photo courtesy of inc.com Network, Network, Network ……… One of the biggest career mistakes we all make is that we either don’t build our network or worse, we neglect our networks. As you head out, think about the opportunities to make connections both socially and professionally because your network is more than 97% likely … More It’s New Years Eve, You’re Headed Out But Hang On, It’s a Great Opportunity to……
I was just reading yet another article that focused on work behavior of Millennials that really could have been written in 1995 or even 1965 for that matter. I think as writers, coaches, and mentors we have a tendency to get so deep into a project that we overlook the big picture. We lose perspective on … More Millennial this, Millennial that ….. Just a Boomer in Sheep’s Clothing
I often get a chuckle about the 24 and 25 year old broadcast journalists complaining about getting up literally in the middle of the night to be on camera at 4am. Yeah, it ain’t fun but it also isn’t going in to make donuts either. We all have had to “Embrace the Suck” at some … More Embrace the Suck. Getting Comfortable being Uncomfortable.
It’s #tbt and seems appropriate to ask the same thing David Bryne did in “Once in a Lifetime”. Looking back the past year, or even further, there were some career signals or signs that you probably missed, ignored or blew right through. Now is a terrific time to think about 2017 and beyond. See my … More “Well, How Did I Get Here?”
Today’s #WednesdayWisdom is from Dr. Seuss. Today’s post comes from an article earlier this year and seems very applicable to what will be an ever changing 2017 landscape. We can’t continually look back, we need to anticipate and move forward. Uh Oh! My Contract’s Not Being Renewed!! About a year or so out from the end … More “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
Heading into the end of the year, it’s time to bring a number of tips and trends together into a single place to help coach the 2017 job seeker. Whether you are looking for your first job out of school or you have had a rewarding 25 year career and you need a change, you … More Time For A Career Breakout? The Manual To Managing Your Career in 2017
Mr CEO, Do You Have The Energy To Lead and Win? I put a lot of effort into living by attributes that I believe are foundational for every successful executive and senior manager. Business author Patrick Lencioni speaks and writes about the ‘Extraordinary Executive’ and the three things he looks for when recruiting future leaders. … More The Fit Executive Starts on the Inside. My Journey from Fat to Fit.
today’s #WednesdayWisdom comes from film and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn who also said “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” Below is my take on making “you possible” with help from friend Dr Julie Gurner and Wild Creations co-founder, Rhett Power. There are a number of things that can turn the … More Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!
My son was graduating from Mizzou and he began to explore companies and opportunities. He was looking for advice from Dad and came to me looking for some direction on where/how to find the right role, company and location. Well, the role and company discussion was too long to print here but the location question … More Contract up? Need a change? The ‘Smile States’ are where it’s at!
Mike McNamara President / VP | Founder | Exec Sales Marketing | Multi Media & Biz Coach and Mentor | FitFluential and Brand Ambassador The gift of having a rich career filled with many different roles in a number of industries is perspective and vision with a lot of data points. Couple that with robust coaching … More Doubt Kills More Dreams Than Failure Ever Will.