dan heath

Motivational Tricks

– Posted in: career coaching, life coaching, resource recommendation

In the current issue of Fast Company, Dan and Chip Heath sell the benefits of smaller goals: http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/133/made-to-stick-time-to-aim-lower.html They talk about starting a one-minute exercise program or a five-minute decluttering project. There is definitely a place for this, and I will sometimes tell my career coaching clients to make one networking call per week or [...]

Dan and Chip Heath's Kill The Slogans Idea Good For Jobseekers Too

– Posted in: career coaching, resource recommendation

http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/131/made-to-stick-kill-the-slogans-dead.html In Dan and Chip Heath's latest column for Fast Company they espouse the benefit of speaking in plain English and not trying to do something too clever a la the slogan variety.  I wholeheartedly agree; this advice relates to the jobseeker as well. Many candidates worry that their resume isn't catchy, that their interview [...]