Don’t Get Stuck in a Rut

Blogger — Karen J. Gregory, HRSS President Have you been feeling like the world is colliding around you?  Do you feel your professional life has stalled out?  Or maybe you have recently been experiencing the ground hog day effect – more of the same old thing day in and day out?  These are all clear…

Stack the Deck in Your Favor

Guest Blogger — Angelique Rewers, The Corporate Agent I’ve always known that the power of meeting people face to face far surpasses anything that can be accomplished online. In fact, in the early days of my business, my strategy for landing corporate clients revolved entirely around getting face-to-face with decision makers and building “trusted advisor” relationships. Even…

When Opportunity Knocks, Do You Answer?

Blogger – Karen J. Gregory It’s a simple question, “When opportunity knocks, do you answer?” Or do you hide behind the door because you’re not certain of what to expect on the other side?  Or worse, you’re totally oblivious to what stands before you and you’re asking, “what opportunity?” Recently, I had several new opportunities…

What’s YOUR Big Picture?

Blogger – Karen J. Gregory Any business, or individual for that matter, that wants to create success for themselves must continuously assess their situation…good or bad. You must determine where you currently stand, where you want to be in the future, when you want to get there, and how you plan to get there. So…

Change and Growth Go Hand-n-Hand

Blogger – Karen J. Gregory For most people, change is not something that is readily accepted.  It doesn’t feel good, it creates too many unknowns and it’s just plain scary for many people.  It’s easy and comfortable to keep doing what we know — even when we know what we’re currently doing is not working…

When the Going Gets Tough…

Blogger – Karen J. Gregory It’s inevitable – times WILL get tough.  You will feel like you’re in the dumps and as though the world is against you.  The question is…what will you do when the walls feel like they’re caving in on you? I have a suggestion!  Take a pause and get re-centered on what really matters. When the…

5 (Authentic) Ways to Get Past the Gatekeeper

Guest Blogger — Angelique Rewers, The Corporate Agent Receptionists. Executive Assistants. Junior staff members. They are all gatekeepers to the decision makers you have to reach in order to win lucrative corporate clients. Not only do these gatekeepers take great pride in protecting their bosses from unwanted interruptions (especially from people trying to sell them something) —…

I’m Invincible. Are You?

Guest Blogger, Jay Kuhns, SPHR I juggle a lot of priorities in my life, both personally and professionally.  I’m the strong one, the one that can handle everything, the one who is cool under pressure, the one with a clear vision, and the one who never gets too flustered when things don’t go as planned.…