January 20, 2016 • Vol 20, Issue 3
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Fulfillment at Work Newsletter : Take Your Career to the Next Level
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Joel Garfinkle

Getting Ahead – Career Advancement Strategies

How To Talk About Your Skills Without Sounding Like A Show-Off

In the era of the humblebrag, how do you honestly share your successes without being annoying? Bragging about yourself isn’t something to be embarrassed about. In fact, it’s absolutely vital in your professional life.
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Lessons from Leaders - In-depth Profiles

The Key To Oprah Winfrey's Success: Radical Focus


Winfrey is one of the most powerful and influential people in the world, as well as one of the busiest. With a net worth of $3 billion, she knows the secret to being an extremely productive person – Radical Focus.
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Coaching Corner – Joel’s Article of the Week

Stuck in a rut at work? How to Escape From Desperation Swamp


I am so stuck in a rut with my present job—it feels like walking through quicksand. I know what the next step is, the promotion to the job I want but I’m so busy doing what the current job demands that I have no time to even plan a strategy for moving ahead. How can I get out of this swamp? 
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Career Central - Tips for Career Changers

The Single Best Interview Question You Can Ask


Whenever Peter Thiel interviews someone he likes to ask the following question...
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Joel In The News - Interviewed by Top Media Outlets

How To Build Positive Relationships At Work

Even the most outgoing, engaging personalities can improve their skills in the critical area of building positive relationships at work...
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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

January 26th, 2016 in Los Angeles
Lead with Influence: Be the Most Effective and Influential Leader
The Institute of Management Studies
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January 27th, 2016 in Napa, CA
Be a Leader, Not Just a Manager
PCL Construction Enterprises, inc.

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Using Your Talents at Work

Current Executive Coaching Engagements

Yahoo!, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, PG&E
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Surprising Workplace Facts and Statistics
  • Men work remote more than women 36% of men say they do most of their work from remote places including home, compared to 23% of women (Quartz).
  • The future of independence. 70% of future leaders are likely to reject what traditionally organized businesses have to offer and opt for working independently through digital means (Deloitte).

200+ Articles For Your Development Written by Joel

(Leadership, Management, Work Issues, Productivity and Career Advancement)

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Quotes to Inspire
"If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work." 
~ Thomas J. Watson

"Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential." 
~ John Maxwell

Books Authored by Joel A. Garfinkle

Gain the Competitive Edge In Your Career

Getting Ahead BookExecutive Presence BookDifficult Conversations BookHow to be a Great Boss BookTime Management BookGet Paid What You're Worth BookLove Your Work BookLand Your Dream Job BookFind A Job Book
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