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Exercise: Evaluate Your Transformational Leadership Strengths

By Andrew Vujnovich. The following competency lists and exercises are adapted by Career Professionals of Canada based on results of the Cracker Barrel Session that took place in May 2006 at the STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS conference. The session was developed and led by Deborah Foster-Stahle, Colin Holbrow, and Andrew Vujnovich. The competency list on this…
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The Power of Assessments

By Ken Keis. Everything in life centers around measurement—money, travel, time, age, weight, volume, temperature, stock indexes—the list is endless. Even underdeveloped countries use the rising of the sun and moon and the changing of the seasons as measurements. Yet, my experience has been that most people do not have a personal measurement strategy to help improve…
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Seven Sure-Fire Steps from Resolutions to Results

By Sue Edwards, ACC, CHRP. What would January be without personal commitments for change?  It’s a chance for a fresh start!  With the promise of a new year before us, we believe that anything is possible. Yet, all too often February can bring a familiar refrain of resolutions not kept and promises broken. What can…
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Requesting Employer Sponsorship for Professional Development

By Laura Macro. At this new century unfolds, there is a business imperative for continuous learning supported by both employers, and employees. As ‘baby boomers’ retire from the workforce; as the pace of change accelerates through globalization, technology advancements, and restructuring; as the workplace becomes more complex and timelines more rushed, there is an urgent…
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Packaging and Marketing yourself – ‘Brand You’

Branding is a process started by large corporations like Nike as part of a marketing strategy in the 1980’s.  It is a concept which had them selling their customers an image and an idea.  Soon, along with the pair of running shoes you were buying, you were also buying into the concept, and “just doing…
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Jump on the ‘Brand Wagon’ to Career Success

By Daisy Wright. Recently I had the privilege of speaking to approximately fifty individuals from diverse professions and countries about self-branding for career success. At the start of the presentation, the group was asked to look at logos of companies such as Nike, McDonald’s, Tim Horton’s, Volvo and Enron, and to say whatever came to…