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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.

Defining Success: Blogging One Word At A Time

By Carolyn R. Owens | Dec 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Defining Success: Blogging One Word At A Time

  On November 1, 2017, I posted an article on my leadership blog titled Celebrate Blogging. It was all about National Blog Posting Month, what exactly it is and whether or not I would participate this year. I had participated last year but only wrote 29 articles of the 30 I was to write. Although […]

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Keys to Success: Travel the World

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Keys to Success: Travel the World

   Knowing what I know now if there is one thing I would have done differently, I would have taken a trip around the world prior to starting my career. I would have kept it simple – travel with just a backpack of essentials, a laptop and a sense of adventure.   As a coach, […]

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Do Your Customers Trust You?

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Do Your Customers Trust You?

  Regardless of what stage you’re in with your business, you have probably heard the saying, “people do business with people they know, like and trust”.  You see a lot of programs that focus on getting known and getting people to “like” you or your social media posts, but what about trusting you. Do you […]

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Temporary Employees: Becoming A Part of the Team

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Temporary Employees: Becoming A Part of the Team

  During the holiday season, many companies will hire temporary employees.  Although they are happy with the employment, temporary employees can find it hard to fit in and feel like a member of the team.  It is possible to speed up the process.  Here are a few strategies to help with the adjustment.     Attend orientation.  […]

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Three Steps To Having Dynamic Relationships

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Three Steps To Having Dynamic Relationships

  When most of us hear the word leadership, we tend to only think of leaders in the traditional sense such as those who are in companies, government, or heads of non-profit organizations. Everyone is a leader. Not everyone is meant to be a leader in a company or own a business, nor does everyone […]

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The Art of Giving

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 25, 2017 | Comments Off on The Art of Giving

  In the United States, the Friday after Thanksgiving has become one of the most popular shopping days of the year.  Over the years, the day has become known as Black Friday. It is said the day was given this name to represent businesses making a profit, operating in the black. Following Black Friday is […]

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What was his name again?

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 24, 2017 | Comments Off on What was his name again?

  The holiday season is here! With this comes the office parties, family gatherings, and social events.   At these events, there is a good chance you are going to meet a lot of people.  So many that you may find yourself asking “What was his name again?”. This can be quite embarrassing especially if […]

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Giving Thanks…

By DeJuan Owens | Nov 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Giving Thanks…

  Thanksgiving Day is a day were Americans eat more food than any other day of the year. In 2014 Americans spent almost 3 billion dollars and ate over 50 million turkeys. But it is also a time where people get together with family and friends and reflect on what they are thankful for. This […]

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Danger Zone – Life is short and meant to be lived!

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Danger Zone – Life is short and meant to be lived!

Driving down the street today I heard a song on the radio and it reminded me of an article I wrote for a different blog last year.  I had the same feeling hearing it now as I did that day.  How does it all relate? Life is short and meant to be lived.  Continue reading […]

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Courageous Conversations with MCA – That’s A Wrap!

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Courageous Conversations with MCA – That’s A Wrap!

  At last all good things must come to an end.  In the past few articles, I shared with you highlights of the Maryland Counseling Association’s (MCA) 2017 conference.  Counselors and coaches from all over the country drove or flew in to engage in Courageous Conversations about diversity and inclusion.  This years conference was even […]

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