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You have to continue to differentiate yourself at each stage in your career. Regardless of your age, at every point in your life, there is a younger person eager to step into your job. If you are 30 years old, there is an impatient 20-something coming up on … Read the Rest →
In the modern world that we live in, talented and highly skilled people are everywhere. It is slowly becoming the new norm for companies to hire people from other cities and sometimes other countries. Although having remote employees and managing a remote team have its own challenges, when managed successfully, it may save your company … Read the Rest →
Everything I write in any of my books or blogs is for naught if you don’t get the job that you are paid to do successfully completed—and more. It doesn’t impress bosses at all if you just do what is required.
Stellar work is your personal wealth: your worldly goods, trust fund, gold stash, life … Read the Rest →
If you are willing to consistently persevere, no person, outside force, current circumstance, or future obstacle can keep you from your destiny. If that means following up with some opportunity 4 times or 14, you need to do it. Now, you also need not be tedious, irritating, or bothersome, but you can be creative. Experts … Read the Rest →
Maybe you are fortunate enough to be making a living in the arena of your choosing. Pro golfers come to mind, as do most any other professional athletes. These people have gotten so good at their obsession that they get to earn money for doing it.
Despite our weekend warrior talent, few of us will … Read the Rest →
In a few years, a new generation, Gen Z, will take over the work force. Unlike any other generation, this generation was born with technology so they are true digital natives. They can do many things in seconds using their phones such as editing a document, buying a plane ticket, taking photos and videos and … Read the Rest →
The tides of time are changing, and recent communications reflect the reality. People employed are seriously considering going out on their own, and those who once enjoyed being self-employed are now re-thinking the cumbersome effort. Stress and sleepless nights seem to be affecting many. Unfortunately, the lack of sleep adds to the burden, and worse … Read the Rest →
The question arose whether a Hiring Manager should select extroverted or introverted salespeople who interview. There isn’t a definitive answer to the question, because it’s the wrong question to be asked. There are far better indicators that will reveal the potential each candidate may bring to the company.
Before any interview takes place, it … Read the Rest →
A few years ago one of my colleagues at Microsoft used to say this all the time.
“Working my plan.”
He said it matter-of-factly and without much fanfare.
This is what he would say every time someone asked him:How’s it going? What’s going on? Or, What are you working on?
Initially I thought this … Read the Rest →