Going Beyond Your Job Description: Why Do More?

All of our jobs come with a set of expectations. In many cases, we call those expectations our job description. We sign up for a job that requires that we do certain things, and, as we know, some people do those certain things better than others. We all know people who do only enough to […]

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Is Your Strength a Potential Weakness?

Many professionals, whether in business, academics, military, government, or non-profit organizations have taken personality or personal style assessments that give them a snapshot of their general characteristics. In today’s affirming environment, some assessments focus only on our strengths, which is important because all too often we obsess about our weakness or shortcomings. Being aware of […]

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To Get What You Want, You Have to Know What You Want

In coaching situations, I always start with asking the person I’m coaching what he or she wants to accomplish. “Why are we here”? and “What are two goals you want to achieve as a result of the coaching experience?” I’m often amazed at the lack of precision in people’s answers. “I want to get ahead […]

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WebTalkRadio – Creating and Maintaining a Strong Personal Brand

Beverly Langford appearing on Connie Whitman’s Architect of Change. If you don’t have a clear idea about how you want others to perceive you, they will draw their own conclusions. Listen to get some suggestions about developing a strong “Brand You.” To listen and find out, you will be transferred to Connie’s web site.  Once […]

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WebTalkRadio – How To Speak so Your Boss will Listen

Beverly Langford appearing on Connie Whitman’s Architect of Change. Having trouble getting your manager’s attention and approval for your good  ideas? Here are some guidelines for making sure that your message gets through. To listen and find out, you will be transferred to Connie’s web site.  Once there, click on “Download Episode” to listen. Press […]

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