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The Key to Future Success is Present Failure

Jim Dwyer talks about what entrepreneurs can take away from the story and missteps of Diaspora.

Some Questions for Emerson

"Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door." - Attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson "Does the world have a mouse problem?" "Do people know what a mousetrap is?" "What's so special about this particular mousetrap?"...Show More Summary

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Mentor-Mentee Relationship

If you're skeptical about why a mentor would want to partner with a mentee, it may be because you don't have a plan in place to make it worth her while. Figure out what you have to offer your mentor, and do everything you can to provide that value.

Inside Mark Cuban's $2 Million 'Shark Tank' Horror Deal

The serial entrepreneur's investment in horror entertainment company Ten Thirty One Productions is shaping up to be one of 'Shark Tank's' major success stories.

Your Open-Plan Office Is Bad for Extroverts Too

It's not just quiet types that benefit from private areas and quiet spaces, according to one expert on office design.

Prepare for All Your Meetings in 5 Minutes or Less With Charlie

Before you go on a sales call, or to a job interview, or conduct a job interview, do you Google the person you’ll be meeting? If you have time, of course you do. If you don’t have time, you don’t, which can leave you unprepared for that meeting. Enter Charlie. Charlie is a personal assistant […]

3 Tips to Become a CEO Before Your Turn 30

Interviews with a handful of super young CEOs yield advice for those looking to follow in their footsteps.

Mind-Boggling: Britain's Rotherham Scandal

These pathologies include 1) endemic official terror of seeming “racist” or being labeled as such, 2) an obsession with not giving ammunition to the country’s weak and tiny extreme right, 3) the requirement that all liberal middle-class...Show More Summary

If You Want to Land a Career You’ll Love, Don’t Make These 3 Mistakes

If you’re struggling to figure out where to take your career, here’s how to avoid choosing the wrong path. The post If You Want to Land a Career You’ll Love, Don’t Make These 3 Mistakes appeared first on Brazen Life.

Developing a Keen Eye

Over time, you learn to look for: Not what was said but what was meant. Not what was promised but what was done. Not what is glitzy but what is important. Not what looks good but what is good. Not what is eloquent but what is clear. Not what is permissible but what is right.

Quote of the Day

Always make the audience suffer as much as possible. - Alfred Hitchcock

Prepare Yourself to Ask Better Phase Two Questions

If you have ever watched the White House briefings you may have noticed the reporters always have a follow on question at the ready. Of course this is to be expected as they are professionals in the reporting business. You should take...Show More Summary

Recruiters: Target Your Audience [infographic] – Friday Distraction

I’ll never forget a recruiting assignment I was given during my days at the airline. I had just started working for the company and my boss called. She said, “I need for you to find us a director of in-flight services.” I said, “Sure thing. Show More Summary

My boss makes sexist, racist, homophobic comments during company meetings

Dear Evil HR Lady, I recently openly criticized the “head honcho” of my company. Amongst 3 or 4 co-workers, I let it be known that that I was growing tired of the consistent homophobic, sexist and racist remarks that the boss makes during company meetings. Of course, my comments made their way back to the […]

6 Of The Scariest Resumes I’ve Ever Seen

There are some BIG mistakes you can make when writing your resume. In the spirit of Halloween, let’s look at some of the scariest resumes I've ever seen... The post 6 Of The Scariest Resumes I’ve Ever Seen appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

The Lazy Networker’s Guide To Moving Up

Want success? Learn from Tim Ferriss, angel investor and author of the Four-Hour Workweek. Here's the lazy networker's guide to moving up. The post The Lazy Networker’s Guide To Moving Up appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

18 Tips For Becoming Professionally Independent

In case you missed some of the great advice we shared this month, here are 18 fantastic tips from our contributors on becoming professionally independent! The post 18 Tips For Becoming Professionally Independent appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

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