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Why Taking Initiative at Work is Key to Your Success

Taking Initiative Tavorro Careers

The Definition of Initiative The practice of stepping out and proactively taking action. What is Initiative? Initiative is the practice of looking for ways that you can contribute to your team, department or organization and taking action. It’s saying to your boss, “Would you mind if I helped out on this project if I did so in my spare time?” What boss would say no? 

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Frank Gifford Success Quotes

Grey Skies Frank Gifford Quote

Success Quotes from Frank Gifford Frank Gifford passed away at his Connecticut home on August 9, 2015, at the age of 84.  In honor of his passing we have shared some of our favorite Frank Gifford Quotes. On how he’d like to be remembered, Frank Gifford said: “First and foremost, as a good father who had a job to do and he did it well. A better husband this time than I was the other time. Somebody who cared passionately about playing the game, reporting it properly, kept my life in the right perspective. Never believed I was something I wasn’t. And rarely believed I was what I was.” Other Frank Gifford Quotes “Grey Skies are Just Clouds Passing Over” [embeddoc url=”http://blog.tavorro.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Grey-Skies-Frank-Gifford-Quote.pdf” download=”all” viewer=”google”] “Oh how sweet it is to hear one’s own convictions from another’s lips.” “Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.” “Before the first year, nobody gave it a chance. Now, 36 years later, everybody knows Monday Night Football.” About Frank Gifford Francis Newton “Frank” Gifford (August 16, 1930 – August 9, 2015) was an American football player and television sportscaster widely known for his 13-year National Football League (NFL) career with …

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Which Source of Power Can You Leverage for Greater Success?

Female Business Leaders Tavorro

Utilizing your Optimal Source of Power Creates Effective Leadership Can power make women successful, defined leaders, and help them continue to enhance the world? Joann M. Eisenhart, Ph.D., senior vice president of human resources, facilities and philanthropy at Northwestern Mutual has taken an in-depth look at women, power and success through a series of white papers. In Harness Your Sources of Power for Greater Success, Eisenhart provides details on how women, at every stage of their career, can leverage and optimize their own sources of power to be more successful. This latest white paper follows The Art and Science of Power, released in July 2014, which presented Eisenhart’s findings on how female corporate leaders describe power. “There does not need to be a negative connotation of power that exists among women. Women can and should feel comfortable utilizing power which makes sense for them in any situation,” said Eisenhart. According to Eisenhart, There are Five Sources of Power: Position Expertise and credibility Relationships Personal qualities Empowering others Each power source brings with it a unique set of advantages and challenges. Eisenhart’s research suggests women are more comfortable with certain power sources than others. This notion was recently confirmed with results …

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