I have a glamorous travel journalist friend who once let me tag along with her on assignment to the Galapagos Islands. This was before marriage. Before kids. Before having more than a couple of employees. I was always game for such adventures. Fast forward to now. I’m reading a “Magic School Bus” book about the […]
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When you boil it down, networking is having relationships. Having friends. Then why does the very concept make most of us FEEL uncomfortable? So icky. Are you cringing a little, right now, just thinking about it? For this, you can thank your Social Survival Mammoth. This guy kept popping up, relentlessly, in my mind while […]
Anyone who claims they aren’t emotional about work is lying. Rather than ignore it, romance your career! It will love you back with the things you want.
The Magic Email from the book Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It by Chris Voss, really works. About the book itself: An ex-FBI international kidnapping negotiator opens each chapter with a crazy-but-true hostage negotiation story. Then he takes whatever tactic was used and applies it to regular life. You […]
“How to Care Less About Work (and Why)” is an eye-opening guest post from Corrie Shanahan, the author of Do it, Mean it, Be it. The Keys to Achieve Success, Happiness and Everything You Deserve at Work and in Life (Career Press). I was speaking recently at a large financial institution that operates in Latin […]
I gathered these inspirational career quotes from some of my favorite thinkers to motivate and support you in digging deep. I hope these career quotes help you figure out your next right step, whether that’s making a plan to ask for the flexibility and pay you deserve, or just finding a way to participate in a more meaningful project.
I played softball from the age of four. You needed to be five. My parents lied about my birthday so I could be with the five-year-olds while my older sister played on the big kid team. You would think anyone who does anything from the age of four is bound to be some sort of […]
So many of my clients and I share one thing in common, we are incredibly hard on ourselves. Raise your hand if you are a high achiever with perfectionist tendencies. (Guilty). We tend to disregard all the amazing things we have done as being no big deal. Then we focus exclusively on what we haven’t […]