Think Grammar Doesn't Matter? It Could Be Holding You Back From a Promotion

May 28 , 2015

Many people think that once they leave school, they don't need to worry about grammar. In the real world, most people will just figure out what you mean ... right?

Filed Under: Career Advice, Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, Feedback, Insights, insights, Uncategorized

5 Ways to Lead in Challenging Times

May 25 , 2015

What do leaders do when their stock price has dropped 75 percent and it's their job to get it back up? What should leaders think when the thrilling vision they had for the future has been clouded by economic uncertainty? How do leaders get inspired when their employees are dejected, worried, and...

Filed Under: Career Advice, inspiration, Inspiration, Leadership, Your Career, your career

4 Steps to Get to Success by Destroying Your Inner Critic

May 21 , 2015

Have you ever remained silent in a meeting because you were afraid of saying something stupid or have you ever talked a lot in a meeting without really saying anything because you were afraid of being irrelevant? Do you know who made you do that? Well, I have a pretty good guess at who was...

Filed Under: Good Habits, good habits, Self Reflection, Success, success, Your Career, your career

Unemployment at 7-Year Low: Much Work to Do

May 18 , 2015

The job market recovered in April after getting roughed up in March. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said 223,000 new jobs were added last month, matching consensus estimates. As it turns out, March was worse than initially reported-only

Filed Under: Feedback, Hiring, hiring, Job Search, job search, Layoffs, layoffs

12 Ways Women Unknowingly Sabotage Their Success

May 14 , 2015

Did you think the glass ceiling was a relic of the past? Not so much.

Filed Under: insights, Professional Women, Risk, Success, success

The Surprising Truth About the Perfect Brainstorm

May 11 , 2015

My article on brainstorming sessions that make people crazy generated a lot of requests for tips to make brainstorming effective. If you follow this guide, not only will you save the sanity of your team, you may also produce some innovative new ideas that could catapult your company. Here are seven...

Filed Under: Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, ideas, Insights, insights, Quick Tips, quick tips

Modern Etiquette: Proper Protocol When Leaving a Job

May 07 , 2015

(Reuters) - According to a fall 2014 report from the U.S. Department of Labor, more American workers are on the move than ever before.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, Good Habits, good habits, Quick Tips, quick tips

Procrastinating? 3 Ways to Find Motivation for Your Work

May 04 , 2015

Is the fire in the belly you once felt for your work a flickering flame? Are you avoiding the next task on your list? It can happen to all of us. It could be you need a change in career. More likely it could mean you've simply lost touch with what energizes you about your role now. I know the...

Filed Under: ambition, Best Advice, best advice, motivation, procrastination