Between where you are now and the future you envision for yourself is an inner enemy. That enemy is resistance. From Steven Pressfield: > On the field of the Self stand a knight and a dragon. > You are the knight. Resistance is the dragon. The bolder your vision, the more formidable your enemy. Show More Summary
A famous person emailed me to ask about personality type. I don’t get a lot of emails from famous people. But I do get some. Like, when Melissa was being an executive assistant to billionaires, I was Melissa’s reference. I could write fifty posts about giving those references, actually, because I was like, “Don’t hire Melissa, because she’ll...
When the only person in your organization who knows the good work you do is your immediate manager, you have a problem. There is no getting around the fact that you need profile and relationships in other parts of your organization. Your goal is to have important, influential people in your organization think you are golden. One of their most valuable employees.
Leaders anticipate. It’s what they do. It’s the vision thing. But how do you increase your personal visionary capacity? How do we look ahead and anticipate the future and turn it into a compelling story that ignites our followers? Rob-Jan...Show More Summary
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Clinton is becoming a litmus test for how much our traditional definition of leadership has changed.
As a leader who cares about the health of their career, you need relationships with reputable executive recruiters (aka headhunters). The executive search or recruiting firms looking for management-level to executive-level talent can be an important channel of opportunity. Here are 12 ways to demonstrate credibility and build a relationship with a headhunter.
Leonard Nimoy, a.k.a. Mr. Spock, has died.
The Hammock Papers has a poem and Tom O'Bedlam reads " The Children's Hour." I wonder if schoolchildren still memorize his poetry. They should.
Common resume mistakes include dumb things like typos, spelling errors and the like. But there are four other huge resume mistakes that can land your resume and cover letter in the circular file, as well as any shot you’d have … More...Show More Summary
In the era of online networking it is important to make meaningful connections to make your personal brand stand out. In order to attract new leads you need to be an active user on one the most powerful social networks, LinkedIn. How...Show More Summary
A dive into HBR’s archives reveals a split.
A deal with the EU buys time. But is another crisis around the corner?
Be clear about what went wrong.
Lessons from Duke Basketball’s Coach Krzyzewski.
People think they learn faster than machines, according to research.
College students love Snapchat. It’s like Facebook but without your grandmother on your friends list. However, at Arizona State, officials are looking to shutdown an account with the name SunDevil_Nation because it’s showing too much of the truth of what … More » The post Snapchat Account Featuring Arizona State Students is Creating Chaos appeared first on EveryJoe.
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Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.
As an entrepreneur, you need to make sure you can give 3 things to align with the motives.