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Is It Time to Quit Your Job?

Is It Time to Quit Your Job? | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
How to know if you're truly ready to move on.
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Good tips on working out if you're just having one of those weeks at work or if it really is time to move on.

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Six Paradoxes Women Leaders Face in 2013

Six Paradoxes Women Leaders Face in 2013 | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
The uncomfortable realities women still face, even as they succeed in ever-greater numbers.
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The Top Five Career Regrets

The Top Five Career Regrets | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
What I learned in interviews with the young and the old, the successful and the unsuccessful.
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The Bad Habits You Learn in School

The Bad Habits You Learn in School | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
It can be tough to help new college graduates adjust to the real world. Joey, a 22-year-old, Ivy League graduate who joined one of my consulting teams, was a great example. He was bright, hardworking, and motivated.
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The Divided Brain, Animated

The Divided Brain, Animated | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
A hemispheric history of the making of the Western world, or why abstraction is necessary for empathy.
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Generation X and the Narrowing Career Path

Generation X and the Narrowing Career Path | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Melissa, a talented Gen X'er, is given a promotion that puts her in direct contention for a key senior spot. Although her Boomer colleagues are offering their congratulations, Melissa finds herself feeling vaguely uneasy.
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Don't Dismiss Your Gen X Talent

Don't Dismiss Your Gen X Talent | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Is the tide finally turning? The Labor Department recently reported that the number of Americans quitting their jobs has begun to rise.
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Find Your Great Work | Box of Crayons

Find Your Great Work | Box of Crayons | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
View Find Your Great Work, a movie created by Michael Bungay Stanier, Senior Partner of Box of Crayons.
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How My Company Hires for Culture First, Skills Second

How My Company Hires for Culture First, Skills Second | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
No two organizations' hiring processes are alike. No technology company hiring manager would ask a programmer applicant to teach the alphabet, but it's the first thing a school administrator might ask of a teacher.
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When Choosing a Job, Culture Matters

When Choosing a Job, Culture Matters | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Some organizations will excite you. They'll stimulate your success and growth. Others will be stressful. They may lead you to quit before you've accomplished much or learned what you hoped to.
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Make Your Job More Meaningful

Make Your Job More Meaningful | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Work is a financial necessity for almost everyone, along with the sacrifices work sometimes demands. It can be drudgery. But work also can be fun and exciting. The competition can be energizing.
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Turning 60: The Twelve Most Important Lessons I've Learned So Far

Turning 60: The Twelve Most Important Lessons I've Learned So Far | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Tomorrow is my birthday — always an opportunity for reflection, but especially this time. For several weeks now, I've been thinking about what I've learned during the past six decades that really matters.
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The Top Five Career Regrets

The Top Five Career Regrets | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
What I learned in interviews with the young and the old, the successful and the unsuccessful.
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The Opt-Out Revolution

The Opt-Out Revolution | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Many high-powered women today don’t ever hit the glass ceiling, choosing to leave the workplace for motherhood. Is this the failure of one movement or the beginning of another?
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Morning Advantage: An Ivory Tower... or a Gilded Cage?

Morning Advantage: An Ivory Tower... or a Gilded Cage? | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Business bloggers at Harvard Business Review discuss a variety of business topics including managing people, innovation, leadership, and more.
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Top 5 Regrets Of The Dying

Top 5 Regrets Of The Dying | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality. When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently, common themes surfaced again and again. Here are the most common five.
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Find Exercise in Life's Margins

Find Exercise in Life's Margins | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
You consider yourself a fit, active person. But, like most busy professionals, you want to exercise more. You want to hit the gym more frequently, you want to finally start taking that yoga class or make that 7 am boot camp in the local park.
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Connecting the Dots Backward | Business 2 Community

Connecting the Dots Backward | Business 2 Community | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered why you're doing something today - only to look back five or ten years later - and realize that it all made sense?
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Signs of Stuckness | Psychology Today

Signs of Stuckness | Psychology Today | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Learning to See When We are Caught in the Wrong Conversations By Bill Kahn, Ph.D....
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Balancing Act: The Dance of an Unbalanced Life | Martha Beck

Balancing Act: The Dance of an Unbalanced Life | Martha Beck | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Creating Your Right Life...
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The David Brent effect - managers think they are better than they are - Telegraph

The David Brent effect - managers think they are better than they are - Telegraph | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
British managers suffer from a "reality gap" when it comes to how good they think they are at handling their workers, new research claims.
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Overcome Your Work Addiction

Overcome Your Work Addiction | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
Consider the following: Works long hours. Carries wireless device everywhere. On the phone at kid's soccer game. Checks in frequently over vacation. Does this describe your life?
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Transparency is the New Leadership Imperative

Transparency is the New Leadership Imperative | Career Freedom | Scoop.it
What kind of leaders do we need today? Steve Jobs — mysterious, charismatic, intriguing — is often cited as one of the recent greats, and there are clearly benefits to his style.
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