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  • Job Getting You Down? Call Time-Out
    by Carole Kanchier - August 14, 2017
    Tom was approaching 30 and he wanted to step off the treadmill, but to do what? He needed time to rethink his goals. Tom and his wife, Elva, decided on a moratorium -- a time-out from responsibilities and commitments. They sold everything and bought a van. 'But you're giving up everything. ... What will you do when you come back?' everyone cried. After driving throughout North America, they settled in a small town....
  • Managing Millennals Q&A: Why Don't Young Professionals Want To Talk On The Phone?
    by Lindsey Pollak - August 14, 2017
    Note to readers: This is the fifth post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Are Employees Late?about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and millennial managers!). I hope the advice I share is helpful...
  • The Top 5 Reasons People Don't Make The Changes They Long For
    by Kathy Caprino - August 14, 2017
    Just this week, I worked with a client who, despite her efforts to build a new career path, hasn’t been able to achieve — or even move one step towards — her ultimate goals. We analyzed what’s in the way, and why the process of change towards what she’s dreamed of for herself just hasn’t gotten off the ground. Our conversation got me thinking about this: Why do so many thousands of peo...
  • Defining Career Success
    by Debra Wheatman - August 11, 2017
    Each year, publications such as U.S. News & World Reports publish lists of the “best” colleges and universities in the U.S. Families are looking at significant investment in higher education, so it makes sense that they would want their children to have the best possible educational experience. As news of rising college costs continues to dominate the media, many so-called experts are offering incoming students...
  • Saying "No" Helps Train the Recipient What "Yes" Looks Like
    by Kris Dunn - August 11, 2017
    If there's a big problem in corporate America, it's that we say 'Yes' too much at times. Yes to that request.. Yes, I can help you.. Yes, I'd be happy to be part of your project team... Yes, your response to my request is fine... There's a whole lot of yes going around. The problem? Only about 1/2 of the 'yes' responses are followed up with action that is representative of all of us living up t...
  • Does Flexwork Decrease Productivity?
    by Alexandra Levit - August 10, 2017
    Does giving employees the freedom to do tasks in their own way actually decrease their productivity? Harvard Business School investigates. In the interest of productivity, some organizations have a predetermined scheduling policy, requiring that tasks be completed in a particular order. For example, we’ve talked about citizen development a lot on the Fast Track, and low code application development may indeed be one o...
  • Level Up Your Personal Branding
    by Rosa Elizabeth Vargas - August 10, 2017
    Taking control of what recruiters and hiring authorities find when they search for your name online isn’t just smart — but critical in today’s digital and global job search landscape. So, what have you done to steer your online image the right way? We'll, let's see... #1 You are probably on LinkedIn. Yes? Great. No? #2 You have a Facebook account. Good! Maybe. Be careful with what...
  • On-The-Job Success; Influence vs. Authority
    by Georgia Adamson - August 10, 2017
    Can you exert a positive influence over your work environment and career prospects even if you don’t hold a senior management or executive position? Does holding such a position give you both authority and influence? Good questions! First of all, what’s the difference between the two terms or concepts? “Authority is a social, political and business structure that grants an individual rights to make decisio...
  • 3 Ways to Make a Huge Impact at Work!
    by Marshall Goldsmith - August 9, 2017
    In a recent interview with highly respected Conversational Intelligence®, We-centric Leadership, Neuro-Innovation expert and Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coach winner, Judith Glaser, Judith asked me to share the advice Peter Drucker (Father of Modern Management) gave me about how to impact decision makers. You’ll find this great advice in the short excerpt from our interview below! JG: Marshall, you had many opportuniti...
  • Hack Your Brain to Become A Better Leader
    by Steve Farber - August 9, 2017
    The entrepreneur’s brain at times can resemble the grand finale of a million-dollar fireworks show. Music’s blaring and things are blowing up all over the place. And while it’s pretty and entertaining, it’s also out of control, hard to follow, and a bit exhausting. It’s easy during these times for leaders to end up mentally drained and emotionally overwhelmed by the high-speed, explosive challe...