Stop Looking for Perfect When we are young, we dream of what our lives will become. We see our careers as a straight line on progressive advancement with each job complete with a boss who nurtures our potential and co-workers who both recognize and respect our talents. We see a spouse and a couple of … Continue reading Stop Looking for Perfect
What does a daily ritual for jobseekers look like? Earlier this year I talked at length about why’d you’d want to create a daily ritual, but I did not spell out exactly what one would look like. Hopefully I have convinced you of the former as I am about to deliver the latter. Here are … Continue reading What does a daily ritual for jobseekers look like?
It's a tired and old cliche that everyone hates Mondays. No one particularly likes when that alarm goes off after a couple days of being able to sleep in. No one loves their commute to work. And most people would rather be fishing, on a beach, playing tennis or just on the couch with Netflix … Continue reading Making the Most of Mondays
Everyone makes mistakes. It is part of being human. Sometime they are simple, small and relatively inconsequential. Other times they are big and fairly monumental. We make them when we are young, and despite the acquired wisdom of age, we make them when we are old. Regardless, your mistakes do not define who you are; … Continue reading Your Mistakes Do Not Define You
The concept of the philosopher king has been around for thousands of years. Plato, in his fictional Utopia created a system of government where the city was ruled by a philosopher king. Marcus Aurelius, one of Rome's most successful emperors was also a student of philosophy. In fact, his personal diary, Meditations, is today consider … Continue reading The Philosophy of Leadership
We are told at a young age how important investing for the future is, whether we're using the company's 401k plan, investing in mutual funds or getting serious with an etrade account. We all know that investing small amounts early in our career can create a sizable nest egg for later on in life. We … Continue reading Invest in Yourself
LinkedIn has become a one-stop-shop for many employers and jobseekers with both relying on the portal to fulfill their work-based needs. With nearly half a billion registered uses and two new members joining every second there is a vast pool of talent there ripe for the recruiter's picking. So, as a jobseeker, how do you … Continue reading The most important 3 lines on LinkedIn