The Right Way to Discuss Your Failures in a Job Interview

October 31 , 2016

In interviewing hundreds of people, I’ve found that the way a candidate answers one key question tells me more about them than any other. I'll usually wait until the candidate has relaxed somewhat and begins to open up. Then, about halfway through the interview, I'll ask, "What has been a moment...

Filed Under: Interview Advice, interview questions, Interviews, Personality, personality, psychology, Publishing

How to Spend the 1st Hour of the Day for Max Productivity

October 24 , 2016

Let's divide work into two categories.

Filed Under: morning, Cognitive Ability, Focus, Good Habits, good habits, monday, Productivity, productivity, routine

Communication is Key. Here's How to Tell if You're Good at It.

October 13 , 2016

Whether you regularly speak in public and write online, or you mostly express yourself over email, being a good communicator is part of every single job description. But how can you really know if it’s something you’re good at?Here are 17 questions that can help you identify whether you’re...

Filed Under: Communication, communication, Confidence, Good Habits, good habits, Professional Development, quick tips

How to Introduce Yourself in a Way That'll Make People Care Who You Are

October 03 , 2016

Like you, I attend my fair share of meetings. As a consultant, I’m often meeting with people I’ve only laid eyes on for the first time just moments before and, almost always, I’m asked to introduce myself to them.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, Communication, communication, Confidence, good habits, introductions, professional relationships, Quick Tips, quick tips