Category "Monday Motivation"

Job Search Strategy

Ditch the Dream and Be a Doer

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“Ditch the Dream and Be a Doer.“ Shonda Rhimes In June 2014, Shonda Rhimes, the famous television writer and producer best known for “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” gave the commencement...

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Celebrating Humanity

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“You must not lose faith in humanity.  Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” Mahatma Gandhi In the...

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We Are All Connected

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Inspiration strikes you at the most unexpected moments. And, you can find inspiration in everything. And, inspiration is personal. What emboldens or motivates you might not resonate with another. The...

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The Challenge of Being Yourself

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“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.“ Ralph Waldo Emerson As a university career coach, I often hear...

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Becoming Resilient

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“Don’t you worry about me. I’ll always come out on top.” Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking When I was growing up, Pippi Longstocking was my heroine. She wore mismatched, colorful clothes,...

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Problem-Solving Attitude

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“The problem is not the problem; the problem is your attitude about the problem.” Captain Jack Sparrow Experienced climbers know that when faced with a challenging route, feeling defeated before...

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Not Choosing Is a Choice

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“If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.” Rush, Freewill Making decisions is difficult. And making those that impact one’s future career and life are often...

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Mentor Boost, Anyone?

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“Learning sometimes occurs because someone insists that you recognize the excellence in yourself.” Rita Pierson I am a learner. And I am also a mentor. As a mentor, I strive...