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Up Was Never for Everyone

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Guest Post by Beverly Kaye, Lindy Williams and Lynn Cowart I’m delighted to celebrate the launch of Beverly Kaye’s new book, Up is Not the Only Way, with this excerpt. Bev is a legend in the career development field and I feel fortunate to have co-authored Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go with her. In her latest book she explores the case for (and opportunities associated with) considering growth in non-vertical ways. I’m certain you’ll enjoy this preview and her take on this timely topic. Careers used to be predictable. There were paths and ladders. The hierarchy worked – for …

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The Kids’ Table

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What happened to ‘employee involvement’? Has it gone out of vogue?  Has it been replaced by new initiatives?  These are questions I’ve come up against recently as I’ve worked with organizations across a variety of industries. The most pointed (and poignant) way I’ve heard the issue raised was from a gracious, intelligent, capable professional who shared: “I feel like they’re making me sit at the kids’ table.” We all can relate to this. Remember those awkward ‘tween years when you weren’t grown up enough to join the adults but were clearly too grown up to eat with the kiddies with …

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Dances of Protest

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While away for some family vacation time, I’ve had a chance to do a lot more walking than I can normally squeeze in at home.  And, as a result, I’ve been reunited with some favorite old songs that don’t get cycled through the play lists as frequently as they might. Yesterday, it was Sting’s “They Dance Alone”. It’s a haunting song set in Chile during the reign of Pinochet whose government kidnapped, tortured, and killed thousands of people over two decades. Chilean women protested in the only way that was allowed, by dancing the Cueca (the national dance of Chile) …

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