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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.

First Impressions – Your Guest Has Arrived

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 4, 2017 | 1 Comment

 Technology has changed the way we do business, allowing business owners, companies and organizations to host more meetings virtually. There are still times when we need to have a face to face meeting to truly establish rapport and confirm this is someone I want to do business with. With less face to face meetings, we […]

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First Impressions – Welcome To My Workplace

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 3, 2017 | Comments Off on First Impressions – Welcome To My Workplace

  Regardless if you are a solopreneur or a leader in a large corporation, first impressions can make or break a business deal. Although many meetings are now held virtually, some of the most critical business meetings still take place in person. If someone is coming to visit you in the workplace, you must strive […]

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Let It Go! Five Strategies to Delegate Effectively

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Let It Go! Five Strategies to Delegate Effectively

A strong, effective leader knows how to delegate effectively. For many, it’s hard to let go and they often view a project as their baby – no one will do it as good as they will. This can be exhausting! Not letting go, can impede productivity, as you spend way too much time on the minor […]

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Celebrate Blogging!

By Carolyn R. Owens | Nov 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Celebrate Blogging!

    There are so many different ways I could categorize this article. It could fall under Social and Cultural, Human Connections and even Arts and Entertainment. If I had to choose, I would choose Personal Development. Why? Through blogging, we grow. Not just the reader one shares content with, but the writer who captures […]

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Making Homework A Positive Experience

By DeJuan Owens | Sep 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Making Homework A Positive Experience

  In my last article, Back, Back, Back to School Again, I shared how going back to school was always bitter sweet for me. I was happy to see my friends and teachers but I wasn’t happy to loose all the time spent playing video games and going to the movies. In the article, I […]

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Back, Back, Back To School Again

By DeJuan Owens | Sep 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Back, Back, Back To School Again

 This month as children and young adults head back to school, I want to share a special guest post with you.  The article was written by my son, DeJuan Owens as he starts another year of high school.   This is the time of year where you will see lots of stuff on sale, mainly […]

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Temporary Employees Offer A Fresh Perspective

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jul 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Temporary Employees Offer A Fresh Perspective

  In the past many companies only thought to hire temporary employees during the holidays. Now, more and more employers are hiring them all year long. Why? Because temporary employees offer a company the flexibility to resolve short term concerns in a cost effective way.  Not sure how temporary employees can benefit your company? Let’s […]

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What Was I Supposed To Be Doing?

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jul 21, 2017 | Comments Off on What Was I Supposed To Be Doing?

Lately it seems as though I keep forgetting little things. Where I put my glasses, my keys, the charger for my cell phone, you get the idea. I know it’s a normal part of aging to become a little forgetful but I am too young for that! If you find yourself in the same situation, […]

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How To Deal With A Co-Worker Who Gossips

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jun 20, 2017 | Comments Off on How To Deal With A Co-Worker Who Gossips

Some people just love to gossip. They can find anything to gossip about even in the workplace. They will gossip about the company, boss, co-workers, customers whatever they can come up with. Often leaders will ignore the gossip not recognizing the negative impact it has on the organization. Gossip impacts morale and productivity. It can […]

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Women who is unsure of which career path to take thinking about different careers

What To Do When You’re Unsure Of Which Career Path to Take

By Carolyn R. Owens | May 12, 2017 | Comments Off on What To Do When You’re Unsure Of Which Career Path to Take

Deciding on which career path to choose can be a very difficult decision. Even though you may have studied a particular subject in high school or college, there may be some uncertainty around your decision. Your parents may have certain expectations of a career path you should take. Or, if you have been working for some […]

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