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Should You Play It Safe?

Should You Play It Safe?

Posted on07. Aug, 2018 by .

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In life, we’re faced with hundreds of choices. This is particularly true in our careers. Most of these choices we have to make with limited information. Dr. Travis Bradberry offered this great quote from Mark Twain which talks about one key that can influence the choices we make in our lives: “The two most important […]

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Are You Leadership Material?

Are You Leadership Material?

Posted on15. May, 2018 by .

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In a recent article on Inc.com, Marcel Schwantes suggests 4 indications that you are leadership material: You have an innate desire to make people better at what they do. Your highest leadership priority is to develop trust. You rely on your instincts and gift of intuition. Your whole reason for working and doing business is […]

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Is Work Stressing You Out?

Is Work Stressing You Out?

Posted on01. May, 2018 by .

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One of our #1 stressors is work. And since most of us work, at some point in our lives, we have to deal with stress. Dealing with and managing stress isn’t always easy, but it is possible. In fact, employers will often ask job candidates how they handle stress at work. This isn’t something you […]

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Checking Your Biases

Checking Your Biases

Posted on17. Apr, 2018 by .

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While not specific to healthcare, I really enjoyed the ways Derek Pando would mess with former management consultants that switched to a tech job in Silicon Valley. Here’s what he shared: Here are my favorite ways to mess with coworkers that are former management consultants working in tech in Silicon Valley. After they just explained […]

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Social Media and Your Career

Social Media and Your Career

Posted on10. Apr, 2018 by .

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I recently read some great counsel from Steve Crider about what happens when you leave a job: Items you turn in on your last day working at a company: Laptop, Badge, Phone Items you don’t turn in on your last day working at a company: LinkedIn Profile, Connections, Posts, Articles, Videos Because that stuff is […]

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Has That Dream Job You Have Been Pursuing Stalled Out? Color Outside The Lines Now

Has That Dream Job You Have Been Pursuing Stalled Out? Color Outside The Lines Now

Posted on29. Mar, 2018 by .

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So I never was a kid that was good at coloring inside the lines. Sometimes that is a good thing though. When trying to get a job you really want, there are times that you need to consider bending process and procedures to your timeframe, not someone else’s. You may not be staying in the […]

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Use These LinkedIn Tools to Enhance Your Job Search

Use These LinkedIn Tools to Enhance Your Job Search

Posted on15. Mar, 2018 by .

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They say the only thing that is constant is change, and that is definitely true with technology. And it’s no different with LinkedIn. It is constantly evolving and providing new features for its users. As such, a job seeker’s LinkedIn profile development has to also evolve constantly in order to keep up with the competition. It’s entirely […]

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Making the Most of #HIMSS18 for Your Career

Making the Most of #HIMSS18 for Your Career

Posted on22. Feb, 2018 by .

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The popular and massive HIMSS Annual conference is just a short 1.5 weeks away. Many in healthcare IT love and dread this conference. What’s not to love about the opportunity to meet, network, and connect with 40,000-50,000 of your closest friends and 1300 vendors. Ok, maybe that’s part of the issue with HIMSS. It’s so […]

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Does How You Dress Matter Anymore?

Does How You Dress Matter Anymore?

Posted on15. Feb, 2018 by .

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I was recently greeted by this question from Brett Berhoff who then followed the question with this simple analysis: Mark Zuckerberg-HOODIE Bill Gates-SWEATER Elon Musk-SPORTCOAT Do you think your clothes influence success? What will the future of clothing look like? Will every day be pajama day? Obviously, this is a really simplistic comparison. The answer […]

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Is College the Best Approach for Your Career and Your Parents?

Is College the Best Approach for Your Career and Your Parents?

Posted on27. Jan, 2018 by .

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I’m always struck by what parents are willing to do and sacrifice for their children. This was highlighted really well in this post on LinkedIn from Josh Fechter. I was riding in an Uber, and the driver had just finished working an entire month. No breaks. He’s one of those people who you remember because […]

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Healthcare IT Professionals

7 Habits of Highly Effective Healthcare IT Professionals

Posted on05. Jan, 2018 by .

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A book that I’m sure all of you have heard about and many of you have read is 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey. It’s an incredible book that’s helped millions of people become more effective in their work and personal lives. While the book was originally published back in 1989, […]

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