3 Reasons to Acquire a Mentor in Your Profession

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3 Reasons to Acquire a Mentor in Your Profession

There are many ways to gain information and knowledge to help you progress in your professional career, but few of them provide the benefit of wisdom. That’s quite understandable, because in general, wisdom can only be gained directly, as you journey through your career and build a portfolio of knowledge and experiences.   Access the Wisdom of a Mentor in Your Profession While you are building that portfolio however, it is possible to benefit from the wisdom of others, which is precisely why mentoring relationships are so important for anyone with a will to succeed professionally. If you don’t...

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4 Ways to Practice Thinking Like a Leader

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4 Ways to Practice Thinking Like a Leader

Responsible as he is for founding and spearheading an entire group of companies, Rob O’Byrne knows a thing or two about business leadership. He also believes in sharing what he knows in order to help others succeed professionally, especially those keen to forge their own paths in business. In keeping with Rob’s penchant for coaching, guiding and mentoring professionals of all ages and stages in their careers, today’s blog post is focused on how you might help yourself on the path to business leadership by applying new approaches to the way you think.   Practical Tips for Thinking Like...

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Walk Your Way to Fitness and Professional Success

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Walk Your Way to Fitness and Professional Success

As you may be aware, Rob O’Byrne recently returned from his second walking odyssey along the Spanish Camino de Santiago. Now that’s a long walk and regardless of what Rob would have you believe, it’s my bet that he spent at least some of that time in work mode … even if imperceptibly so. Why do I say this? Well, as Rob rightly points out, a good walk is a great way to take time out, but it’s also a great physical accompaniment to professional activities … such as thinking. In fact, if you are a busy professional—one of...

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Oops, I did it again!

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Oops, I did it again!

That could be a song title couldn’t it? Well, what I actually ‘did again’ was to take time out.  ‘Proper’ time out. I think this is really important at all levels in your career but it becomes harder and probably more important the older and more senior you get. It’s all too easy to take on the problems of the World and forget to make time for yourself, to recharge your batteries and think about the future.  It took me decades to learn this lesson.  I hope you are not falling into the same trap! So; having said I...

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How to Prepare for a New Step on Your Career Path

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How to Prepare for a New Step on Your Career Path

A few posts ago on this blog, I shared some tips for identifying your career development needs. If that post was relevant to you, by now you’ve hopefully been working hard on your personal development and are starting to think about taking the next step on your career path. Of course not everyone wants a promotion, but if you’re ambitious and know you have more to offer than your current position permits, the following tips will help you begin preparations for a step up in your company hierarchy.   Make Sure You’ve Been Playing Your A Game In my...

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How to Beat Executive Loneliness

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How to Beat Executive Loneliness

Are you a company CEO or executive leader? If you are, you can probably relate to what rates as one of the most commonly reported problems faced by senior business leaders—loneliness. Despite all the people that surround you in your business life, your position is one that can easily place you in a position of isolation or at least, a position where you feel disconnected and lonely. Left unchecked, this executive loneliness can lead to deterioration in performance at work and even to emotional and physical health issues.   Rob’s Tips to Combat Executive Loneliness Rob O’Byrne knows what...

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