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Seven years ago today, I was very unexpectedly and with terrible sorrow writing my brother’s obituary. How to use words to describe 41 years of life? It was a tortuous and – weirdly – predictable piece of journalism to actually write.   Every year since, around this date, my mind gets...

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Weave Don’t Leave

Why did you leave your last job? What brought you to the chair you are sitting in today? It’s January – and like every other month of the year, millions of people are considering leaving their job right now. The motivations to leave one place and join another are both...

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Eulogy Ready?

How are you heading into this new year? How does living, in general, feel? David Brooks has deftly and brilliantly covered the question of how one can live an eulogy or a resume.  Read it, if you haven’t already. Read it, again, if you already have. A soul of mighty...

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Happy Firedversary!

I just celebrated my Firedversary. While it may at first seem strange to celebrate being fired, like many things in life, I prefer to celebrate change. If you’ve ever been fired, or freed up for future opportunities unexpectedly, then this post is for you! We’ve all heard that hindsight is...

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Lattice Back In!

Countless times I have had Moms and Dads ask me about how they can best come back into the world of professional work.  Often, they feel like the options are few. And they are right. They feel like they have completely fallen off the career ladder. But what many do...

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Today’s Tip: Polish your profile

Black Friday…Small Business Saturday….Cyber Monday….Giving Tuesday…..why not Winning Work Wednesday, too? Make today the day you review and perhaps revamp the career story you are telling the world on LinkedIn. Today, on Winning Work Wednesday, your challenge is to take 10 minutes to read and reflect on your LinkedIn profile....

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7,308 Lines of Gratitude

Surely I’m not the only one who tracks her gratitude in excel format? Y’all, I cannot help myself.  It’s like Type A has infected my O+ blood, and list-making abounds. This time of year, our screens are filled with images and messages of gratitude.  Isn’t it full of wonder –...

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I am unwanted.

They don’t want me. I am unwanted. No one will want me. I will never belong.   This is the first in an ongoing PeopleGetters Series where we call out into the great wide open the Shitty First Draft (SFD) stories we tell ourselves as we navigate the unruly waters...

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Your Resume -> Your Story

When was the last time you looked at your resume? For most of us, it is something we look at less often than we probably go to the doctor.  You don’t really need your resume until you really, really do…very much like seeing a doctor. Now is the best time...

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Our Story -> Chapter 1

Hey there – I’m Kelly, and I’m the lucky person who gets to be called the Founder of PeopleGetters.  This Winning Work community was born much like my own children were – it took a long time, it was kind of painful, there were a lot of people involved, mistakes...

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