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A celebration of failed New Year’s resolutions

The pressure is mounting for the New Year’s resolutions posts. First is the flurry of pitches from public relations firms that want to get their clients into the press. “Resolve to clean your house more thoroughly!” Then come the academics weighing in with their research about how resolutions take willpower and how we only have a...

Use Facebook Custom Audiences to Increase Your Brand’s Sales

Facebook advertising is a great way for personal brands to immediately start building exposure. Since the program began in 2004 there have been a lot of changes along the way. Today there are a variety of options to choose from to help...Show More Summary

Dr. Peter Attia on Life-Extension, Drinking Jet Fuel, Ultra-Endurance, Human Foie Gras, and More

“How do you balance the desire to live longer with the desire to perform well?” (Tweet It) – Peter Attia, MD This episode delves into all types of performance enhancement and tracking — optimizing blood testing, drinking “jet fuel,”Show More Summary

Networking: Your New Year Cure for the Career Blahs

Another new year is just around the corner. And if you are part of the 15% of workers who a Gallup poll says are underemployed or the 53% of workers who a Conference Board survey says are not satisfied with their current employment,Show More Summary

What Homewreckers Can Teach You About Recruiting

Recruiters, would you be surprised if we said you could learn something about your job from homewreckers? Read on to see what we mean. The post What Homewreckers Can Teach You About Recruiting appeared first on Brazen Life.

Interview with Amy Jo Martin on Innovation

Innovation looks good on paper, but few established organizations are able to make it happen in practice. When I interviewed Digital Royalty’s founder Amy Jo Martin, the bestselling author of Renegades Write the Rules, she explained why the effort pays...

Fast-Track Your Path to Becoming a CEO in 6 Easy Steps

Think you could be head honcho one day? Start doing these things now, and you’ll land that corner office in no time. The post Fast-Track Your Path to Becoming a CEO in 6 Easy Steps appeared first on Brazen Life.

What Hiring Managers Look for in a Resume

What is the typical comment made by someone who is currently employed and decides it may be time to investigate other career opportunities? It usually goes something like this, doesn’t it? “I am going to dust off my résumé, shoot itShow More Summary

Human Foie Gras — A Golden Opportunity

To kick things off, what is foie gras? It can be explained with a short missive from our friend Wikipedia: The California foie gras law, California S.B. 1520, is a California State statute that prohibits the “force feed[ing of] a bird for the purpose of enlarging the bird’s liver beyond normal size”… Former Senator John […]

Four Ways to Stop Saying “Um” And Other Filler Words

For most professionals, the use of words like “Uh,” “Um” and “So…” can easily get out of control if we’re not conscious of them. These innocent-seeming filler words aren’t an issue when they’re said once or twice in a meeting (in which case they can actually make a person seem more considered), it’s their repetitive […]

How Social Media Management Tools Can Boost Your Job Search

Your resume and cover letter aren’t the only ways to stand out in your job search. Leverage your personal brand and social media to land your dream job. The post How Social Media Management Tools Can Boost Your Job Search appeared first on Brazen Life.

Feeling Flat on Performance Reviews? You Need Stacked Ranking...

It's December and it's time to do performance reviews. You're tired. You just want to go on vacation, and you really don't know where to start to distinguish between Johnny and Jenny from a performance perspective. Sucks to be you.....

Will asking for a bullying policy make me a target?

After a nasty episode with a Director at our organization (I am not a director so there is a power imbalance here), I am considering asking our HR department to adopt a workplace bullying policy similar to the one SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management) has in their archives of samples and templates. I reviewed […]

New assignment - focused on employer branding leveraging social media

Here's an update - I have joined Flipkart as Director - Talent Branding. In this role, I would be driving the Talent Branding initiatives of Flipkart across various talent segments. I would also be responsible for creating, enhancing,...Show More Summary

5 Secrets for Effective Networking at Your Next Conference

How to make the most of an industry conference for your career and your company in five easy steps. The post 5 Secrets for Effective Networking at Your Next Conference appeared first on Brazen Life.

The Trauma of Unemployment

The emotional stress associated with unemployment is understood only by those who are unemployed. Often, even people closely associated with the unemployed such as spouses or other family members don’t fathom the emotional pressure and...Show More Summary

Are You Playing Chess or Checkers With Your Career

At this year’s SilkRoad Connections conference, Ryan Estis asked a question that stuck with me. Are you playing chess or checkers with your career? Think about it. Playing checkers implies that we’re only thinking one move ahead. Chess means that we’re thinking several moves ahead. Show More Summary

Improv’ing MLS Ticket Sales: An Interview with Bryant Pfeiffer

Recently, I was fortunate to catch up with Bryant Pfeiffer, VP of Club Services for Major League Soccer (MLS). We connected over our shared affinity for improv comedy, as he has been infusing improv concepts into training for ticket sales reps for multiple sports leagues over several years. Show More Summary

3 Out of the Box Career Planning Tips for Fresh Grads

When you leave school, it can sometimes feel like there is so much pressure on you to choose a career. Although our education carves our career path, but not in entirety. There would be many you know who have had degrees in certain field but are now working in another. Whilst finding job is important [...]Show More Summary

14 Ways to Define Your Personal Brand as CEO

What is the most powerful action I can take to define my personal CEO brand in 2015? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. Show More Summary

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