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Nov 28 2014

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Have you ever been surpassed for a job promotion by people who are not better than you?

If so, you know how it feels. It hurts. It makes you feel disappointed. Sometimes even angry. It also makes you wonder why you spent all those extra hours working.

The question is: why do some people get promoted while others don’t? Is it merit, or luck, or self-promotion?

After working with ambitious professionals for over a decade, I started to see patterns. There are common reasons why most people get passed over for promotions.

3 Reasons You Didn’t Get a Promotion

1) Limiting beliefs. Everything that happens in your visible world–job promotions, recognition, salary increases– is largely driven by your invisible world, which is formed largely of your own beliefs. You would be surprised to learn how many of the super-smart, tucked-in careerists have a limiting belief that they shouldn’t been talking about their successes and that results will speak loud enough. Such beliefs sabotage their career success for years, until they realize that it may be too late. The key to a winning career mindset is to be aware of your top 3-5 limiting beliefs and the impact they have on you, and then work to systematically eradicate them. This practice alone will unleash your potential.

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Nov 25 2014

In the past, in order to recruit employees you have to advertise opportunities in the local papers or hire local advertising agencies to put up bills on sidewalks and light posts. Today, notwithstanding the “post no bills” policies of most
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Nov 24 2014

Someone once told me that a corporation was a nasty thing to fall in love with….because it will NEVER love you back. The rules of loyalty in the work force are changing. No one can deny that. However, knowing this
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