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20 in 2020: Lessons Young Professionals Learned This Year

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As I was writing 20 in 2020: Lessons Professionals Learned This Year, I was inspired to hear more stories of how others are growing, both personally and professionally. Many of my peers and I started our professional careers either in 2020 or in the recent years before, so I decided it would be interesting to hear their perspective on what they learned in such an unprecedented (and let’s be

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20 in 2020: Lessons Professionals Learned This Year

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Are you looking for inspiration as we enter into 2021? Take a look at 20 lessons that 20 professionals learned in 2020—and how they are planning to apply what they learned to make 2021 brighter and better. Then, take their insight and apply it to your 2021 as well! Gene Pledger, Supply Chain Director, D&F Equipment Sales, Inc. “In 2020, I learned that, with all of the important issues

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Webinars for the Workplace: Leadership

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In our “Webinars for the Workplace” series, I will be sharing three helpful webinars on a specific topic related to career and the workplace. I encourage you to watch the webinars by clicking on the links I attached to the webinar titles in each section. However, if you can’t find the time to watch, but still want to gain valuable information, read an overview of the webinars below! Today,

How Can I Use My Enneagram to Be Effective in the Workplace? Part 3

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I never knew Socrates, but I think he was a wise guy. Thousands of years ago, he pinned the quote, “To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom.” I feel like Socrates would approve of the Enneagram—a test that is used to learn about your personality and help you become more self-aware, so you can self-improve. The Enneagram can be used to improve your relationships, how you handle emotions…and

How Can I Use My Enneagram to Be Effective in the Workplace? Part 2

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In Part 1 of my Enneagram in the Workplace series, I highlighted Types 2-4 and how they can take advantage of their type to be empowered and effective in their career. This blog post focuses on Types 5-7 and their typical workplace habits, as well as how they can utilize strengths and grow in weaknesses to see greater success at work. (By the way, Enneagram Types are organized into

How Can I Use My Enneagram to Be Effective at Work? Part 1

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I have always loved a good personality test (I remember, at eight years old, taking the ones written by American Girl).  I believe that reliable personality tests can help us learn how to use our strengths well and improve our weaknesses. Recently, I’ve been learning more about the Enneagram personality test. When I started reading The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery, I assumed it would