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How Well Do You Know Yourself

How Well Do You Know Yourself ~ Renee Trudeau

I've noticed that people with a high degree of self- awareness tend to roll with the punches, know how to leverage their strengths, are more comfortable taking risks and often, they're even able to cultivate self-compassion for their shortcomings.

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Last week I got a call from an old career coaching client. Her company had presented her with a yet-to-be flushed out dream opportunity, but she was so hyper-focused on finalizing the job description, she After I helped her take in the 30,000 foot view, walk in her boss’s shoes for a moment and see what this leap could mean to her career trajectory long-term, she moved from frustrated to exhilarated. Her tendency to obsess over the details almost cost her an incredible, life-changing opportunity!

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