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Nothing Wrong with Sick Days

Nothing Wrong with Sick Days

Posted on09. Apr, 2013 by .

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I will admit that I never anticipated featuring Justin Bieber as a topic of a blog post. I am fairly confident in saying that his fan base is not comprised of the same people as my reading demographic. But, a recent article about Mr. Bieber’s onstage bout of illness and the lessons it has for […]

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Take Some Career Risk for the Sake of Your Passion

Take Some Career Risk for the Sake of Your Passion

Posted on28. Feb, 2013 by .

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Some people are natural-born risk takers. They’ve probably been accepting every challenge since those childhood dares on the playground. Try skiing down a black diamond the first time you strap on some snow boots? Sure! Eat one of those hot dogs that have been rotating next to the cash register at the neighborhood gas station […]

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Praise Counts More Than the Paycheck?

Praise Counts More Than the Paycheck?

Posted on22. Feb, 2013 by .

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Which reward do you think more employees prefer — an end-of-the-year bonus that gets tacked onto that second December paycheck or an enthusiastic sharing of “job well done!” in front of their peers? Would you be surprised to learn that money is not the more valued of the two in creating a sense of long-term […]

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Laying the Groundwork for Success in Your New Job

Laying the Groundwork for Success in Your New Job

Posted on14. Nov, 2012 by .

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Congratulations! Many of you in the Healthcare IT World have taken on new roles as a result of the incredible demand for your skills. Some of you have even moved into executive roles for the first time. I am sincerely happy for you!

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Get into Health IT and Help Bring Home the Gold!

Get into Health IT and Help Bring Home the Gold!

Posted on13. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Summer Olympics have come to end, but since we will not see them again for another four years and I don’t want to wait that long to write this post, I want to offer one more piece about our Team USA athletes now.  And, offer yet another way in which health IT is making its […]

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Should You Call a Company After You Send Your Resume?

Should You Call a Company After You Send Your Resume?

Posted on30. Jul, 2012 by .

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You’ve been looking for, not just a job in the Healthcare IT field, but a career, you want to do something with yourself that enables you to pay your bills but also provides a purpose. And now you’ve found you’ve absolute dream opportunity, have sent your application in, and . . . nothing. So should […]

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Your Must-Do List

Your Must-Do List

Posted on03. Jul, 2012 by .

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Last month I wrote a post about the perils of of becoming a slave to your To-Do list.  Well, I have not changed my mind that we all need to divert our attention from the tactical items on our to-do list to make sure we are taking the time to smell a few roses, clear our […]

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Want to Be Productive?  Throw Away the To-Do List!

Want to Be Productive? Throw Away the To-Do List!

Posted on12. Jun, 2012 by .

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Do you fall victim to the detrimental to-do list? When you look at a page filled with things you need to get done, are you tempted to walk away and take a long lunch in the park instead (which isn’t such a bad idea once in a while . . . but don’t put that on a to-do list, too!)? Or, does a large volume of work staring back at you serve to energize you?

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Say Something Nice Today!

Say Something Nice Today!

Posted on16. May, 2012 by .

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We each have the decision at the start of every day about the attitude we are going to have when we greet those with whom we come in contact. And, you never know when you might have that one encounter that will change your life. So, I pose to you the same challenge that Anita Bruzzese took upon herself — say something nice every chance you get today.

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Late to Work Again?  What’s Your Excuse?

Late to Work Again? What’s Your Excuse?

Posted on09. May, 2012 by .

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Remember that not showing up to work on time creates a bad impression and certainly will not help your career advancement. In fact, the article shares that one-third of hiring mangers have fired someone for being late. So, instead of crafting an excuse, just get to work on time… no excuses.

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Long-Distance Mentoring: Can It Work?

Long-Distance Mentoring: Can It Work?

Posted on24. Apr, 2012 by .

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You’ve been working with a wonderful mentor in your profession for a couple of years, but now she is moving to the other side of the world to help her company plant some roots in China. Does that mean the two of you have to break up?

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