When I quit my job, on the cusp of a landmark birthday (MYOB), I said to myself and others, "If I'm going to work this hard, I'm going to work for myself!" My work ethic is pretty simple: "Tell me what you want done and I'll get it done, no … [Read more...] about How to deal with the biggest challenges of being self-employed
Do you want to bring more success into your life? Don’t we all? Success isn’t something that happens by, like a bus following a printed schedule. Success – the best kind – is something that you’ve earned for yourself. Some people they feel … [Read more...] about How do you measure success?
Career coaching for success is something that can pay big dividends for anyone -- college graduates who are looking for their first professional position, those who are in mid-career (and mid-life) -- and maybe especially for those who have lost … [Read more...] about Career coaching for success: Are you ready?
I set off a firestorm recently when I posted on social media the fact that office workers are interrupted on average every 3 minutes. Yes. Every 3 minutes. What I didn’t expect to hear is that you, the boss, are the biggest transgressor. When I … [Read more...] about Memo to the boss: Back off!
It happens to every one of us – someone says or does something and we are left speechless, caught flat-footed with absolutely no idea how to respond. Case in point: One day several years ago, I dined with my mom, who was visiting from Minnesota, … [Read more...] about What to say when you’re speechless
Great news! People are still reading books. Not only that, but they have some great recommendations for your 2017 reading list. Virtually every genre is represented here, so read something you haven’t read before and mark off “do something new and … [Read more...] about Must-read books for 2017