Category Archives: Career

Make 2017 Your Team’s Best Year Yet

“My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other and the total was greater…

Find Your Dream Job in 2014!

Is 2014 the year for you to start your dream job? Are you ready to spring out of bed in the morning excited to go to work? It is possible…

I Was a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

It’s funny to think about the “old” me – running around in this sheep’s costume. It’s actually more distressing than funny. And it’s distressing because not only was I wearing…

Labor Day Thoughts

This Labor Day, let’s take a moment to reflect on the importance of the American worker. This national holiday was originally created to honor the achievements of American workers but…

Weekend and Workday Wisdom from Steve Jobs

Steve Job's 2005 commencement address to Standford's graduating class is as relevant today as it was then. If you watched it a few years ago, it's worth a second viewing….

One Rule For Living (and Working) Without Regret

Regret is a downer – plan and simple. Most of us try to avoid it as best we can. We associate regret with disappointment, unhappiness, grief, and heartbreak. Bronnie Ware’s…

Change Is Inevitable, How Do You Handle It?

Great Career Advice . . . But Is It Realistic?

Have you read the book or seen the 2006 movie “The Pursuit of Happyness?” Actor Will Smith portrays the life of Chris Gardner – a single-father with a rags-to-riches tale….

Mixed Signals – How to Stamp Out This Common Communication Barrier

Last week I gave a short talk about common communication barriers. Although the list I normally present to students in the organizational behavior class I teach contains nine points, I…

What Now? 3 Tips for New Graduates

The graduation parties have come and gone. The flurry of activities that were initiated in the wee hours of the night while cramming for finals and culminated at the cap…