Monthly Archives: December 2016

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    Situation – Action – Result

    Posted on December 28, 2016 by in OJT Blog

    Last week at OJT I asked everyone there to do something, but I ran out of time before I could follow-up and explain why I had asked them and what to do with it. I asked everyone to write down a brief account of an accomplishment that had given them a great sense of personal […]

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    Humble Inquiry and Your Value Proposition

    Posted on December 28, 2016 by in OJT Blog

      Defining Your Value Proposition Just as every organization needs to define their unique value proposition, so does every person in the workforce, whether they are employed, unemployed, contract, part-time, in whatever state they find themselves. This is particularly true of people who are uncertain anxious about their place. As a career coach, I talk […]

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  • Self Discovery Through Humble Inquiry

    Posted on December 20, 2016 by in OJT Blog

      Humility, n, A modest view of one’s own importance Humble, adj., having or showing a modest estimate of one’s own importance Humble, v., to lower (someone) in dignity or importance, e.g. He humbled himself.   Leadership is the ability to take people to a better place with the attitude of a humble servant and […]

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    Many Small Actions

    Posted on December 18, 2016 by in OJT Blog

    In 1938 German scientists at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Berlin were the first to split the atom, but they did not know what they had done or what it meant.  It was a completely unexpected result of experiments designed to create a new element by bombarding the huge nucleus of the uranium atom with […]

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    What is Your Story?

    Posted on December 15, 2016 by in OJT Blog

      One of the first lessons in trial law is simply this, “Whoever tells the best story wins.”       It is the same with a job search.  Whoever creates and communicates the best, the most persuasive story in the job search process from self-discovery to the two-minute drill to networking to interviewing, gets […]

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  • What Is Your Mindset and What Can You Do About It

    Posted on December 6, 2016 by in OJT Blog

    Subject of OJT Talk, Thursday, December 22, 2016   When you lose your job you are flooded with negative emotions.  Negativity is a powerful force in all of our lives.  Most people don’t even know there is such a word as “Positivity”, yet there is.  Check it out.  Most of us are programmed to react […]

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