ICYMI: A Look at the Most Popular Blogs in 2017

With the New Year officially in the horizon, we are looking back at the most popular Nexus blogs of the year! Check out some of the crowd favorites:


Who Are You? Like, Really?

Tricia Howard argues in this post: “We spend the majority of our time at work, so of course it’s going to come up. But it’s not who we are. It’s what we do.” In other words, how do we define ourselves beyond our profession? Tricia explores the importance of knowing our authentic selves and why what we do does not define who we are.

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Ten Seconds at a Time

“What do we do in the face of circumstances that call to mind the phrase ‘there’s no way out but through?’ We take the struggle 10 seconds at a time.” That’s the advice Teresa Coda lends in this blog post, elucidating on the power of the 10-second mentality to approach life’s hardship. Whether you are dealing with a difficult personal dilemma or a work challenge, Teresa offers tips to embracing the challenge… 10 seconds at a time.

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On Celebration as a Woman…

Entrepreneur Julia Wells had an AWESOME November with regards to her business, and she took to the Nexus to share her success. This quick stream of consciousness post reminds all of us of the importance of celebrating our wins along the way.

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The Inherent Flaw in the Mentor-Mentee Concept

Nexus Founder/CEO Carrie Majewski contends that the traditional mentor-mentee concept reinforces hierarchical ways of viewing leadership, by casting the mentee in a subservient role, essentially having to prove him or herself to capture the attention of the wiser, more experienced, more professional individual.

“Like good leadership, mentorship should move up, down, diagonal and sideways. It shouldn’t be about age and hierarchy but rather about real connections that are founded on reciprocity.”

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Hey, You! Take a Break and Carve Out Time for Others’ Successes

Allison Boccamazzo, entrepreneur and independent Content Marketer, has some advice for fellow leaders: make time to help others. In a pay-it-forward spirit, Allison walks readers through the importance of making time to invest in others and helping others reach their dreams.

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5 Things Women Do Better than Men in Business

Looking for that jolt of female-power spirit as you head into the New Year? Then check out this blog in which Amanda Ciccatelli calls out five reasons women are more effective in business than men. Our favorite? The fact that women have the planning gene embedded in the fiber of their DNA.  

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Living in the Present

Thinking of a good 2018 New Year’s Resolution? Teresa Florindi has one for you: try living in the present. “Instead of thinking about what I have to do, where I have to go and what people may or may not be thinking about me, it’s about enjoying the activity at hand, the company that is with me and truly savoring each moment.”

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Five Keys To Fearlessly Starting Your Own Business

Chris Slocumb, founder of Clarity Quest Marketing, offers some tips for taking the leap and starting your own business. One of her first pieces of advice? Imagine the worst scenario. Have it? Now figure out what you would do if that happened so that you minimize your fear.

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