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The Cycle of Professional Development

Gaining professional experience is a continuous cycle, like mastering the game of chess. Strategies and tactics are being challenged and developed on an ongoing basis. Experiencing your next level of professional best is influenced by multiple factors, being receptive to feedback to seeking training opportunities. Other factors involve not letting the seasons of highs and lows in life divert you from staying committed to your professional ...
Career Confidence Tips, Latest On the Blog

Embrace Performance Feedback

Sometimes the directive that connects professionals to the career shift that they are seeking is in the feedback they’ve received about their work performance and soft skills. It is important not to let your feelings nor irrelevant opinions impact your willingness to positively react to the developmental feedback that you received that will help you improve your efficiency and effectiveness in your role. Embracing professional feedback ...
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Plan to Master Your Time

Time management can be labeled the Achilles heel for many in the workplace. The need to master the process of how you manage your time can crystalize through missed deadlines, inaccurate completion of tasks, or lack of time to be available for your direct reports and colleagues. Whatever prompts your focus to master your time, your efforts must be rooted in planning. There are multiple time management strategies for you to review and test. ...
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Shift the Cycle and Propel

In your career, sometimes you will keep repeating select experiences until you learn the lesson. Mastering the takeaway will link you to the knowledge or skills that you need, and shift your professional cycle. Sometimes reluctance to embrace feedback is the cause. The feedback’s baseline is the same, although the circumstances and role that you’re in may be different. For others, it can be a mindset roadblock that’s ...
Career Confidence Tips, Latest On the Blog

Grit and Endurance, Practice It.

“Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.” ~Angela Duckworth Dreamer is a descriptive word for many in the workplace. Goal-getting professionals are often meditating and dreaming of their next promotion. They spend dedicated time determining and following through to complete the next steps to accomplish their master career plan. Sometimes career journeys, gift unexpected roadblocks and detours. During the perceived setbacks, it is important ...
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Seminole State College invited and hosted a book signing event for Michele’s book, Confidently You. She had a wonderful time promoting her book, sharing career resources and giving mini career confidence coaching sessions to the graduates and students. Michele was invited to MC and be a panel speaker during the career expo at their largest diversity job fair in Florida at the Amway Center. She had a great time ...
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Career Motivation

Be Loyal To Your Definition of Success

Are you professionally settling? You’ve thrown in the towel, and you’ve accepted that your current role and professional experiences are apropos with your revised definition of success. My next question to you is, “Why are you choosing not to be determined to live your definition of success?” Life is too short not be focused and committed to developing yourself to experience promotion and next-level opportunities. ...
Career Motivation

Make Career Confident Moves Like a Superhero

Interference can appear in many forms while pursuing your career goals and aspirations. Sometimes it may be a challenge to confidently push past perceived setbacks to experience the career goals that you’ve been planning and making efforts to become your reality. In moments and seasons of professional transitions, it is important to keep a superhero mindset of, “I got this!” while being diligent and consistent to your professional ...
Podcast Archives

Perfecting Your Craft with Susan Bennett

The listeners of the podcast, The Confidence Conversation have spoken, and I’m glad to share by popular demand, Episode 21 of The Confidence Conversation features the original voice of Siri, Susan Bennett. The Voice-Over Artist, Susan will be chatting about her favorite career moments and lessons that she’s learned along her journey as a singer and voice-over artist. She also shares tips on how to remain current and working in ...