a Habitual Procrastinator?

In this post, I gave some tips for overcoming procrastination based on The Procrastination Cure by  Damon Zahariades. His last chapter in the book is dedicated to a quiz to help you determine if you need help overcoming this habit. After you’ve rated the 15 statements from one to five, we’ll tally your score to gauge your tendency […]

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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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