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Are your online meetings successful? Is your concentration
slipping? Today’s world provides many distractions that can
cause you to lose focus or concentration. Many articles have been
written about the electronic technology that disrupts normal
Do you lose focus in online meetings?
My business model is a live and interactive process for writing
and coaching frequently conducte...
One of the biggest career obstacles is understanding and
practicing the key success factors that will help you maximize your
career goals. Making a difference in your company and industry as
well as becoming a motivating force in your workplace will help you
bring it to the next level. Managing to enjoy your job and make an
impact at the same time requires a drive and commitment that takes
I believe every individual can decide how they want to make
money and how they don’t. I make money mainly by giving
speeches, consulting, writing books and through my business
partnership at Future Workplace. I don’t make money by
exchanging my time to coach others on the art of personal branding,
yet that channel has been available to me for nearly a decade. I
used to do it but decide...
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My performance review is coming up in a few weeks and I would
like to ask you a question about something that has me ill at ease.
Last week my boss asked me if I would fill out a ‘self
assessment," which is basically filling out my own performance
review. I have never done this before and I'm not sure what I
What is the purpose? Isn't my supervisor supposed to be doing ...
Have you ever been asked to describe your ideal work
environment? What do they want to hear? What if I describe
something that they cannot provide? Isn't this a no-win
As I have indicated in prior "gut wrenchers" articles, when in
doubt, tell the truth. What a concept! Actually, that is what you
should do. The reason so many people find questions like these so
difficult is because they d...
Negotiation is a give-and-take process until an eventual
agreement is reached between two or more parties. To understand the
art of negotiation, a jobseeker must understand that it is a give
process as much as it is a receiving process. Look at the
proposition from the side of your employer. When faced with such a
proposition, your superior will ask himself the reasons you're
deserving of more and...
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Millions of people feel stuck in a rut every year and turn to
education to get the job they want. But, as they say, knowing your
destination is critical before you start your journey. This is
particularly true with continuing education. Choosing the right
degree program is highly dependent on what career you want to
The first step in a career transition, using education as the
doorway of o...
How can you be a Harvard student without walking through Harvard
Yard on your way to class? Can you get an education from Columbia
without walking down the famed steps in front of Low Memorial
With online learning becoming an increasingly integral method
for how schools deliver education to its students (many of whom
earn entire degrees without ever stepping foot into a classroom),
Q: I am at a crossroads. I'm 32 years old this year. I have an
MBA. I have been with my company for the past 7 years. I started
mid-level upon graduation from school and have quickly moved among
the ranks, to a senior level position, within the department.
I love my job. I love my coworkers. I work hard, but my work
comes easy. I do not feel challenged. Some days the comfort and
ease of the work i...