It’s New Years Eve, You’re Headed Out But Hang On, It’s a Great Opportunity to……

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……

Millennial this, Millennial that ….. Just a Boomer in Sheep’s Clothing

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

Embrace the Suck. Getting Comfortable being Uncomfortable.

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.

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

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.”

Time For A Career Breakout? The Manual To Managing Your Career in 2017

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

The Fit Executive Starts on the Inside. My Journey from Fat to Fit.

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.