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Three Small Steps for Big Wins

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, In : Career 
Have you ever noticed that when your confidence is low, you downplay your strengths and overemphasize your flaws?  Or, that when you feel small, you act small, or not at all?  When this happens your self-esteem and confidence plummets and the cycle sends you spiraling downward until you feel as if you are a loser - a lost cause.

That simply is not true.  You have gifts, attributes, and skills that are uniquely yours.  And if you look back over your life, you will find that you have exp...
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Finally, Someone Who Loves What They Do!

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Monday, January 23, 2012, In : Career 

It was so uplifting when I came across this article about someone who actually loves what they do.  And she's a woman in technology no less!  A rarity indeed.

In today’s economy, you don’t always hear about people that enjoy what they do.  More often than not we hear about people who are unemployed, frustrated in their current situation or struggling to getting it all done. 

That’s why I wanted to share this a...


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I Choose Me

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Sunday, January 22, 2012, In : Career 

The business world is changing.  It is no longer enough to keep your head down, do a good job and expect the rewards and recognition to come your way.

Marketing guru and author, Seth Godin, recently stated in this article from Business Insider.com,  “If you're the average person out there doing average work, there's going to be someone else out there...


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Email Introductions: Lesson 101

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Saturday, January 21, 2012, In : Career 

I am a big supporter of networking and connecting people that I believe will mutually benefit from knowing each other.  So when I ran across this blog post from Entrepreneurs Unpluggd, I just had to share these basic tips for doing introductions via email. 

I love sharing simple tips and tricks that help build relationships, improve communication skills and streamline daily activities.  This step by step outline with e...


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Burning Out Or Getting Wise?

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Monday, January 16, 2012, In : Career 

I recently read an article on Forbes.com entitled “Millennial Women Are Burning Out At Work By 30…And It’s Great For Business”.  The article suggested that this younger generation is getting frustrated with their corporate careers and striking out into entrepreneurship in search of independence, fulfillment and control. 

Realizing at an early stage in your career what is important to you and having the courage ...


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Take Charge, No One Else Will

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, In : Career 

Have you thought about what 2012 will look like for you?  Do you have a plan to take your worklife to the next level?  Or are you going to continue to sit back and see what comes your way?

It is so easy to keep doing what you have been doing and expect to get different results.  But it doesn’t work that way.  Gone are the days when you can simply keep your head down, do a good job and get the recognition you desire.  ...


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