Paul Tieger’s book Do What You Are is my favorite career coaching book. This infographic is courtesy of Business Insider.
Your energy level is part of your personal brand, along with your appearance and confidence. If you could find a fix that improved your posture, amped up your energy level, made your confidence skyrocket and took years off your appearance, would you buy it? Maybe? What if it were free? Heck yes – sign me up.
I’m not sure you should send a handwritten thank you after your interview. I know that the formal thank you note has been the gold standard for classy candidates for the past several decades, but like the phone book, I think of it as an idea whose time may have passed. Here are 5 reasons why.
Hwang uses the metaphor of the rainforest to talk about innovation and creativity, and he starts by comparing it to the plantation, where crops are raised like a business.
Wouldn’t it be great to be a supervisor who could ferret out the truth in all those “he said, she said” situations? Wouldn’t you love to know for sure whether your teenager is telling the truth about where she was last night?
Leaving a position, even one you love, is a difficult and sometimes emotional event.
Scheduling meetings with a number of participants can be maddening. Someone proposes several dates and participants chime in as the email correspondence multiplies with “reply all.” Emails cross, people change their availability, and it turns into a logistical nightmare for the hapless organizer.
The key to not losing things? Habit, habit, habit. Most items get lost because we don’t have a system for storing them every day.
We live in a world that is literally “first come, first served.” Gone are the days when people patiently waited to build their business – or their career – from the ground up. Today, we want quick results; we don’t want to sit around and wait patiently. It is no secret that in this fast-paced world, “time is money.”
Grant writes “Being a Giver who enjoys helping others can be inefficient in the short run but surprisingly productive in the long run.”