Six Books In Six Weeks: Business Book Reviews For 2019 (So Far)

– Posted in: book review

One of my favorite side benefits of blogging on career and business is getting advance copies of business books. I regularly receive professional development, self-improvement and business books. Authors and their publicists send me these, hoping for coverage. I welcome the pitches to stay on top of new resources that can potentially benefit my readers. [...]

10 Inspiring Quotes On Mentorship

– Posted in: motivation

January is National Mentorship Month. If you haven’t yet had a mentor of your own, I highly recommend it! Mentorship is excellent support for career-building, and you can follow these 10 tips for getting the most out of a mentor relationship. As we wrap up National Mentorship Month, here are 10 of my favorite quotes [...]

Stop Playing The Comparison Game! Five Good Habits To Adopt Instead Of Competing With Others

– Posted in: motivation

The other day I found myself sucked into the social media abyss and playing the comparison game. You know the game I’m referring to – where you look at all the cool things your former colleagues and/or classmates are up to and how much further ahead they are than you in their careers, businesses, finances, [...]

Troubleshoot Your Job Search — New Webinar On Tuesday, February 12

– Posted in: Upcoming Event

An experienced professional came to me with a conundrum. He had an amazing resume – top universities, brand-name employers, impressive career progress. He landed a lot of meetings, and networking contacts always returned his calls. However, after several busy months talking to dozens of people in his target sector, he still didn’t have a job. [...]

10 Inspirational Quotes On Giving

– Posted in: motivation

Before we forget all about the holiday spirit of giving and rush back into the busyness of a new year, here are 10 inspirational quotes on giving: Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.  – Eleanor Roosevelt The secret is:  Never wait for someone else to give [...]

Two Real-Life Stories Of Looking For A Job Under Pressure – What To Do And What To Avoid

– Posted in: Success Stories, time management

When GM announced it was laying off 15% of its workforce, I thought of the laid off workers now looking for a job under pressure. Even without a layoff ramping up the anxiety, the job search carries enough pressure. A job search already tests your resilience with its ups and downs and tests your nerves [...]