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Keys to Find (And Make the Most of) Your Professional Mentor

By Lei Wang As a working professional, you have probably heard many stories of how other people credited their success to their mentors. Working with a mentor can truly pave the way to success in one’s career, but oftentimes creating—and maintaining—the mentor-mentee relationship can be challenging. Maybe your company does not offer a formal mentorship […]

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Reaching the Professional Summit

Three Pillars to Redefine and Understand Success  By Lei Wang Stephanie is in her early fifties. She has been a business consultant for twenty years and worked her way up from a junior associate all the way to one of the few female partners in her company. She lives a comfortable life and no longer […]

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Abandon Your SMART Goals

6 Reasons Why SMART Goal-Setting Does Not Work  By Lei Wang You’re probably familiar with the concept of SMART goals. SMART is commonly defined as Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-bound. Organizations use these goals with two primary aims in mind. When addressing each aspect of the initials in SMART goals, the anticipated result is […]

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The Risky Six

Six Keys to Shed Fear and Take Smart Professional Risks By Lei Wang Like all the knowledge and skills that people learn, fear of failure is also learned. And as you age, you gain mental constraints. Those mental constraints remove creativity and replace it with yet more fear. Fear is perceived risk; it is learned, […]