Bud Bilanich

Name: Bud Bilanich Twitter: @BudBilanich LinkedIn: /in/BudBilanich Personal Website/Blog: www.budbilanich.com Bio: Bud Bilanich, The Common Sense Coach, will help you create the life and career success you want and deserve. He is Harvard educated but has a down-to-earth approach to his coaching that comes from his roots in the steel country of Western Pennsylvania. What's your favorite career related quote? “Creating a successful career is simple common sense. It’s not hard, but you need to do it right. Clarify the purpose and direction for your life and career. Commit to taking personal responsibility for your career success. Build unshakable self confidence. Get competent in four areas: creating positive personal impact, outstanding performance, dynamic communication and relationship building.” (Bud Bilanich, The Common Sense Coach) What’s your favorite part about being a CAREEREALISM-Approved Career Expert? CAREEREALISM gives me the opportunity to spread my common sense message about life and career success and to help people create the success they want and deserve. I’m proud to be an approved CAREEREALISM expert. Interview with CAREEREALISM.com Founder, J.T. O'Donnell: Articles written by this expert: 4 C’s to Career Success Define Exactly What Life and Career Success Means to You Develop a Clear Mental Image of Yourself as Successful Think of Your Purpose as Your Personal Career Mission The Mightier Your Purpose, the More Likely You Are to Succeed Your Vision Should Be a BHAG: Big Hairy Audacious Goal Make Sure Your Mission and Vision Are What YOU Want Work You Love Will Make Career Success Easier Focus on How You Can Be Useful in this World Happiness Comes from Finding a Purpose & Pursuing It Good Luck is Another Name for Tenacity of Purpose Create a Vivid Mental Image of Yourself as Successful What’s Your Career Success Dream? You Must Do the Work to Achieve Your Goals Don’t Visualize the Pain of Failure, Visualize the Euphoria of Success What the Mind Can Conceive and Believe it Can Achieve Use Affirmations to Realize Your Vision of Success Clarify Your Personal Career Values Stand for Something or You’ll Fall for Anything Your Personal Values Are Your Career Success Foundation Discover Your Values to Locate Career Success Take Responsibility for Your Career Success Dispelling the Biggest Myth About Career Success Set and Achieve S.M.A.R.T. Goals Know What You Want & Where You’re Going Focus on Your Goals Several Times a Day Remind Yourself Why You Set Goals Keep Your Career Success Goals with You at All Times Are Your Career and Life Goals Congruent? You’re More Likely to Achieve Goals You Write Down Do Whatever it Takes to Achieve Your Career Goals Career Success is a Journey, Not a Destination Plan How You’ll Achieve Your Career Goals Negative Stuff Will Find You During Career Success Career Success: ‘If it’s to Be, it’s Up to Me’ Persistent People Find Career Success Faster You Fail Only if You Don’t Learn Something Use Negativity as a Springboard to Career Success Don’t Give Up on Your Quest for Career Success Want Career Success? Change Your Attitude The 7 Keys to Career Success How to Build Your Career Success Build Your Confidence, Boost Your Career Why Being an Optimist Will Get You Ahead in Your Career Be Optimistic, It Builds Your Self-Confidence How Understanding Your Fears Will Help Your Career 12 Most Common Fears How to Use Your Fear to Build Your Self-Confidence Why Fear is Hurting Your Career Surround Yourself With Confidence, Gain Career Success Don’t Let Negative People Hold Back Your Career Success Create Career Success By Becoming a Mentor How to Build Your Self-Confidence Expect Acceptance and You Will Gain Self-Confidence The Key to Self-Confidence: Fake it ‘Til You Make It Promotion Killers: Chronic Job Poster Promotion Killers: Unclear Values Promotion Killers: Blaming Others Promotion Killers: Weak Goals Promotion Killers: Getting Discouraged Promotion Killers: Being Too Shy Promotion Killers: Having A Negative Outlook Promotion Killers: No Internal Mentor Promotion Killers: Not Staying Current Promotion Killers: Not Understanding Business Promotion Killers: Not Understanding Your Company’s Business Promotion Killers: Being Disorganized Promotion Killers: Acting Stressed 24/7 Promotion Killers: Missing Deadlines Promotion Killers: Not Following Through Promotion Killers: Procrastinating Promotion Killers: Sloppy Work Promotion Killers: Not Being A Team Player Promotion Killers: Not Being Healthy Promotion Killers: Poor Conversation Skills Promotion Killers: Poor Presentation Skills Promotion Killers: Poor Writing Skills Promotion Killers: Having A Bad Image Promotion Killers: Not Branding Yourself Promotion Killers: Poor Attire Promotion Killers: Online Stupidity Promotion Killers: Can’t Manage Your Boss Promotion Killers: No Self-Awareness Promotion Killers: Not Paying It Forward Promotion Killers: Lack Of Conflict Resolution Skills Create And Nurture Your Network Before You Need It

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