The best advice that exists regarding making a career choice is to make sure you really do your homework and research before jumping into a career. We all too often look at the more superficial aspects to a career and think we know all there is to know about it just by what we observe. [...]
I think that many people when they see something about leadership or being a leader automatically dismiss it as not pertaining to them. After all, if they aren’t a manager or don’t intend to manage, the information really doesn’t have anything for them to pay attention to, right? No, not necessarily.
Leadership skills are something that [...]
Integrity sometimes sounds stiff and kind of esoteric yet there are aspects to it that are so critical to your success that it bears pointing out – repeatedly. Integrity can make or break your career which makes it well worth paying attention to.
In the world of work the primary thing we trade off of daily [...]
Most of us are extremely proud of our problem solving prowess. As our experience has grown, so has our ability to solve increasingly complex business issues. We can see around the next corner. It’s a very satisfying skill to have.
Yet, all too often we seem to retreat when we face the issue of a problem [...]
If you are managing people, you know how tough it can be. You’re balancing the business goals and the demands of your job, along with the people you’re responsible for. You know the jokes about bad bosses and quite frankly, you haven’t given any thought about whether or not that might be you.
Countless people in [...]
To make sure we’re on the same page about an incompetent boss and not just a way to be nasty about your bad boss, let’s be clear. An incompetent person is someone who is functionally inadequate and/or lacks sufficient knowledge, skills, judgment or strength. If your boss is such, then he or she is incompetent. [...]
There are so many ways to contribute to society and you may be very passionate about being a community leader. As a student, it can become quite a balancing act…but it is possible to find your balance by keeping a strategic, well thought out schedule. You may even find that you can utilize ideas from [...]