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Success Coach Carolyn R. Owens knows exactly what it takes to succeed. In her leadership blog she shares her wisdom about personal and professional success.

Returning Back to School Again

By DeJuan Owens | Aug 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

This month as children and young adults head back to school, I want to share a special guest post with you.  I shared this article around the same time last year.  It’s has a very special meaning to me and it’s one that should hit home with parents. The article was written by my son, […]

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Obstacles Along The Journey

By Carolyn R. Owens | Aug 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

“My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.” ~ Michel deMontaigne When I first saw this quote by Michel deMontaigne I stopped and paused letting it simmer in my mind. It captured so much of my philosophy of how we allow possibilities to hold us back. The infinite possibilities that exist should inspire […]

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Happy Monday?

By Carolyn R. Owens | Aug 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Happy Monday. Have you ever had someone say that to you? You probably have heard someone say, “Enjoy your weekend” or “Happy Friday” but not often if ever do you hear Happy Monday. However, I make a point to say Happy Monday every week. Yep, I really do say Happy and Monday in the same sentence. Do […]

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Summertime: Relax or Hustle

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jul 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Summertime: Relax or Hustle

If you work for a company or organization, have you noticed how a large number of people take leave/time off during the summer months? Maybe you noticed how much harder it may be to get through to certain businesses or there are days the office is closed early for various reasons. How about people tending […]

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Welcome to Career Reels

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jul 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Welcome to Career Reels

A few months ago, I was honored to be a guest on the podcast Viewpoints.  The host of Viewpoints, Donnell Edwards is also the founder of CWR Talk Network. CWR is an acronym which stands for Connecting Worlds Radio. To summarize, the vision of the network is to be a force in using a media […]

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Depression Is Real – Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For Help

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jun 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Depression Is Real – Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For Help

The past few weeks have been emotionally exhausting with so much negativity and sadness taking place in our world. So much so that it’s too much to write in one article but I have to take a moment to mention the rise in documented suicides in our country, our world. Depression, Anxiety – it’s real. Recently […]

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Disconnect Your Team To Improve Work-life Balance

By Carolyn R. Owens | Apr 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Disconnect Your Team To Improve Work-life Balance

Last month I shared with you a preview of the Right to Disconnect bill introduced by Councilman Rafael Espinal, Democrat, Brooklyn, New York. The bill was written to support a healthy work-life balance. If passed, it would become “unlawful for private employees in the city of New York to require employees to check and respond […]

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The Right To Disconnect

By Carolyn R. Owens | Mar 30, 2018 | Comments Off on The Right To Disconnect

Do you work for a company or organization and feel like you are never off the clock?  You never really get a chance to disconnect. You get text messages from co-workers and your boss all the time. Some even as late as 11:30 PM and you feel obligated to reply. If it’s not a text message, […]

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A Relationship, Work and a Mom? Secrets to Having It All

By Carolyn R. Owens | Feb 13, 2018 | Comments Off on A Relationship, Work and a Mom? Secrets to Having It All

Times have changed but there are still many people who think and teach that women can’t have a successful career, passionate relationship and children. Or, how about there are only three days out of the year where we get it right – our birthday, mother’s day and valentine’s day. It’s as if we have to […]

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Self-Awareness and The Art of Deception

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Self-Awareness and The Art of Deception

I have to admit. My favorite social media platform is Twitter. I enjoy scrolling through my Twitter feed, sharing and engaging in the Twitterverse. Recently I was scrolling along and came across a post I really liked by Harry Petsanis @rockybalboahp. The post was: “Everyday people practice the art of deception, self-deception. The reason we […]

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