Office Party Planner: A great big hassle, or a great big opportunity?

Office Party Planner: A great big hassle, or a great big opportunity?

Hello, and Happy almost-Thanksgiving to my US readers! I’ve been receiving a lot of great questions on my website lately, and while I often answer these questions privately, every now and then, I come across one that I think might be interesting to everyone. In...
Time Management Re-Re-Revisited

Time Management Re-Re-Revisited

Ho-hum. Sigh. Yawn. Another time management article, you say? Yes, I say. Why, you say?  Because managing your time effectively is one of the most valuable skills you can master, I say, so let’s stop chatting while I write this article! Okaaaay, you say, but reading...
Weight-lifting for Your Brain! Optimizing “Learning Transfer”

Weight-lifting for Your Brain! Optimizing “Learning Transfer”

Hey there! When’s the last time you actually attended a class and learned something new? I’m talking about any class—it could be a weekend CPR/First Aid class at the local Red Cross. Or a gardening class at the YWCA. Or a professional seminar on management and...
Are You The New Kid on the Block

Are You The New Kid on the Block

Hey you, with the “deer in the headlights” look! Have you just begun a new job? Feeling a little “iffy” about what to do and how to conduct yourself? Well, every single person reading this blog has been where you are at one point or another....
Your USP – A Powerful (and free) Self-marketing Tool!

Your USP – A Powerful (and free) Self-marketing Tool!

Hi there, and welcome to the latest edition of my blog! This time, I’m going to answer a question that was sent in to me by a reader. After reading my book, she asked if I would comment further on the concept of having a “USP,” and how to best use it in a job...
Eight Tips for Surviving Rejection

Eight Tips for Surviving Rejection

It’s inevitable. During the course of your career, doors will open. And some will close—sometimes with a big, unanticipated bang. (Heck, some doors might not even be open-able to begin with, no matter how hard you try.) I’m talking about rejection, something we all...