Whether you are starting a new business or you're helping to run one that has been around for a long time, every day can bring new and unexpected challenges and dilemmas. When you add employees to the
LinkedIn is a powerful career development tool when you have a strategy for when and how to use it. To truly build and nurture your network, you need to interact with members on a daily or weekly basis.
Or, how not to be an asshole client. Whenever designers get together, we complain about difficult clients. At the same time, we love our clients. And, of course, we need our clients. Any collaboration
We get old when the weight of our memories and regrets starts to exceed that of our dreams. When it to comes to the topic of retirement, the old rules no longer apply. In 1935, when the Social Security
No matter what emotions you’re experiencing, there’s a way to channel them to project leadership. You’ve heard by now that you need to be “transparent” and “authentic” and to “bring your whole self” to
Sixteen months ago, I announced to my staff we were going to give a 35-hour workweek a trial run. For 90 days, we'd see if working seven hours per day (without a reduction in pay) had positive outcomes.
When it comes to setting the mood, Italy has so much more to offer than serenades along the canals of Venice. In fact, some of its most dreamy holiday destinations are little-known towns and villages,
Even once you have a destination in mind, the logistics of figuring out how to plan your trip can be a little stressful, right? There’s a lot of grunt work in figuring out how to make everything happen.
If you are an entrepreneur, of course you want to be successful. For some, success is measured strictly in dollars and cents. But for the majority of small business owners, success means that and much
• It is easy to use cliched language in a resume, which may give off a bad impression to prospective employers.• This can be avoided by using 'success verbs' in place of 'action verbs', and by implementing
One of the most popular techniques in interviewing today is the the use of behavioral questioning. It's when the interviewer asks you a series of open-ended questions designed to force you to give a detailed
We’re wired to read emails in a negative way. If you want to inspire people (rather than make them cringe), don’t use these phrases in your messages. No one likes a downer–especially not by email, a format
“The last 10 percent is always the hardest part,” a direct report once said as he invited me to share what I was truly thinking about his performance. Despite the open invitation, I found it hard to offer
Before starting my public relations and communications business, I focused more on my LinkedIn page than ever before in my 20-year career. Sure, my profile was always up to date, but I didn't make the
I’m as guilty as anyone. But it’s time to think harder about what we get mad about. After 100 years of the same thing, Lufthansa did something drastic. Horrible. Unthinkable. Did it beat up someone for
FOMO? Forget about it. Passport! Plane wing out of the window! Bikini selfie (#oohlala)! One of those “take my hand” photos (#blessed)! Holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa! Boba tea! Authentic paella!
Don’t fall prey to under or over-scheduling. When it comes to our daily schedule, most people fall into one of two camps: The over-scheduler: Their calendars look like a kindergartener’s finger painting.
Think about NASA. When I say NASA you might think exploration, innovation, ingenuity. NASA means something. It’s not just what NASA does that provides associations—it’s what NASA stands for, what it means.
It can be embarrassing when your boss shuts down your suggestions, but it’s not the end of your career. Your idea (you know, the one that you were convinced was genius) was just shot down by your boss,
Real estate giant Zillow scoured more than 32,000 photos from home listings to see how paint colors impacted average sales prices. What they found out may surprise you. It turns out homes with walls painted