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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.

The Practice of Gratitude During the Bad Times

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 27, 2016 | Comments Off on The Practice of Gratitude During the Bad Times

  Over the last couple of articles I have written, I talked about the power of having a practice of gratitude which includes giving and receiving. But, what happens when things aren’t going well in your life. The times when you are hurting and you just don’t have it in you to be the happy, […]

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The Practice of Gratitude: Giving and Receiving

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 26, 2016 | Comments Off on The Practice of Gratitude: Giving and Receiving

  With the holiday season upon us, you hear and see a lot of information being shared about gratitude. Practicing gratitude is something that should be done year round, not just during the last two months of the year. Have you ever stopped to think about what your life would be like if you practiced […]

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Keys to Success: The Practice of Gratitude

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 25, 2016 | Comments Off on Keys to Success: The Practice of Gratitude

  Many people spend the holiday season, from mid-November through the end of December, expressing what they are thankful for. But what if you embraced the concept all year long? What would life be like if you adopted a true practice of Gratitude?   Everyone has their definition of success and if we are honest […]

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Rejuvenate Your Mind…

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 23, 2016 | Comments Off on Rejuvenate Your Mind…

  Today’s post is just a simple thought for you to reflect on….   Do you remember to stop and take time for yourself? In such a busy fast paced world you have to make time to slow down, refresh and renew your body AND mind. If you don’t you can become overwhelmed, loose focus […]

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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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