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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.

Take A Chance

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Take A Chance

Take A Chance    “Talents are common, everyone has them – but rare is the courage to follow our talents where they lead.” ~ Anonymous So many of us are not living up to our full potential, not fully embracing and using the talents and gifts we have been blessed with. We allow the critics […]

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Meet the Cheer Peppers – NanoPlobano 2018

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Meet the Cheer Peppers – NanoPlobano 2018

When you looked at the title of this post, if you’re not familiar with it you probably wondered, “What the heck is NanoPlobano?”.  Well, NanoPlobano is the least official blog every day in November challenge.   During the month of November, bloggers from across the globe commit to writing or posting photos for 30 days. You […]

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This Holiday Season, Advance Your Career with Twitter

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 17, 2018 | Comments Off on This Holiday Season, Advance Your Career with Twitter

When it comes to work, during the last few weeks of the year, many people don’t think about how they can advance their career.  You may not think about it, but it’s the perfect time to do a few of the small things that can add up and make a big impact.  One of the […]

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Showing Up To Work On Time

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Showing Up To Work On Time

As a coach, I work with individuals who want to improve their performance at work.  One of the common things I hear them say is that they struggle with time management.  It’s probably not even what you are thinking.  They struggle with being on time for work. Being late for work impacts your productivity and […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Learn Something New Every Day

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Five Reasons Why You Should Learn Something New Every Day

Did your parents encourage you to learn something new every day?  They may have said this to you and you might have just blown them off.  I recently said it when I was speaking to a group at a conference. Thinking about this tried and true advice prompted me to write this blog post.  I […]

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Stop and Smell The Pumpkin

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Stop and Smell The Pumpkin

  The scent of Autumn is definitely in the air.  Everywhere I turn I am finding some wonderful fall treat made out of the spices of the season.  There is sweet potato pie, turkey and just about anything made with pumpkin. Pumpkin lattes, pancakes, cupcakes, bread, cookies, and pies. There are even pumpkin dog treats!   […]

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Time to Visit – Being You Around Family

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Time to Visit – Being You Around Family

With the holidays right around the corner, many people are planning trips home to spend time with families and friends. Some are excited to be going to visit relatives, others not so much. Being YOU around family, especially family you don’t see often can be difficult. As we go through life’s journey, we get to […]

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A Handshake and Your Professional Image

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 12, 2018 | Comments Off on A Handshake and Your Professional Image

Have you ever stopped to think about your professional image?  Your professional image also referred to as your brand image, is displayed in person and online.  It’s the message you send out about yourself and it can impact ones first and final impression of you.  There are several things you should consider when it comes […]

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The True Enemy of Happiness

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 11, 2018 | Comments Off on The True Enemy of Happiness

If you have been following my recent posts, you may have read about how happiness comes before success, well at least happiness should come before success. However, most of us are taught to do things the other way.  To be happy, you must be successful, possessing material objects, surrounded by “friends”, etc., etc.   Bestselling author […]

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Which Comes First – Success or Happiness

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Which Comes First – Success or Happiness

Many people associate success with happiness. If you become successful, you will be happy. If you drive the popular car, live in a big house, wear designer clothes – you will be happy. This is the message many movies and media teaches us. In order to be happy, you must reach a certain status level, […]

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