Category: Career Enrichment

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The old adage of “it’s all about who you know” was thrown out the window a while ago. Now, it’s all about “who you can GET to know,” which means you have control over opening up doors for yourself. Work trends right now are telling us people are yearning for connection and real human interaction. […]

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Creating a fulfilling career requires more than just a day-to-day approach. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the practical aspects of crafting a clear career plan. By envisioning where you want to be in five years and establishing long-term goals, career planning becomes a tool that directs your path to professional fulfillment. What is […]

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As you think about your personal and professional growth, you need to think about how to invest time and funding into your career development. There’s a misconception that professional development tools or resources require a hefty budget, and it can keep many people from taking advantage of the incredible benefits they offer. In this post, […]

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Whether you’re aiming for employee performance goals that align with organizational objectives, or you’re intrigued by the idea of setting SMART goals for yourself, this post is your roadmap. Let’s dig into the secrets behind effective goal setting, the importance of measurable goals, and the transformative power of aligning your performance goals with your values […]

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In the midst of hectic schedules and competing work priorities, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and disconnected from what truly matters to you. That’s where working with a coach comes in. When you’re busy, it may seem counterintuitive to add another commitment to your plate. You may look at your week and think that there’s […]

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Life’s too short to settle for a job that doesn’t make your heart sing, right? We get it. You want a career that’s not just “meh,” but downright amazing. You might even call it a “dream job.” At Ama La Vida, we believe that everyone deserves a career (not just a job) – and we’re […]

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Here’s a staggering fact: on average, people spend a mind-boggling 84,700 hours of their precious lives at work. It’s why, at Ama La Vida, our particular career strategy emphasizes the importance of finding a job that truly brings you joy. Beyond the bills and responsibilities, your job should seamlessly integrate with your overall life, allowing […]

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Let’s be honest; most people don’t have a very clear plan about what they want to do in their careers. There’s always that kid who knows they’re going to be a doctor or a firefighter or a paleontologist, but most people just aren’t that focused. It’s hard to answer the question “Where do you see […]

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When it comes to personal and professional development, coaching and mentoring are two of the most common approaches to help individuals reach their goals. However, while these terms are often used interchangeably, there are significant differences between coaching and mentoring that make them better suited for certain situations. Whether you’re a high-potential employee looking to […]

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I don’t have time for self-care. That statement often comes up whenever I speak within organizations about self-care at work. I empathize with that sentiment. We struggle to keep up with the ever-quickening pace of work. The interconnected nature of our roles can make it feel as if we’re always on the clock, even during […]

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