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The Art of Asking Questions: An Overlooked Career Skill [Infographic]

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Sitting around the office not knowing what to do is not the best way to succeed. Neither is hiding your ignorance from your colleagues and boss. Asking questions not only improves your creative thinking, but it demonstrates your listening and comprehension skills. It shows that you are engaged and eager to learn. Asking any old questions won’t do, though. Asking the right questions can mean the difference between career success and stagnation.   

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10 Career Success Skills That Require Zero Talent

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If you haven’t yet discovered it, you will… achieving career success can be stressful. You have job responsibilities, deadlines to meet, office politics and the daily commute to navigate… all the while trying to have a life… going to the gym (sometimes), remembering to pay your rent on time, eating your broccoli like mom said to, oh, and maybe cramming in a relationship with friends and/or a significant other. Yes, building career success takes time and work. But, it’s way easier than you think – about 80 percent easier, to be precise! In fact, most of what you need to   

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5 Ways to Prepare for Success at Every Stage of Your Career

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We make our own fortune, despite our occasional reliance on timing and “luck.” Because luck happens to disciplined, hard-working people who pay attention and know their own limits (and when to push them).

Luck happens to those willing to prepare for success.   

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Staying Current: A New Requirement for Career Success

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Are you up-to-date? Are you comfortable using the technology required by most employers for your job? Are you paying attention to the technology that is impacting your industry and profession?

Don’t assume that someone is watching over you, ensuring that you are staying current…   

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Ultra Successful People Know These Two Career Secrets


There are a lot of theories and formulas out there that tell you how to plan and execute a successful career.

But if you talk to the real achievers, those who have dramatically increased their professional standings and earnings, there are two – that is all, exactly two – career secrets that ultra successful people know help them get ahead…   

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The Successful Careerists’ Dilemma: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

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You got your first job or internship. You’ve been at the company for several months and now things are getting monotonous. Now what?

When do you say uncle and call it quits? Is it time for a promotion? A new job?   

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