FEBRUARY 2018 TOPIC OF THE MONTH

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"Don't judge those who try and fail. Judge only those who fail to try." - H. Jackson Brown JR.  As professionals, we will experience rejection or setbacks in our profession. And although an experience like that may hurt, you have two choices: run from it or learn from it.  The articles below will give you some insight on how to turn a setback into success. 

HOW I'VE LEARNED TO OVERCOME SETBACKS IN MY LIFE AND CAREER

Although setbacks, roadblocks, and defeats are all obstacles standing between where you are now and where you want to be, each one represents a different level of challenge. Most obstacles come in three varieties, this article will give you five strategies that can help you push past each of them. 


THE 4 BIGGEST MISTAKES YOU CAN MAKE AFTER A CAREER SETBACK

Nobody is perfect, and plenty of us mess up at work, and it's what you do after a cringe-inducing moment that impacts if or how your career sustains permanent damage. This article will touch on the most dangerous behaviors you need to avoid if you want to recover. 


HOW TO OVERCOME THE PAIN OF REJECTION

"Rejection", hearing this word probably makes you think of not being good enough or not reaching certain standards. As unpleasant as it is, rejection is a part of life. This article will give you insight on how to overcome rejection. 


7 STEPS TO RECOVERING FROM A SETBACK AT WORK

Setbacks are a normal part of the path to success. Unless your role is to serve as a mindless cog in a wheel of predictable work, you will encounter setbacks throughout your career. This article will give you a seven-step process for using obstacles to advance you - not define you. 

LAURIE
HACKING

My amazing clients are filled with a burning desire to make a powerful, meaningful impact, so facing setbacks or obstacles can sting. When that happens, be curious. Step back and look at the situation from a new perspective, with fresh eyes, so you can embrace the learnings and create space for something extraordinary and new. Then reconnect with that big desire, your why, and fill yourself up with as much joy as you can possibly imagine.

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ERICK
SCHIRDING

I consider myself a life-long learner, so setbacks are a growing opportunity. It’s exciting to close a deal that was a result of a past learning experience.

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