4 Reasons Why People Hide Behind Technology Walls

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards”. — Aldous Huxley, Author Advances in technology have enhanced our lives in a number of ways. From MRI machines that can peer inside our bodies to hybrid cars that reduce pollution to smartphones with GPS, cameras and the entire Internet in the […]

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3 Simple Networking Tips to Reach Nirvana

To get a step up in the world, you could use a ladder, or you could use your connections. I prefer the latter.” ― Jarod Kintz, Author, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious Connections are the single most valuable resource available to help you find a new job, yet most people don’t maintain their network or […]

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5 Tips for Surviving ‘The Curse of the Disorganized Boss’

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” — Peter Drucker It is safe to believe that most people want to do the best job possible – there is something soul-fulfilling about doing a good job and completing a project right. This sentiment has echoed throughout the […]

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LinkedIn’s Killer App: Contact Management

Social media properties want to increase the time you spend with them.  They call it ‘engagement’ and it is a key metric that social media sites like to quote when soliciting more VC funds or in the case of Facebook, to make their analysts happy LinkedIn has been called ‘Facebook for Business’ and for good […]

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4 Costly Mistakes that Can Ruin Your Job

If you make listening and observing your occupation, you will gain much more than you will by talking. — Sir Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scouts “A beginning is a very delicate time.”  Starting a new job can be a trying experience.  Especially if you were out of work for a while, moved into […]

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3 Tips to Avoid Worrying About Losing Your Job

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.” — George Carlin Whether you feel like one of the people Carlin is referring to or whether you love your job and would never consider leaving, you can’t escape the fact that job hopping is becoming […]

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Is Your Life Full of Clutter? Organize Your Life With Evernote!

The trouble with organizing a thing is that pretty soon folks get to paying more attention to the organization than to what they’re organized for.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder My daughter, Emma, kills what seems like an entire forest each year writing things down to try and keep herself organized for school. Her desk is littered […]

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How to Find Your Sense of Urgency!

Real urgency … is an emotion. It’s a gut-level determination to get up every day, every single day, and to do something, no matter how small, to push along your capacity to grab the big opportunities or to avoid the big hazards.”  — John Kotter, Change Management Expert This quote, from Kotter’s book A Sense of […]

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Leaping Into the Future

Imagine that you were put in charge of a company with 55,000 employees and $750 mil in net revenues. The company has a long history of being successful, but you know that the industry is changing rapidly and the competition is growing faster than you. How do you implement revolutionary changes in your business model […]

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How Not to Get Fired

If you are not fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.” — Vince Lombardi quotes (American Football Coach, 1913-1970) What if you were told that based on your job performance on a single day, a decision was being made on whether or not you should stay in your present job? And what if you were found […]

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