Are you an order taker or innovator? How to add value to your life and career

Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to work with great people from all walks of life. Many of them taught me how to add value to my career and strengthen my brand. I also learned about career traps and what it means to be labeled, in an organization, as an “order taker.” An order taker, in the context of this reading, is defined as one that only does what he/she is asked to do; nothing more, nothing less. To avoid this label, one must map out a plan and demonstrate the value he/she could bring to an organization. …

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Turning Your Dreams into Action to Fulfill Your Life Goals

Can you remember dreaming of becoming a millionaire, a superstar, or a CEO of a Fortune 500 company?   Well, dreaming is a phenomenon that creates imagination, creativity, and ideas. Our dreams could originate from our subconscious thoughts or placed in our spirit. A dream could occur once or reoccur several times. When the same dream reoccurs, it is a call for action. A call to action is an occurrence that continuously prompts your conscience to change and affect a situation. It could be a matter of giving someone advice, starting a business, or to change careers. Putting the pieces of a call …

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A PLOT to Reclaim Your Life and Achieving Your Goals with Intended Purpose!

I once attended an event where an executive was giving a presentation. Before he presented, his bio was read. After the reading, he thanked the person and said, “Now that you know what I do, I am now going to tell you who I am.”  He discussed how his experiences, the challenges he overcame, and how the people he met helped to shape his life. He further explained while he was afforded access to various opportunities, it was the challenges that tested his fortitude and determination to achieve, and how those challenges made him a stronger and wiser person.  Like the executive, …

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