You want to pursue your dreams. You have lots of dreams and things you want to do. But for some reason, you're hesitating—even though no one is holding you back.

You are the only one that is responsible for what you can and cannot do. So, how do you pursue your dreams? Here are a few things to keep in mind:

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Becoming a successful leader at work can be challenging. You want to be the one your team looks to for guidance and support, but you may not be in a leadership role yet.

So, can you establish yourself as a leader at work, and display the characteristics of a good leader daily?

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You're looking for a career booster. You're possibly past your first year mark at work. You've learned the ropes of your position, but you feel like you're slowing down.

So, what are some ways you can get ahead at work? There are many positive things you can do that can help. In fact, the value of these tasks is they make you more motivated and hence, give you a career boost.

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You dread going to work. Every morning is the same - you have to drag yourself out of bed. It’s not that the body is weak, it's that the mind is not willing. Most of us know that. Many people have felt that way at least at one point in their careers. Related: #1 Reason You Hate Work (And How You Can Fix It) Is there a way of overcoming the dread of going to work everyday? I am not sure if I have the absolute solution, but these are some of the strategies I have personally tried in my years of experience:

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Are great employee qualities disappearing in the workforce? If so, then you should quickly see if you can adopt some of these traits and make yourself competitive. Related: How To Be The Employee Your Company Wants To Promote Don't wait to start improving how you work! Some great employee qualities bosses appreciate include:

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Feeling the Monday Blues? You are not alone in this. Millions of people feel the same way you do. So how do you deal with it?

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You landed that first job and you have been at it for about a year or two. Now, you're looking for career promotion advice to move up the ladder successfully. Obviously, there are no hard and fast rules to this. However, there are guidelines that can help increase your chances of promotion. In my years at work, I have had the opportunity to practice some of these advice and observed some of it being practiced too. I have also had the opportunity to give this career promotion advice to my staff. Many have gone on to greener pastures and they have told me these are some of the career promotion advice that works for them even now.

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How do you ask for a raise? This is a common thought on nearly every employee’s mind. No matter how much you make, you will always want more. So, how does one approach the matter without being all stressed out? If you're the right kind of employee that has been adding value and contributing to the company, your chances will be higher. If you doubt your own contribution, the process below should allow you a chance to self evaluate your own contributions and gauge if you should be asking for a pay raise. There are quite a bit of information you need to prepare and research before you make the final approach to your boss. Here is how you can prepare asking for a pay raise:

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