20 Networking Mistakes You Should Not Make

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Networking. The word seems to strike fear in the hearts of social wallflowers, while energizing sanguine personalities and calling them to action. Some see it as a necessary evil and something to “work at” but networking is just the cultivation […]

10 Ways to Destroy Trust at Work or at Home

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Tweet Trust, belief, assurance, certainty, sureness, hope, dependability, confidence, faith, expectation, responsibility. No matter how you define it, trust is a vital part of any relationship, whether at work, at home, amongst a group of friends, or in the political

10 Steps to Becoming a Results-Based Leader

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

These 10 strategies are adapted from Results-Based Leadership(Harvard Business School Press, Boston, www.hbsp.harvard.edu). Honestly, I’ve read more than my share of books on leadership, but this book crystallizes the characteristics of a leader who is driven by results. I believe […]

10 Steps To Prepare For A Layoff

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Preparing for a layoff isn’t anything anyone wants to do, but with unemployment just under 10 percent, the Federal Reserve taking steps to devalue our currency by up to 20 percent, and greater numbers of businesses outsourcing jobs to cheaper

10 Reasons I Won’t Accept a Job Counter Offer

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

I’m not planning on leaving my current job anytime in the near future, but having resigned from other positions, I’ve been counter-offered better pay, better conditions, or better benefits in attempts to “keep me on board.” I’ve turned down every […]