@Coursera: Tool to Support Professional Growth

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@Coursera: Tool to Support Professional Growthcareers, code, developers, education, growth, improvement, learn, meeting goals, online courses, Women

by vanessaalexandra on September 5, 2013 with 0 comment

In planning and revising your short term and long term career goals, education is key.  For career education, I read books and have taken courses at General Assembly.  Everything else related to my career learning is work experience based and from attending talks/meetups/panel discussions/etc.   Coursera is an exciting tool that provides free access to …

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Goals and Career Growth: Explore, Plan, Do!

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Goals and Career Growth: Explore, Plan, Do!careers, growth, Lean In, learn, meeting goals, plan, Women

by vanessaalexandra on September 3, 2013 with 0 comment

New Year Resolutions are common and I never understood waiting until the end of the year to revisit your goals.  I revisit goals for personal and professional growth regularly.  Luckily we have Labor Day to make us New Yorkers feel like we are all going back to school and we can revisit what we want …

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Action Items from Meetings, Encounters and "Coffees"!

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Action Items from Meetings, Encounters and "Coffees"!early stage, learn, meeting goals, mentors, startups, value

by vanessaalexandra on August 15, 2013 with 0 comment

In my experience of meeting with companies and colleagues in the startup / early stage venture community, I found that meetings were great to learn about each other, but quickly realized that connections are not made if action items do not follow.   Entrepreneurs and peers alike do not always have this element when wrapping …

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Part of Getting It Done: The Element of Time

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Part of Getting It Done: The Element of Timededicate, growth, improvement, learn, meeting goals, optimize, plan, value

by vanessaalexandra on August 13, 2013 with 0 comment

Part of getting it done is having tangible concrete action items to help you get where you need to be.  I was speaking with a friend that has a major project to take on and whilst we discuss the first big action item, I ask (knowing his bad habits), “When will you have it done?” …

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