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Using Unsolicited Advice to Cultivate New Work Habits

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Holidays mark the season when every family member crawls out of the woodwork to wish you well. Or, all too often, they poke their heads out to examine your life choices, work habits, and sense of style to offer up the most remarkable unsolicited advice they have.  I’ll be the first to admit that I…

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How to Become Your Own Career Hype Squad

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You’re the hype squad for your own career. 📢   That’s right. It’s up to you to advocate for your own success. You have to find ways to humbly share your wins, talk about your progress, and guide the conversation about your future. But it can be tough to know when to keep your head down…

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What to Do When You’ve Made a Mistake at Work

Making Mistakes at Work

Mistakes. We all make them, unfortunately. Making mistakes at work happens to everyone, but there are some right ways and wrong ways to handle it in a professional environment. After all, your response to a mistake will be more memorable than the mistake itself. Shake it off Taylor Swift knows a thing or two about…

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Uncover Your Work From Home Style with This Quiz

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So, you’re participating in that work from home life. Whether you chose this path or you’ve been thrown into it, there are pros and cons to working remotely. Nobody understands that better than the Ride the Sail Marketing team. Each one of us has participated in the work from home lifestyle — yes, it’s a…

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Welcome To Our Lives – Work From Home

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Time has been standing still for everyone, recently, and I can’t stop nodding and laughing at this: I’ve worked from home for over 9 years. Those years have flown by. Ride the Sail Marketing (RSM) is 100% virtual. Prior to that, I worked with an amazing team (shout out to my #CRFamily, woo woo!) and…

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7 Inspirational Books to Refresh Your Perspective

Books are a great way to learn something new, escape to another world, or dig deeper into personal growth. They also offer an opportunity to step into another person’s (or character’s) shoes and learn about the world from their point of view.  In recent years, I’ve made reading a habit — whether it’s flipping through…

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Why Millennials Are Fine to Job Hop

We’ve all heard the complaints: “Millennials are ruining the economy, millennials are lazy, millennials have no loyalty” etc., etc. While it might mystify your great uncle Milford that someone under the age of 35 has already held several different positions in their career, there’s actually a good reason for millennials to move around a bit. …

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Sticking to Your Career Resolutions After January

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According to U.S. News & World Report, the failure rate for New Year’s resolutions is said to be about 80%. What’s more, most lose their resolve by mid-February. So, while we all dove into 2020 saying this was the year we were going to keep track of our expense reports and stop using DoorDash to…

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