Sometimes time is short but you have a large audience to which you can deliver your message. If you had to condense down the essence of your message into on 3 points or statements what would they be? (more…)
So you have lost your job and are trying to figure out what comes next. It doesn’t matter why it happened it’s all about what happens next. (more…)
It is important to understand the difference between setting a goal and having an expectation. When Kimanzi Constable wrote her first book, she had expectations of selling enough copies to quit her job. (more…)
Have you ever experienced any of the following:
People stop talking when you walk into the room?
Everyone but you goes out for drinks after work?
Is your boss checking up on you and your projects more frequently? (more…)
Why do you, as a leader, need a 360 evaluation? Because we are not very objective when it comes to evaluating ourselves. Most of the best leaders agree that it is important to get honest and anonymous feedback from the people they work with. No matter how tough it maybe to hear this feedback needs to be taken as an opportunity for growth and not considered a betrayal. You can not become a more effective leader if you do not address your short comings.
If you have never had a professional and complete 360 evaluation you should immediately consider engaging an outside company to perform one for you and your management team. Take the results seriously and use them to improve not only yourself but your company as well.
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Today’s job market is volatile to say the least. The best thing you can do to improve your career is to invest in yourself. In 1966 people with a college education expected that their knowledge would be obsolete in seven years. (more…)
This is a great article on how to get your new employee’s off on the right foot. It has been documented that most employees decided to stay or leave a company in the first 60 days. The onboarding of your new employee is critical to development immediate engagement and to give your company the best opportunity to retain them. (more…)
An alternative career plan could be a great benefit to you over your lifetime. Industries change and new opportunities arise. You need to be prepared to leverage the skills you have and add to them while you have a job. (more…)