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When you go to a job interview, you get the chance to meet with the people you will potentially be working with and have an idea of the culture of the company. Therefore, it is very important to work with coworkers that you can connect with since you will be spending time with them at … Read the Rest →
Twice each year, I give a personal branding boot camp on campus at UCLA. The single hardest part of camp will be helping each participant appreciate themselves. Appreciating yourself is a weird concept for most people. We are used to talking about our strengths and weaknesses. We are comfortable talking about our hard and soft … Read the Rest →
For our readers in the U.S. and Canada, Happy Labor/Labour Day!
For many small business owners, it’s time to get back to business.
The summertime can be overwhelming. Juggling kid’s, activities and family reunions/vacations and still be accessible to clients, can take its toll on even the most driven entrepreneurs.
Let’s get back to business!… Read the Rest →
Long-term success is contingent on continual improvement.
There are manifold continuous improvement strategies from the Japanese Kaizen to Six Sigma to personal self-reflection and meditation.
Most improvement strategies rely on identifying mistakes and taking action to ensure those mistakes are corrected and not repeated.
Some of the most successful people espouse the “fail fast, fail … Read the Rest →
Indispensable leaders make employees better, they drive revenue and maintain a sense of optimism around the office.
They understand that each day of leading is a challenge and embrace the hurdles they encounter rather than circumvent those obstacles.
These are the individuals who accept full responsibility for the performance of their people. They embrace the … Read the Rest →
Do You Have a Plan B for Your Career?
You have probably been told that you should have a Plan B. What if something does not work out?
How about having a Plan B for your career?
I entered the job market in the 1970s when I expected to work for one employer for most … Read the Rest →