What do successful people all have in common? They’ve asked for help from someone that’s been where they want to go. They’ve had mentors.
Most of us think we’re good drivers. Spend any time on the highway and you’ll see this just can’t be true. Is being an “A” Player kinda like that?
Are you an “A” Player? How do you know? If you want to become one here’s how…
From the archives…
I wrote this post in January of 2021 when I set a goal to write a blog post each week for a year. I made it 50 weeks. Effort: check. I thought I could get to 1,000 subscribers. Result: unchecked.
I’m not there…yet. How about you with your 2021 goal(s)? If you aren’t there yet, let’s re-up and go another lap around the sun.
The greatest benefit I got out of college was figuring out exactly what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. SIKE! In fairness, I got plenty out of higher education, but I can’t say career clarity was tops on the list. Here are three lessons I’ve learned since graduation day that can help if you’re just starting out.
Got a job but lookin? You aren’t alone. U.S. workers are leaving their jobs for more money, more flexibility, more happiness. But before you go dancing in the streets, heed this warning…
I spend most of my day in meetings and talking on the phone. How about you?
There are repeatable elements to a great meeting: Have an agenda, take notes, assign action items, instill accountability. All of that stuff is good.
But none of it is better than a piece of advice I received early in my career. I call it the golden rule of meetings.
Stuck in the middle? Here are 3 key behaviors that Executives repeatedly make that Middle Managers don’t. Use them and you might just get more than legroom.
If you feel like you are constantly giving your days away to other people’s requests, remember we can own the night.
Check out my 2 Tips For Working Late.
Back in January, I wrote that the most powerful word in goal setting is the word “yet.” If you haven’t reached your goal yet, then good news. You’re like the rest of us.
Like Christmas in July, let’s take a mid-year reset. That January version of ourselves is still out there waiting for us.
One day a C-level mentor and one of the hardest workers I know said to me “My productivity is actually motivated by extreme laziness. Believe it or not, I’m a very lazy person.”
Could it really be? I thought. How is this possible?
The comment disturbed me. Then I realized, what if our definition of productivity is all wrong?