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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.

Personal Responsibility: Are you a victim?

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Personal Responsibility: Are you a victim?

  There are so many thoughts that come to mind when we talk about the subject of personal responsibility. We often avoid talking about the subject because it’s something we really don’t want to accept about ourselves, the things we don’t won’t to face. However, when you don’t take a look at your own actions […]

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Before You Say No to an Opportunity, Do Your Homework…

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 21, 2016 | Comments Off on Before You Say No to an Opportunity, Do Your Homework…

  I recently hosted an event along with another company, A Better You, LLC. We took a different approach and made it a no cost event for attendees. The purpose of the event was to encourage people to take a moment from their busy day to smile, laugh, have some fun. There was time for sharing […]

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On the Road Again Part III – Getting Back to Work

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 20, 2016 | Comments Off on On the Road Again Part III – Getting Back to Work

When traveling with co-workers, you can impress your boss and keep the peace with your office mates by following a few simple steps before, during and after the trips. In the first two articles in this series, On the Road Again – Keeping the Peace When Traveling with Co-Workers and One the Road Again Part […]

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On the Road Again Part II – Time to Get to Work!

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 19, 2016 | Comments Off on On the Road Again Part II – Time to Get to Work!

  If you travel a lot for your job, at some point you will probably have to travel with co-workers. If you don’t properly plan for the trip, it could lead to some very uncomfortable situations. In my last article, On the Road Again – Keeping the Peace When Traveling with Co-Workers, I talked about […]

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On the Road Again – Keeping the Peace When Traveling with Co-Workers

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 18, 2016 | Comments Off on On the Road Again – Keeping the Peace When Traveling with Co-Workers

  If you travel often for your job, you are bound to have time were your co-workers will join you. It’s one thing to work with someone but traveling with them can create some tense and uncomfortable situations. Before you take your next trip with a co-worker, here are few things you should consider when […]

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How to Continue Your Job Campaign During the Holiday Season

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 17, 2016 | Comments Off on How to Continue Your Job Campaign During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is almost upon us. Stores have already started setting up their holiday displays, some people have even put out a few holiday decorations. It is also a time where some people and companies slow down and take a break. Many hiring freezes occur during this time. For a job seeker, this can […]

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If it scares you…

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 16, 2016 | Comments Off on If it scares you…

  Today is day 15 of National Blog Posting Month.  Every November, thousands of bloggers pledge to post every single day (holidays, weekends, everyday) to their blog site.  If you have been following me you know I decided to participate this year. So far I have written an article everyday, not missing one. Today I […]

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Five Things to Consider When Making a Career Change

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Five Things to Consider When Making a Career Change

We live in a very fast paced society, where companies are often doing more with less. When in comes to your career this could equal a high paced stressful position, especially if you are a supervisor or leader in the company. This stress could be impacting your personal life which could cause even more problems […]

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Overcoming Your Fear of Failure

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Overcoming Your Fear of Failure

Have you ever heard of atychiphobia? The word looks a little scary doesn’t it? Atychiphobia is a technical term for something many of us suffer from; it is the fear of failure. Everyone hates to fail but for some people that fear is so strong, so powerful, it prevents them from moving forward and achieving […]

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Expressing Gratitude By Helping Others

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Expressing Gratitude By Helping Others

Over the past few years each summer I have volunteered to work with a local summer music camp. The children that attend the camp are in middle school and high school. My son attends the camp and has since he started middle school (he is high school now). I have watched the kids grow up […]

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