Category: Career Building

5 Reasons Revenge Doesn’t Work

I work with a lot of different types of personalities, and one of the ones that really is interesting to me are people who want to make someone else “pay”.  Whether it’s for revenge, to right a “wrong” or some other reason, there are no end of reasons for it.  I’m sure that there are…
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Let Go

  “We must let go of the lives we have planned for ourselves so as to have the life that is planned for us”. Truthfully, no matter how much you plan, things don’t always work out according to plan.  Layoffs happen.  People get sick.  People sometimes die.  Sometimes it’s best to let go, and pick…
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Smarter Planet — How to Build a Leadership Pipeline for Women — A Smarter Planet Blog

Smarter Planet — How to Build a Leadership Pipeline for Women — A Smarter Planet Blog.   It is no longer enough to recognize the value of women in the workplace, or even to encourage growth. To meet business objectives in the future, organizations of all sizes need to create an environment where women can thrive and…
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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. Related posts:

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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