Take a Career Inventory

I often advise people to take a “skills inventory” from time to time. Knowing what skills you have – both professionally and otherwise – make it easier to spot upcoming opportunities and take advantage of them. But I also feel it’s important to periodically inventory your career.

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Build Solid Bridges

The relationships we create in our careers are like bridges: every single one is important, even if you don’t know it right now, and it’s worth building them as solidly as you can.

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Taking it on Yourself

There are definitely times when someone in your life – a coworker, maybe, or even a family member – just ticks you off. And for reasons that are entirely on them. Maybe they’re just not listening to you, or maybe they’re willfully ignoring you, or whatever. It’d be easy for the situation to escalate, or go entirely un-addressed. But there’s a better way.

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Career vs. Job

This is a topic I hit up every now and again, because I feel there’s always people who could hear it again, or who are maybe hearing it for the first time. It’s simple: your job is not your career.

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The American Restaurant

I’m a foodie – meaning, I love food. I’m not so much a celebrity chef follower, but more a real lover of anything new I can taste. And along the way, I’ve become fascinated with the restaurant business in general, and some of its history. So I was really intrigued when I started reading about Fred Harvey.

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