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How to map out your executive career roadmap using simple goal setting

If 2016 is the year of career change for you, begin by articulating your goals and then recording them. There is evidence that this an effective practice. According to Dr. Gail Matthews of Dominican University in California, in her study conducted on goal-setting with 267 participants, results found that individuals are 42% more likely to achieve their goals by writing them down.

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Grab the attention of decision-makers with powerful metrics in your executive resume..

As you set out to write your resume, you are likely scratching your head with wonder: what on earth do I include? With a reputation for being over-analytical, I have often faced the paralysis-by-analysis syndrome working myself into a lather as I forge ahead on some project with content that is foreign to me. And, I’ve been known to make things complicated, according to my 19-year-old daughter: “Mama, why do you make things so complicated?” Honestly, I don’t know, but what I do know is that by simply taking action, you will gain momentum in your project.

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