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Answering the Dreaded “So, What Do You Do?” Question

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Have trouble talking about yourself? You need a better narrative and it starts with visualization — yes, really.
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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Reinventing Yourself

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Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over. I’ve started entire new careers. People who knew me then, don’t me now. And so on.I’ve had to
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Skip The Hedge Fund: We Need Young People To Take Risks And Build Inspiring Things

Skip The Hedge Fund: We Need Young People To Take Risks And Build Inspiring Things | Creating Your Own Career | Scoop.it
Our definition of success has become narrow, boring, and limited. If we want young people to be creative and innovative, we need to reward them for it.
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5 Tips for Successful Reinvention

5 Tips for Successful Reinvention | Creating Your Own Career | Scoop.it
Is it time to reinvent yourself? You'll want these five insights from incredibly successful people to help you do it right.
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"And don't hide who you used to be. Be willing to share with others about your past experiences...Wear your reinvention as a badge of courage and fortitude."

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Nancy Barnett's curator insight, March 12, 2014 10:10 PM

More people than ever are finding themselves having to reinvent themselves and their careers. Some have found that their college degree has not brought them the opportunities they expected. Whether we are a baby boomer, a recent college graduate, a Mom re - entering the workforce- PIVOT has to be our middle name.

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Dear Shannon: How can I face my fear of making a career change? - GreenBiz.com (blog)

Dear Shannon: How can I face my fear of making a career change? - GreenBiz.com (blog) | Creating Your Own Career | Scoop.it
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Dear Shannon: How can I face my fear of making a career change?
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A career change is especially scary because it affects your financial security.
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What do girls get about business that women don’t?

What do girls get about business that women don’t? | Creating Your Own Career | Scoop.it
My Club Kidpreneur Foundation celebrated International Women’s day this week with the launch of a unique new entrepreneurial program as part of our collaboration with Google for Entrepreneurs
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What can we learn from kids about starting our own businesses? 

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Best of 2013: 5 Ways to Find Your Passion

Best of 2013: 5 Ways to Find Your Passion | Creating Your Own Career | Scoop.it
So, you know you want to do something you love—you're just not entirely sure what that is. Try these simple steps to point yourself in the right direction.
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"But if you’re itching to discover your passion, then it’s time to clear your schedule and commit to making it your number one priority."

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Real Social Good is Emotionally Connected | Design on GOOD

Real Social Good is Emotionally Connected | Design on GOOD | Creating Your Own Career | Scoop.it
What exactly is social good? According to Anne Koller and her crew, it can be something both broader and more personal than its popular definition often recognizes. Koller is the founder of TAPIN, a New York City-based project that “seeks to make the world a more emotionally connected pla...
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"All the world needs from you is to be a lot of what you are. Capitalize on that, drive it forward. The more you can work with your own alignment, the more powerful your contribution can be."

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The New Creatives

Art Directors are becoming animators. Print designers are becoming web designers. Illustrators are also photographers, who are editors who also shoot film. T...

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Nancy Barnett's curator insight, February 23, 2014 1:27 PM

I think it called a PIVOT.