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What's Your Number One Goal?

How establishing your top priority builds a framework for success in your work and personal life.

Remember When Facebook Was Banned at the Office? Meet Facebook at Work

Will a familiar interface entice employees to get more active in workplace social networks?

The Massive Cost of the Fizzled Blizzard

Cities in the Northeast cost themselves hundreds of millions in economic activity by shutting down.

What Does My Employer Expect When we Have a Snow Day?

Elaine Varelas offers insight into what an employer may expect when closing the office due to bad weather.

Why GoDaddy Pulled Its Super Bowl Ad at the 11th Hour

The Web hosing business has once again found itself in hot water for its Super Bowl ad, this time, for its portrayal of--puppies.

Three Changes to Improve the Lives of Low Income and Middle Class Families

On January 20, 2015, President Obama laid out what I think are three things that can make a difference in the lives of low income and middle class workers. 1. Child Care There is a need now more than ever for affordable child care, especially since in many homes both parents are in the workforce. […]

Entertainment Break

The trailers for: "Mortdecai" "Jurassic World" "Woman in Gold" "A Little Chaos" "Knight of Cups" "Ex_Machina"

What a Study of 14,000 Businesses Reveals About How You Should Spend Your Time

You've heard that you need to be "close to the customer", but a new study reveals founders should actually keep their distance in order to maximize the value of their company.

5 Tips to Improve Your Relationship with Your Micromanaging Boss

Ideally, your boss would give you general guidance when you needed it, answer questions when you have them, and give you a nice year end bonus. But, unfortunately, that’s not how many managers operate. Sometimes you can end up with a micromanaging boss who is constantly looking over your shoulder, driving you nuts. Most micromanaging bosses […]

Want To Get Hired? Avoid These 10 Resume Buzzwords On LinkedIn

Looking for a job? So are zillions of other people, and according to LinkedIn, they’re all using the same boring lingo on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. That means if you’re one of the zillions using similar language, you don’t...Show More Summary

Running Disney

To illustrate the company’s hard line about performance, Cockerell recalls once asking his grandson, who worked at Disney last summer, what he learned on a particular day. The answer: If you’re one minute late for work, you have to go home. Read the rest of the Fast Company article here.

10 Inside Tips for Nailing Your First Board Presentation

Presenting at your first board meeting? Don’t sweat it. These tips will make your first presentation a breeze -- all you need is a little preparation. The post 10 Inside Tips for Nailing Your First Board Presentation appeared first on Brazen Life.

Random Thoughts

Individuals and organizations are often reluctant to do the things which will achieve their greatest desire. When problems make you want to withdraw from the world, usually the best strategy is to engage. Take any week and someone you know will really need your help. Show More Summary

Season 3, Episode 3: The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Person [Podcast]

6 Steps for Resolving Poor Hiring Decisions. Welcome to Season 3, Episode 3 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the best way to handle the firing and layoff process. Letting someone go from your organization is hard. In fact, it should be. But sometimes it’s necessary, and it’s there a simple, six-step […]

Are You In The Right Profession?

As a career coach, at times I am being asked for advice, whether the person is a good fit for what they do professionally or want to do in the future? Often I refer such a case to my business partner who is a well-qualified and veryShow More Summary

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