Don't Bring Your Boss Only One Solution To A Problem

June 29 , 2015

Imagine you discover a significant problem at work; the kind you need approval from your boss to solve. So you work up a proposal, bring it to your boss, and wait for approval. You’re a problem solver, and that’s what problem solvers do, right? You find a problem and generate a solution.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice. quick tips, Career Advice, Good Habits, good habits, Quick Tips

No More Worry and Stress: Five Effective Strategies

June 25 , 2015

In my last month’s blog, I spoke about happiness and challenged you to take the “happiness challenge.” One of the biggest obstacles to happiness is stress and worry. We all have some stress and worry in our lives. Some stress and worry can be helpful in our daily functioning.  However, when stress...

Filed Under: Career Advice, Strategy, stress, Stress, worry

10 Top Trends Driving The Future Of Marketing

June 22 , 2015

Marketers are constantly looking into the future, trying to predict the next big trend, be it for their brands or their clients. Naturally, marketers are preoccupied with questions like: What is the next big campaign? How can we turn our client into the “next big thing”? What is the next hot trend...

Filed Under: creativity, innovation, Innovation, marketing, trends

7 Job Interview Habits of Super Persuasive People

June 18 , 2015

A job interview is an opportunity to sell yourself. It is your opportunity to prove to the interviewer that you possess the skills necessary to take the company forward and that you are someone who can be trusted.

Filed Under: Confidence, Job Search, job search, Recruiting & Hiring, recruiting & hiring, Your Career, your career

20 Things Your Boss Will Love To Hear and Why

June 15 , 2015

Looking to make a good impression with a new boss or improve your relationship with your current manager? Try adding a few of these powerful phrases into your conversations. You can easily improve your standing with your boss without being insincere or being thought a brown-noser.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Career Advice, Good Habits, good habits, Quick Tips, Rational Thought, rational thought

Why Culture Matters More Than Goals

June 08 , 2015

What's the culture of your organization? Is it an environment where things get done on time, every time? Or are deadlines more flexible? Do you believe in having fun, or is it more serious?

Filed Under: Career Advice, company culture, Goals, goals, Insights, insights

Is It Ever OK to Yell at Work?

June 04 , 2015

I was recently interviewed by the Huffington Post for a story that had been prompted by reports that Steve Jobs had yelled at Apple CEO Tim Cook 4-5 times during their working career. Emily Peck, the Huffington Post’s Executive Business Editor, wanted to explore whether or not it was ever OK to...

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Good Habits, good habits, Insights, insights, Office Politics, office politics

How Your Facial Expressions at Work Can Hurt Your Career

June 01 , 2015

What’s the first thing you notice about a person? It’s generally their facial expression. And when you meet someone for the first time, you’re likely to remember if they greeted you with a big grin or a disappointing sulk. First impressions do matter, and your facial expressions can affect how...

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Career Advice, Personality, personality, Quick Tips, quick tips