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Career Maker is where you find expert advice on how to reach that last rung on the ladder in your pursuit of the executive suite or how to find a seat on a public board.

Mental Flexibility Tips for Career Growth
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10 Mental Flexibility Tips for Career Growth

How’s your flexibility? No, not "can you reach your toes", but mental flexibility? Turns out it is important in a variety of ways, and here I want ... Read More
Morning Ritual
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Start Smart: 3 Steps Every Successful Executive Takes In the Morning

I admit it. I am not a morning person. I don't bounce from the bed ready to stare down monsters, nor spring forward at 5 a.m. extolling the virtues of... Read More
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6 Things You Can Do to Polish Your Party Presence

The holiday season is chock full with opportunities to enjoy each other’s presence and show off our social skills. Be ready to connect and deliver ... Read More
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How to Age-Proof Your Job Hunt

Agism is pervasive in the job market and, according to study findings, women are more likely to be discriminated against because of their age than men... Read More
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Can Napping Make You a Better Leader?

Do highly successful people sleep more or less than everyone else? There is no real answer to that question. Many leaders do just fine on a few hours ... Read More
Reputation Management Feature
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The Importance of Managing Your Digital Reputation

They say reputation is everything but what about in the digital age? Let’s face it, social media has changed the world. That’s true when it comes ... Read More
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How to Have a Dynamic Career: 40s, 50s, 60s

Women’s lives are complicated in their 40s, 50s and 60s. As someone who researches professional women in midlife and is a long time executive coach ... Read More
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Companies Benefit From Ageing Employees

Seriously threatening the bottom line of many American businesses today, there lurks a significant crisis—the loss of the institutional memory of ex... Read More
fear of failure
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Conquer Your Fear of Failure in 3 Easy Steps

Conquer your fear of failure in three easy steps. Oh really? In a text message, this is where I would insert a cynical emoji. See, I am a checklist... Read More
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How to Resign? 8 Steps to Negotiate Your Best Exit

It’s not been easy...deciding to leave the company. Almost as difficult as the decision to leave will be the discussion with your leader about your ... Read More
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3 Steps to Showcase Your Soft Skills and Land the Job

In a report from the Age Smart Employer Award program, a project of Columbia University’s Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School of Public He... Read More
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How to Transition to a New Career

Are you yearning for a career change? Changing careers later on in life makes sense for many reasons. You deserve to feel happy and passionate about w... Read More
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