Category: Career Building

Does Money Create “Expert” Status? | LinkedIn

Question For You: Do you think one of the criteria for being called a credible expert is being wealthy? I’m sure your immediate answer was, “no.” But, there is evidence which indicates expert status is often tied to financial success. via Does Money Create “Expert” Status? | LinkedIn.

Huge Decisions Demand the Rocking Chair Test | LinkedIn

When you have to make a potentially life-changing decision, use the Rocking Chair test. It’s simple and highly effective. Imagine a much older version of yourself, near the end of your days. You are sitting in a rocking chair on a quiet porch, reflecting back on your life. All that matters is whether you are…
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What 7 Wildly Successful People Wish They Knew When They Were Younger

Maybe you’re having a hard time right out of college. Maybe you’re unsure of where you’re headed or what you want to do once there. Maybe you’re just stuck. You know what? It’s OK. Even some of the most successful people in the world haven’t always known what they wanted. Just ask Tina Seelig, author…
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Skills We Need to Make More Money | CAREEREALISM

How would you like to make more money? I did a presentation a few months ago on the three reasons why some people make less money than their peers. (FYI – You can watch the full recording for free if you have a subscription to CareerHMO.) The attendees shared some incredible stories of how they…
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Career Tip: Be True to Yourself

I’m pretty sure that this is obvious and probably goes without saying for the vast majority of the population, but in order to do well in your career and in life, you have to be true to yourself.  I’ve seen far too many people who choose a prospective career because they think that they’re going…
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What Shopping Habits Say About A Job Seeker | CAREEREALISM

If I had to choose the biggest mistake I see job seekers making right now, I’d say it’s diving into a job search without properly determining their value to potential employers. They throw together a resume, blast out cover letters, and submit online applications without first stepping back and getting a truly clear picture of…
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Following Your Gut When People Think You’re Crazy | LinkedIn

My kind of Leader: …………….. When Mindy Grossman left her job as the global vice president of Nike to take over as CEO of HSN Inc., people thought she was insane. “I realized they weren’t seeing what I was seeing. So many people thought I’d lost my mind and was having a mid-life crisis,” Grossman…
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Bring Up a Business

Right now, we are in the process of bringing up a business or two.  Next Wednesday, we will sit for our state survey for Extension of You Home Care.  After we pass our survey, we will be able to start accepting clients.  It is wildly exciting, and scary at the same time.  We are looking…
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Why Do Women Start Businesses | The Groupon Local Merchant Blog

  Why Do Women Start Businesses | The Groupon Local Merchant Blog. This is a great article on why women start their own businesses.  As someone who currently has a couple of businesses going, and a couple more in the start-up phase, this rings so true for me.  I think that for me, the flexibility…
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Don’t Fail Your Daughters | LinkedIn

  Don’t Fail Your Daughters | LinkedIn.   This knocked my socks off: …………………………… I have two young daughters, Hannah and Maura. Since they were born, my wife and I have written them notes to read later in life. It’s our way of passing on advice and sharing our thoughts on some of the moments…
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