career advice

Use your Voice to Advance your Career

Use your “VOICE” to Advance Your Career

Your voice is a powerful tool to advance your career. The words you speak have power because it represent your mindset. If you speak negatively, then your mind is only focus on the negativity, which leads to negative behavior. For example, if you tell others that you don’t qualify for a job, then your mind is focused on the negativity of your lack of qualifications instead of what you may be able to offer to the new job. Therefore, it…

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Comfortable in Your Career? 4 Things to Do Now

Comfortable in Your Career? 4 Things To Do Now

Comfortable in Your Career? 4 Things to Do Now You may be comfortable in your career because your job is all you know and you are afraid to leave or you are happy with what you are doing and is not actively looking for the next opportunity. Either way, being comfortable while it is a good feeling can be a curse because remaining in one place can be your downfall and stall any potential growth and success. Therefore, do not…

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4 Tactics to Land Your First Leadership Position

4 Tactics to Land Your First Leadership Position

4 Tactics to Land Your First Leadership Position There isn’t a clear technique or a set of strategies that can guarantee you a leadership position. However, there are certain steps and strategies you can take to boost your chances of getting your first leadership position. Take ownership of your career No one has your absolute best interest at heart or knows exactly what you want other than yourself. Don’t wait for someone to claim a career for you. You have…

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Sponsor or a mentor

Should you have a sponsor or a mentor?

Should you have a sponsor or a mentor? For some, the term sponsor is a new term, however, the concept of a sponsor is not new. There are many articles circulating the internet about this term.In my book, Women in Government: 10 Key Strategies to Advance Your Career, I discuss this concept in great detail. A sponsor is needed in order to advance your career, while a mentor is there to instill hope, offer advice, and point you to the necessary resources…

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