With everyone pressed for time and email inboxes overflowing, one of the worst things you can do is fire off an email that is unread, left lingering or summarily deleted. Not only do poor emails waste time on both ends – minutes and hours that could be used more productively – but they also may […]Read More
Everyone knows networking is the critical piece of the professional puzzle. Our career, business and job search goals depend on it.
Back in the day, you could put that aside, work hard and have a career for life. But that time has passed. In short, while “who you know, not what you know” has always been the ticket into the upper echelons, the need to network has rippled out to every single one of us. From CEO to student, we all need a strong base of support, not only to advance our careers but also to maintain the advances we have made.
So what if you are not great at networking? What then?Read More
61 days left of opportunity before the New Year.
That is, opportunity or “opportunity costs.” The choice is up to you!Read More
If you live in the U.S., it’s almost Halloween. That means time for fun, if you can get the work done.
Here are four quick tips to making your day more productive, so you can get on with the festivities.Read More
Coaxing inspiration to fit into the ins and outs of modern life may be one of the hardest things that we need to do as human beings. It is akin to shaping glass – you need just the right amount of heat, skill and supple touch – and you need to risk that your project will be a bust. Yet the more you practice, the better your results will be.Read More
If you spend all day putting out so-called fires at your job – in a very reactive environment – how can you possibly plan or address your career pro-actively?Read More
Working On Your Career vs. In Your Career – What is the Difference? If you have ever spent time in an entrepreneurial role, you have likely heard the phrase “working on your business” (versus “working in your business”). Working on your business means investing time in activities that will build the business over the long term, such […]Read More