In this week's installment of the Ivy Exec blog spotlight we take a look at the top 3 articles from the last week. From maintaining a positive outlook to building and nurturing your network, take note of these expert tips:

1. Focus on the Upside

Replace the fear of failure with the fear of not knowing - the feeling of not knowing can be worse than failure. Keep the upside in your mind, planning for positive outcomes, but always be aware of possible negative outcomes and how to mitigate any consequences.

2. It’s Who They know!

Its not what you know, or who you know, its how you maintain and utilise your network.

3. Being In Front of Your Network

Brad Attig offers two key ways to stay connected to your network and make connections personal by going beyond the virtual world.

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