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Why You Should Focus On The Long Game

Every day things come at us from all directions. Every day we are faced with a decision: What to do? That decision can be made much easier when you are Focused on your Long Game. When you know where you are going you can make conscientious decisions that impact YOUR plans and YOUR goals. Show More Summary

Planning For the Unexpected – Friday Distraction

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes to you from our friends at Kronos, the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. The Workforce Institute at Kronos recently published their 2015 Workforce Trends Forecast, with some interesting predictions about evidence-based management and consumer technology. Show More Summary

Why FB@Work will not work #socbiz #ensw #facebookatwork

So the announcement is finally out, Facebook is out with its product for enterprises called FB@Work. According to techCrunch: Facebook At Work features a News Feed of “what’s new and relevant at your company,” individual and group chat, Groups, and the ability to invite your whole company to events. Show More Summary

Pavel Tsatsouline on the Science of Strength and the Art of Physical Performance

This episode was a real treat. It was one of the most enlightening and lucid conversations about physical training I’ve ever had.  If you want strength, power, endurance, and flexibility, it’s all covered in this one interview. Pavel Tsatsouline is Chairman of StrongFirst, Inc. and was born in Minsk, USSR, which is now part of […]

Four Ways To Be A Better Listener Today

For leaders, listening skills are critically important and, too often, underdeveloped. Here are four simple ways to improve the way you listen that encourage openness and clarity.

Are You a Lame Career Seeker?

I spoke recently to a group of approximately 40 job seekers who were alumni of a well respected and nationally ranked major university. They interacted well, asked questions, and seemed genuinely interested in the topic. I volunteered my time free of charge and made several offers of help to this audience. Show More Summary

Happy Hour in Turkish

On Tuesday I signed the contract with Dögan Egmont, a Turkish publisher, to publish my first book Happy Hour is 9 to 5 in Turkish. We’re looking for an accelerated launch and hoping to get it out in late March. Thank you to everyone at Dögan Egmont and thank you to our new friends and … Continue reading Happy Hour in Turkish ?

How Men Can Help Women Lean In

If you are a man, you probably aren’t sure how best to treat and support the women at your office. Here are a few tips to help work with them better. The post How Men Can Help Women Lean In appeared first on Brazen Life.

The Art of Breaking Non-Solicitations to Recruit: Lessons from Mastercard vs Nike...

I see you. You think you're cute when you change companies. But I know the truth. It's like one of my favorite scenes from Fight Club, where Ed Norton (known as the Narrator) meets Tyler Durden for the first time,...

360 Feedback: All About the Conversations That Follow

Finding out "how we're doing" is an important part of life, on and off the job. 360 degree feedback tools can be especially helpful when you want to know how you are doing in relation to your boss, your direct...

Honing Your Entrepreneurial Skills: Reliability

If you’re been reading this blog for a while, you know that one of my biggest pet peeves is flakiness. It’s not a good quality in anyone, but it’s the worst in an entrepreneur because when you own your business,...

8 Ways to Escape a Boring Career to Find Your Dream Job

When you’re feeling completely burned out on your career and want something more, this is what you need to do. The post 8 Ways to Escape a Boring Career to Find Your Dream Job appeared first on Brazen Life.

INTERVIEW WARNING: Don’t Say (or Do!) Anything Stupid!

Who among us has never said or done something so ill-advised (read: STUPID!) that we wish we could immediately take it back? A very human occurrence, unfortunately. And in most circumstances the backlash from our words or actions is usually limited to brief embarrassment and chagrin. Show More Summary

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning LinkedIn

Last week, I shared with you my plan to develop 5-Day Learning Plans for the most popular social media sites. The idea being that you can use these to gain practical experience that will help in your profession. The first one was about using Twitter. Show More Summary

Aspiring Mormon Women: An interview with me!

The fabulous women who run Aspiring Mormon Women asked me for an interview. I’m honored that the would include me. Here’s an excerpt: Why did you want to become a writer? I come from a long line of writers. My paternal grandfather wrote numerous books, my maternal grandmother wrote books. My sister is an award […]

Three great sites to discover Learning and #HRBlogs

The year started with the 6th annual list of elearning movers and shakers and some Indian friends Sahana Chattopadhyay, Sunder Ramachandran, Abhijit Bhaduri, Kavi Arasu, Manish Gupta, Manish Mohan Sumeet Moghe, made the list! You can check out the list hereThen I chanced to discover - HR Blogger - an aggregator of HR blogs from all over. Show More Summary

What Marcus Mariota Teaches Us About Success

Marcus Mariota’s list of accomplishments is impressive. Although his Oregon Ducks football team ultimately lost the national championship game to Ohio State, the young quarterback can still claim a Heisman Trophy, Rose Bowl and Fiesta Bowl victories, and numerous other awards earned in just a few short years. Show More Summary

Have a Bad Boss? How to Use Conflict at Work to Get What You Want

These tactics are the smartest way to manage up and get what you want at work. The post Have a Bad Boss? How to Use Conflict at Work to Get What You Want appeared first on Brazen Life.

What If Employees Could Say "Leave Me Alone" Related to Professional Development?

Let's face it, any time we talk about professional development, we talk in broad terms. Everyone needs to be developed. We're building a shining city on the hill here, people. But you and I both know that not everyone wants...

Build a Fully Customizable Personal Website With branded.me

I’ve been away from this blog for quite some time working on new products and services to support my audience. One new product I’ve been advising is called branded.me, out of my belief that everyone in the world should have their own...Show More Summary

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