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Seven Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

August 8, 2017

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For those of you who are considering the entrepreneurial route, it is important to consider various factors before making a decision. There are a number of traits that successful entrepreneurs share in common. Do a thorough self-assessment either on your own or with the assistance of a career practitioner to determine if you have what […]

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Packaging Your Talent: Consultant vs. Contractor vs. Employee

May 30, 2017

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The Gig Economy is simultaneously destroying and creating work opportunities for workers at all levels and in all occupations. Consequently, workers of all kinds must be aware of the “packaging options” for taking their talent to market as an employee, contractor or consultant. They must consider not just the skill and experience requirement but also […]

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What is Social Entrepreneurism?

July 8, 2014

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Career counseling clients looking to work for a values/community-based organization and earn a decent living are often stumped. They think they must choose between a non-profit whose mission they believe in and not make any money, or sell out their values to earn a better wage. When I’ve asked folks over the past few months […]

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Seven Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

April 21, 2014

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For those of you who are considering the entrepreneurial route, it is important to consider various factors before making a decision. There are a number of traits that successful entrepreneurs share in common. Do a thorough self-assessment either on your own or with the assistance of a career practitioner to determine if you have what […]

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Down-Shifting: 4 Lessons from a Career Counselor and Marketing Coach

October 8, 2013

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Vicki Lind is a co-founder of Career Transitions: The Inside Job, and due to a recent shift in her priorities, she is creating the next chapter in her own career which leads her away from our blog.  To glean some useful lessons from a career professional making her own transition, I decided to interview Vicki. […]

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Career Transition: Exploring is not Deciding: The Nature of Future Endeavors

February 25, 2012

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Gail Nicholson, MA, LPC http://www.gailnicholson.com 503-227-4250 Gail is passionate about working with individuals who want to explore and connect with a more authentic sense of self as a basis for defining their lives, work lives and roles in the larger community. She offers a blend of personal and career counseling, as she has found that […]

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Career Transition: Small Steps Toward a Career Change

May 16, 2011

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Ever wonder what it would be like to spend your work week doing things you truly enjoy?  If so, you’re in good company.  In the U.S., 55% of people aren’t happy with their current job.   We’ve heard success stories of people who quit their day job and found something more rewarding.  Maybe they went back […]

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