Three Important Lessons To Remember After Experiencing A Career Setback

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  As a career coach and consultant, I started working with clients in my twenties. Now, many years later, I feel like I finally have a perspective …

Why Your ‘Movie Moments’ Should Matter Most

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  In Glory, one of my favorite movies, Private Trip, played by Denzel Washington, has this conversation with his commanding officer, Colonel Shaw, played by Matthew Broderick: Trip: I ain’t fighting’ …

The Interview Twilight Zone: How To Prepare For Scenarios You’re Not Expecting

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Forbes Coaches CouncilCommunityVoice POST WRITTEN BY John M. O’Connor John M. O’Connor is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. I recently had a conversation with a client who didn’t feel he needed in-depth interview coaching because he “had read all the books about interviewing and interviewed about a thousand people in my time.” …

Don’t Fear AI: 16 Ways To ‘Future-Proof’ Yourself As A Professional

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. Many companies are leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning today, and the impact of these technologies is only expected to increase. While this is great for businesses looking to improve their performance, many employees worry that robots …

Think Your Prospect Might Be A Problem? Eight Ways To Decide If They’re Worth It

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Every prospective client represents an exciting new opportunity for your business. Unfortunately, not all those prospects turn out to be the right fit — whether it’s a budget issue, a personality conflict or a situation that’s outside your expertise, you often know from your initial consultation if someone’s going to be a problem to work with. In some cases, your …