Mentor: Someone whose hindsight can become your foresight. – Anonymous Having a mentor can make it much easier to be successful in work or in life. Knowing how to pick out a mentor can help you make the most of that helpful relationship. Here are some important qualities to look for in an advisor, and [...]
Upgrade Your Skills
I can’t tell you how many coaching conversations I have had with super-achievers who think that working through their lunches and eating at their desks, routinely, is the way they will get ahead. I challenge them to “think again.” While getting the work done, accomplishing the task, achieving the goal is critical to a person’s [...]
Guest post by workplace productivity expert, Marsha Egan. We must all focus on recession-proofing our careers. Many are worried about their jobs, but most don’t do anything about it. Instead of sticking their heads in the sand, people need to make sure they’re brushing up on their skills so that, even with so many cutbacks [...]
Looking for an opportunity to advance your career? Being part of a group project is one way to get more visibility, grow your professional network, and find an opportunity to lead.
Guest Post by Marsha Egan Whether it is standing in front of the mirror rehearsing a speech, recording yourself for a presentation or performing in the living room for your family; we all want positive feedback and praise. But what about the feedback we don’t want to hear, but often times need to hear. The bottom [...]