A Hand Placing Block That Says "Trust" in a wood block wall. "Building Trust At Work"

The One Step Guide To Building Trust At Work

A reputation for integrity and trustworthiness is worth whatever it may cost to build it. Integrity can make or break your career.  Building trust at work makes you more likely to be promoted, motivates your peers and subordinates to follow you, and helps you stand out from the crowd.  Conversely, break trust (even once) by … Read more

Woman packing up belongings in her office after being laid off

5 Tips For Surviving A Layoff

Whether it’s “your fault” or not, being let go can be a traumatic experience.  It invariably produces emotions ranging from disbelief and rage to guilt, shame, and depression. It can create financial stress, which often leads to serious anxiety and conflicts within families.  And the sense of uncertainty and loss of control that goes with … Read more

Mature Businessman With Chin on Hand Pondering Self-Awareness in Business

How To Develop Self-Awareness In Business (Yes, It Matters!)

A business friend of mine named Garret once played a mischievous trick on his employees. He pulled out their resumes from his file and made a few changes to them.  He altered the employees’ names, the names of the companies they’d worked for, and other details that would identify each employee. At the next staff … Read more

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3 Key Benefits of Executive Coaching That Can Change Your Career

It’s exciting to once again be entering a new year and a fresh start (although I’m a little concerned about a year that sounds like “2020 Won”). A new year always feels like a chance for positive change.  I’m not talking about grandiose New Year’s resolutions (although those are all well and good). Instead, I’m … Read more

11 Benefits Of Being A CEO

Go For The Top Job: 11 Benefits Of Being A CEO

Every organization needs a leader. Motorcycle gangs have (officially and unofficially) designated leaders, as do Red Cross workers. Children on school playgrounds follow the leader. Even dogs follow a leader of their pack. In business, you have lots of leaders (Manager, VP, CFO, etc.) but the “top dog” above them all is the CEO. At … Read more

Be Unstoppable: The Importance Of Persistence In Business

Be Unstoppable: The Importance of Persistence In Business

In life there are few things you can control. You can view that fact with anxiety or with exhilaration knowing that the unpredictability and uncertainty are what make life fun.  Still, the unpredictability of life doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take ownership of what you can in your career. If anything, it means you should be … Read more