CDLINFO News: career development

Get Inspired By 3 Of Our Favorite Blogs

November 24, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Curious about where we get our ideas for Your Life@Work? Sometimes our post will arise from a skill we already have and want to share; sometimes it’s from a wish to … More

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Meeting Notes: Better Results with Half the Work

October 20, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Is it your turn to take notes at an upcoming meeting? Give yourself and everyone else a break with a simple, cut-to-the chase method: record only what’s essential and ignore the … More

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How to Host an Effective Virtual Meeting

October 13, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

We spend our days attending lots of meetings, yet the well-managed meeting stands out as a rare gem. It’s not easy to run a good meeting, and in our increasingly … More

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An Easy Way To Jumpstart Your Strategic Plan: SWOT

September 29, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Strategic planning doesn’t have to be a daunting and lengthy process. The goal is really a simple one: to help you understand your world and build a road map to guide … More

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In a Sea of Urgency, How to Focus on What’s Important Today

September 1, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Now that we’ve shared ways to embrace Monday, here’s another thing to contemplate as you start your week: Do you have a plan for the week, or are you facing … More

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How to Develop Your Career without Breaking the Bank

August 25, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Building your career means continually learning new skills and enhancing the ones you already have. It’s an investment of your time and energy. In tough economic times you may not … More

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Talking with Strangers: 3 Tips on Making the Most of Your Conversations

August 11, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

“In a single week, we may meet more people than our medieval ancestors did in their entire lives. Yet in contemporary American culture, we have little or no training for … More

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How Meetings Steal Your Productivity (and 6 Ways to Get it Back)

July 21, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Are you sometimes amazed at how little of substance you accomplish in a day? Yes, you went to six meetings today and checked them off your to-do list, but it’s … More

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Get Smarter in Just 15 Minutes a Day

July 7, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

The blogosphere is a rich and engaging resource for new ideas. So why can I hear you groaning from a mile away: “I don’t have time to do my work; … More

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Do You Want to BE Something or DO Something?

June 30, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

There is time for everything that you really care about! So what’s stopping us? Each day we make choices about how we spend our time, mostly relying on our routines … More

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