The seven deadly sins of career management were delineated by Kathleen Grace, founder of Grace Consulting Services, a professional services firm specializing in executive assessment, executive coaching and strategic succession planning, at the recent Forum for Women in Accounting, presented by The Advisory Board and Crosley + Company.

They are Sin No. 1:  Wanting to be liked vs. respected Sin No. 2: Failure to take risks early and often Sin No. 3: Uncomfortable or unskilled in dealing with conflict Sin No. 4: Settling for recognition instead of holding out for a reward Sin No. 5: Unskilled at ‘bragging’ Sin No. 6: Failing to achieve a balance between team-play and self-advocacy Sin No. 7: Lack of focus

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