Even from the most committed employees, one question comes up over and over again: where does Social Media fit into my next job search. It might be couched in different language (How do I develop professional profile/How do I take advantage of Social tools for support, etc), but the question [More]
Much has been said about Twitter, but how can you use it when you're trying to sell yourself into your next role, or sell your next advisory engagement? It may be easier than you think; consider these four strategies: 1) Networking: Reach out to your "followers" on Twitter to let [More]
Thinking about the joys of winter? Who enjoys the extreme cold, the slush, the transit delays, and the extra bother of winter clothing? On the other hand, the summer has its problems too: broken air conditioners (if you have one, that is), sunburn, mosquitoes, lawn maintenance, and fitting into that [More]
Even if your day job isn't "sales", how often do you engage in the act of selling? More than you might realize. We pitch ideas to our managers or the board. As advisors, we sell our recommendations to our clients. We sell our staff on what they should do. We [More]
You're in the elevator, or waiting in line at the coffee shop, and someone says to you "Aren't we going to meet in just a few minutes? Tell me about yourself..." While you may not be ready to meet the person right then and there, the opportunity to make a [More]
People collect the craziest things: movies, music, books, shoes, coins, and spoons are just some examples. But what about collecting experiences? Experiences are activities that either give you new skills, or improve existing ones. Experiences give you perspective, flexibility, and develop your business acumen: all critical for your career success. [More]
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