Author Archive | David Zinger

Career Zingers #17: Be Ignorant

Ignorance is essential for authentic career development Bench and Pier at Hilton Head (David Zinger 2018) Ignorance means not knowing. Stupidity is thinking you know when you don’t. Often in career development we seek out experts, coaches, authors, and counsellors to tell us what we should be doing. We can learn from others but deep […]

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Career Zingers #16: Authenticity is an Empty Bowl

Authenticity is less about what you have and more about what you can hold. Bowl (David Zinger, 2018) “Authenticity is a practice we choose in each present moment. It is not a plan or a destination to get to.” ~ Henna Inam I encourage you to think of authenticity as being an empty bowl. Your […]

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Career Zingers #15: New Eyes

I Eye New Eyes (David Zinger, 2018) “The journey of discovery begins not with new vistas but with having new eyes with which to behold them.”  ~ Proust Are you able to refresh the I behind your eyes? Many of us are myopic in looking for something new in our careers when the newness may be […]

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Career Zingers #14: Precious Work

Do you experience the preciousness of your work? Abu Dhabi Louvre Art (David Zinger, 2017) Precious defined: ˈpreSHəs – of great value; not to be wasted or treated carelessly. Imagine today at work is your first day at work. Imagine today at work is your last day at work. Each of us, regardless of how […]

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11 Free and Freeing Career Zingers

Free Fast Acting Career Zingers to Perk Up Your Career We must take responsibility for our own career development. No organization, parent, or coach can do it for us. I am not willing to go through 368 pages to find our the color of parachute or read hundreds of pages of some career book to […]

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Employee Engagement Resides in the White Space of Work

Engage employees by encouraging them to enter the white space of work (Reading time = 1 minute, 15 seconds)    The white space on a page is the part of the page without print or images. The white space in an organization is the part without specifically designed tasks, performance, and work. There is tremendous […]

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The Push and Pull of Employee Engagement

Employee engagement involves both push and pull. The push part of engagement is our effort, focus, concentration, and contribution to a specific element or block of engagement. The pull part of engagement is how an element or block engages us or pulls us towards it. For example, I take 10 minutes to recognize a few […]

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The Employee Engagement Awards for 2013

First Annual Employee Engagement Awards   The 7 Awards Winners – 2013  From the 6200 Member Employee Engagement Network   Here are the 7 award winners in employee engagement for 2013 as chosen by the Employee Engagement Network. Each winner will receive a certificate, a 2013 Canadian coin prize, and a copy of People Artistry […]

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Employee Engagement Made Simple

Employee Engagement One Day at a Time (Reading time: 1 minute) Engage each day. Accept the invitation to engage at work every day. Engage daily with specific results that matter to you and the organization. Engage with the key performances that will achieve your results. Engage fully each day with progress while minimizing and managing setbacks. […]

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