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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.

Finding More Time In Your Day – Get Rid of the Junk Mail!

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Finding More Time In Your Day – Get Rid of the Junk Mail!

Don’t you hate when you go to the mail box and all you see is advertisements, credit card applications and postcards from businesses you didn’t even know existed? I even stopped going to the mail box everyday because that’s what you find in there most of the time – junk mail. Junk mail is so […]

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Are you bored at work? Time to put some excitement back into your career!

By Carolyn R. Owens | Oct 16, 2016 | Comments Off on Are you bored at work? Time to put some excitement back into your career!

Do you remember how excited you were the first day you started your job? You were meeting new people, learning new things and being challenged in a way that stimulated your creative side. Now that you have settled in and you have been there for awhile, things have become pretty routine. It may be hard […]

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Self-Development Goals You Must Have

By Kieran Cannon | Jul 18, 2016 | Comments Off on Self-Development Goals You Must Have

One of the best decisions you can make is to engage in continuous self-development. We all want to enhance the quality of our lives, become better people, achieve more and overall be better rounded individuals. That’s why we set personal development goals. Below I have put together a few points of focus that, if you work […]

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Is This Job For You?

By Carolyn R. Owens | May 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Is This Job For You?

Going through the interview process can be very stressful and overwhelming. You worry about what questions the interviewer(s) will ask, what to wear, what you should take with you, etc. The interviewer will be assessing if you are a fit for the organization. But, the other side to this process, you have to decide if […]

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Dealing With Rejection During Your Job Campaign

By Carolyn R. Owens | Mar 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Dealing With Rejection During Your Job Campaign

These days, you may encounter many rejections during your job campaign. Fear and negative emotions can easily take over as you begin to ask yourself questions –  “How long will I be without a job?”   “Am I going to survive?”  “Will I loose my home?”  The best way to get through the process is […]

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Make the Most of Your Day and Achieve Rapid Success with these Five Simple Tips

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 31, 2016 | Comments Off on Make the Most of Your Day and Achieve Rapid Success with these Five Simple Tips

I recently had a client I worked with in the past call needing to figure out why she was feeling so out of sync and becoming disengaged at work. As we talked, I learned her organization had two vacancies that were just filled and she had to train the new personnel. At the same time, […]

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Surprising Habits That Can Harm A Happy Marriage

By Carolyn R. Owens | Sep 23, 2015 | Comments Off on Surprising Habits That Can Harm A Happy Marriage

This article originally appeared on the YourTango website and was syndicated to Huffington Post, Fox News Magazine website, and ElizabethStreet.com! Sure, togetherness is important. But is there such a thing as being too close? “I promise to love honor and obey until death do us part.” I said those vows but no one told me it would […]

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Four Ways To Live a Life of Real Purpose

By Carolyn R. Owens | Sep 23, 2015 | Comments Off on Four Ways To Live a Life of Real Purpose

(This article originally appeared on the YourTango website.) All you do is TALK about the life you want … now it’s time to (finally) take action! How much time and money have you invested in courses that teach you how to find and live your personal purpose? Sure, the material is great. And you took a ton […]

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Having a Confident Mindset

By Carolyn R. Owens | Sep 23, 2015 | Comments Off on Having a Confident Mindset

One of my favorite quotes I like to share is by Gabourey Sidbie. You probably know of her from starring in the movie Precious and with Eddie Murphy in Tower Heist. Some people look at her and say, she is not America’s typical standard of beauty  but she certainly does not see herself that way.  The quote goes […]

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