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Welcome to the career development blog from your leadership development consultants at Engaging Breakthroughs. We deliver organizational leadership development programs for improved employee engagement, team cohesiveness and performance. We also show professionals to how to communicate effectively and show up more authentically while stepping into greater leadership. For those ready to ditch the 9 to 5, we even offer a leadership program to make money doing what you love. If career development is your goal, you're in the right place.

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Be More Negative!

By Engaging Breakthroughs | June 6, 2019 |
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Having a negative attitude really gets a bad rep. Consider the slogans we face daily on social media and painted on workplace walls: “Just be positive!” “Choose your attitude!” “Be fearless!” “Keep calm and carry on!” “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened!” “Where there’s a will, there’s a way!” “Live. Laugh. Love.”…

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How to Feel More Confident: You Are Not Broken

By Engaging Breakthroughs | May 30, 2019 |

When we want to do things differently, sometimes we fail even though we the change so badly. When this happens, we ask ourselves questions that challenge our very work. Ultimately, we believe we are broken and in need of fixing. However, in breakthrough coaching, we challenge this paradigm. If you want to feel more confident,…

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Be Yourself to Become a Better Leader

By Engaging Breakthroughs | May 23, 2019 |
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Leadership development and teaching can be quite focused on external behaviors. Find a trusted mentor to guide you; volunteer for challenging and visible projects; try a new confidence-building trick, like standing in a bathroom stall with your hands on your hips before an important meeting. This well-intentioned advice has its merits, but it’s statically focused…

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Something NEW in Leadership Development: “Crush Your Career”

By Engaging Breakthroughs | May 16, 2019 |
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We are thrilled to announce a new leadership development experience that will help you find your voice, be more confident, and command more salary. Get ready to crush your career! Engaging Breakthroughs presents: “Crush Your Career” Communication Bootcamp. This small-group online leadership development program is for you if: You’re ready to show up confidently in…

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How “On-Demand” Can Diminish Your Passion

By Engaging Breakthroughs | May 9, 2019 |
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More and more, we expect results to happen on demand. But what impacts can this have on your passion? We can watch a movie instantly without going to Blockbuster to rent it. A meal or even an entire shipment of groceries can be ordered to our home within an hour. A ride to happy hour…

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How to Follow Your Passion: Podcast

By Engaging Breakthroughs | May 2, 2019 |
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When Jen McFarland invited me to be a guest on her podcast to talk about how to follow your passion, I was honored to oblige. Jen’s purpose is to help women conquer the world of business so they can succeed on their own terms.  She teaches women how to build their businesses around equity, leadership,…

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Transform Your Life with Breakthrough Coaching

By Engaging Breakthroughs | April 25, 2019 |
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At Engaging Breakthroughs, our Flourish and Get Paid program is all about helping you transform your life so you can make more than enough money doing what  you really love. If you believe there’s something bigger for you in the world, this program is for you. We designed this specifically for people who crave more…

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Becoming Effortlessly Authentic

By Engaging Breakthroughs | April 18, 2019 |

We’ve spent a lot of time talking about searching for – and finding – your purpose. So, it seems only fair that I share my purpose with you: My purpose is that I empower people to align with their deepest truth. Aligning with truth happens when we make big and small decisions that are consistent…

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Seeking Thought Leadership

By Engaging Breakthroughs | April 11, 2019 |

It seems like everyone’s talking about “thought leadership” right now. Business publications like Forbes and Entrepreneur frequently feature articles on the do’s and don’ts of being a thought leader, impressing that thought leadership should be a priority. Everyone on LinkedIn seems to want to be a “thought leader.” But what exactly does thought leadership mean…

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A Deeper Definition of Risk

By Engaging Breakthroughs | April 4, 2019 |

As a breakthrough coach, I talk a lot about “risks.” I help my clients make it safer to take the steps they need to take to do what they really love by helping them process the underlying risks that are holding them back. What they often tell me in our work together is that they’re…

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