I don’t do purely promotional posts often, but this is a special occasion — the premiere of my TV show! Special thanks to Brendan Gahan, who helped organized the below materials. Sharing any of the below helps ensure I can film more episodes for y’all. Thank you in advance! Much more content coming (about Jony […]
I get a lot of great comments via the website, so I wanted to start answering them via blog posts. Let’s give it a whirl… I…
Yes I have had both for a week or so, and yes they are both powerful machines, but which one is better? Which one would I…
No one wants to be a tattletale, but sometimes speaking up is necessary. Here’s when you should talk to your boss.
You may think that the holidays are a good time (errrr… excuse) to take a break from your job search activities, but think again…employers are still hiring and they need great people just like you! In fact, the holidays can be an optimum...Show More Summary
There will always be something to complain about. Always. You can have the best organizational culture in the whole world. Have a bookcase full of awards. Awesome employee opinion scores. And there will be something that employees will complain about. Show More Summary
With social media being an important facet of many people’s lives, it makes sense for a business owner to appreciate and integrate the same in their interactions with clients. However, not many solopreneurs have been able to properly...Show More Summary
In all the feedback I’ve received thus far about our Coaches Coming Together audio program in the works, the most common question I’m asked is: Why are there no women on your team? The simplest answer is that this happened mainly as a matter of logistics. Show More Summary
It’s a story every job seeker has to tell. You find the perfect job opening. You apply. And then you wait. And wait. And wait. Just because an organization wants to hire doesn’t mean it’s in any rush to fill its open slots. But a new...Show More Summary
It’s once again the holiday season, and many in the professional world wonder: “Should I send members of my management team some sort of holiday greeting card? If so, is it appropriate to dash off an email with holiday wishes, or is a traditional paper card the way to go?” Reference-checking firm Allison & Taylor says yes, [...]Show More Summary
A career in medical sales is often filled with awesome perks, opportunities for growth, and a pretty lucrative paycheck that rises with experience. You’ve probably seen pop culture references, heard about the flexible lifestyle, and perhaps have friends in the industry. However, while a medical sales career is one of the more rewarding and prestigious professions, it’s [...]Show More Summary
Gone Dark (??n d??rk) You know this one: 1. A phrase to describe a person who previously was communicating with you, but now returns no message that you have sent for a period of days or weeks without explanation for...
Stephen Colbert discusses Slate.com’s new “minutes to read” feature -- and what it has to say about Millennials.
Have you ever heard the saying “You don’t know shit from Shinola!”? I haven’t heard it since I was a kid, and back then I had no idea what it meant. Today I learned that Shinola was a brand of shoe wax. The company went out of business more than 50 years ago, but a […]
Yesterday I spoke in Tel Aviv at the national HR Magazine conference and today I’m flying to Las Vegas to visit Zappos (one of the world’s happiest workplaces). Unfortunately my flight was cancelled leading to mob-like scenes at the check-in counter when all the passengers went there at once to get re-booked on other flights. […]
There’s no time like now to seek more flexibility in your work, but successful requests take planning. Here’s how to prepare.
While times may still be tough at many of the nation’s small businesses, more of them still plan to shell out for holiday parties and year-end gifts than in previous years. According to a new Career Builder survey, 59 percent of businesses are planning to host aholiday party this year, and 45 percent will be handing out year-end bonuses. If […]
WARNING: Occasionally I lapse into tough love mode when trying to get the attention of those who are carelessly hurting themselves and their loved ones. This is one of those times. Over the years, I have seen more than my share of job...Show More Summary
Last week, I published my annual list of predictions. It’s a pretty good list if I may say so. I guess we’ll find out how good the list really is in December 2014. ha.ha. If you haven’t already seen it, you can check it out here. There’s...Show More Summary
We may not recognize or admit it, but each of us is driven by our own personal psychology–and so is the interviewer. Therefore, the better we understand the decision maker the better we can answer his questions thus improving the chances for getting the job. Show More Summary