How To Play Politics With Political People.

Rich Gee Group

I've come up with 5 rules to help navigate around these scoundrels effectively: Be Switzerland. Political people try to snare you into a political cage of their thinking - and then try to turn it on you. Be nice to the person who gives you money. I'm bad at politics.

Part 1 of the How to Establish a Financial Relationship with a.

Women on Business

Susan Spencer Talks Cash Flow in 5-Part Women on Business Video Series I’m very happy to announce the new YouTube channel.

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Be Different! The Key to Business and Career Success

Skip Prichard

Individuals and businesses want to stand out , to be different, to attract others by being better in some unique ways. The Key to Business and Career Success. Effective leaders and team members challenge each other’s paradigms and to think out of the box.

How to Succeed With Limited Resources

Let's Grow Leaders

You may be surprised to know that’s exactly what stacks the odds of success in your favor. According to research psychologist Adam Grant, increasing resources increases your likelihood of a project’s success… but only for a while.

Where Are All The Great Careers? Hiding Right Here.

Rich Gee Group

We all know the common and famous careers out there. Did you know there are many great career paths that are ‘hidden’ from the normal news mainstream? The average salary for a welding engineer is $48K to $101K. Decent career path to management or senior tech.

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Why Career Progression Starts with Self-Improvement

Strategy Driven

We are not always happy in our current job, and want to make changes that will improve our lives, self-esteem, and bank balance. However, to successfully improve your career, you’ll need to adapt a new approach and attitude. Talk to Your Manager.

How To Take Charge Of Your Job Search.

Rich Gee Group

I’ve worked with hundreds of job-seekers and presented to thousands about searching for a job. And it all comes down to ONE simple reason — you are doing something totally alien from what you’ve done all your life. You will have to sell. It’s hard to find a job.

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How To Keep Your Employees Happy & Driven

Strategy Driven

Believe it or not, even in modern times, there are still a lot of business owners out there that put their employees at the bottom of the pile and more often than not, this comes back to haunt them. The final thing we are going to look at is the opportunities that you give to your team.

How to negotiate a higher salary

HR Digest

Your salary is more than a figure that gets deposited in the bank account. It shows how much your organization values your skills and knowledge and appreciates your work. It’s also important to negotiate some of these perks to get the salary and benefits package you deserve.

How To Better Support Introverts In Today’s Workplaces

Tanveer Naseer

The research I’ve done shows that about 25 to 30 percent of CEOs are introverts,” explains Karl Moore, associate professor of strategy and organization at Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. Here’s how: 1. Click here to view the original article.

Create Career Sustainability One “Tweak” At a Time

Mills Scofield

I am blessed & honored to have Cali Yost guest blog. The New York Times calls her “one of the smartest, sophisticated thinkers” and Mashable lists her as 1 of the Top 14 Career Experts on Twitter. I urge you to read her post and buy her book.

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How To Present Yourself Like A Professional. | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 How To Present Yourself Like A Professional. His ability to speak in front of the group each month is a pleasure to watch.

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Career Development: Climb That Ladder in 8 Steps

Strategy Driven

It used to be that there were certain industries you could rely upon to be easy to break into. You need to be the best at what you do to get the job you want. Not only that, you need to stay ahead of innovative ways of working.

How to Get a Promotion at Work: 11 Tips to Help You Move Up

Career Advancement

Banks. He is ready to make the change. He wants to get paid appropriately and get promoted. Instead, you must take control of your career and stop hiding out. Here are some tips to get you started if you’re not sure how to go about getting a promotion at work: 1.

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129: Stand Out – How to Be a Thought Leader | with Dorie Clark

Engaging Leader

Many people in the business world believe that working hard will be enough to move their career forward. Making that happen is not a matter of self-promotion, but being generous with your unique perspective and knowledge, in a way that inspires others to listen and even take action.

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Lead from Within

But the kind of smart I’m talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck. Let these smart thoughts inspire you and motivate you to power through whatever is blocking your path to success. Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. “Where do you want to go?”

How to Start a Business That’ll Succeed: A 10-Point Guide

Strategy Driven

It is only natural to worry about failure when starting a business. To set yourself up for success, you need to understand how to develop a strong business model and to avoid the potential pitfalls that could thwart your venture’s growth and profitability.

How to Improve Your Human Resources Department: 5 Key Steps to Success

Strategy Driven

The HR department is responsible for all aspects of your workforce, whether it be the hiring process or providing opportunities to develop for existing staff members. If your staff members don’t possess the necessary skills to do the job, this will impact overall productivity levels.

How to Encourage Teens to Get Jobs and Save Their Own Money

Strategy Driven

Instead of allowing your kiddo to laze around the house this summer, encourage your teen to get a job and save their own money instead. How so? Encourage Your Kids to Search for Local Part-Time Jobs. Make it a Rule to Set Back 30-Percent of Each Paycheck.

How to Select a CEO for the Collaboration Economy


Eric is the author of The Collaboration Economy: How to Meet Business, Social, and Environmental Needs and Gain Competitive Advantage.]. But for boards, it’s crucial to balance concerns about sustainability with those about the bottom line.

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How to Start a Business That’ll Succeed: A 10-Point Guide

Strategy Driven

It is only natural to worry about failure when starting a business. To set yourself up for success, you need to understand how to develop a strong business model and to avoid the potential pitfalls that could thwart your venture’s growth and profitability.

How To Have A Scroogeless Holiday-5 Charitable Giving Strategies.

Women on Business

Here are five smart charitable giving strategies to keep in mind: 1. The same documentation rules above apply to furniture but items over $500 will require an assessment and filing IRS form 8283. Stock-it to them!

The real deal on how to join a Board

Roundtable Talk

If joining a not-for-profit or corporate board is on your career to-do list, then keep reading. Be clear on your purpose and value… Know why you’re interested in joining a Board and be clear on what you can bring to the table. Hope to see you then.

How To Have Sustainable Success

The Idolbuster

By being concerned with the outcome, we don’t fully mentally engage with what we’re doing or the lessons presented to us. If we continue to stay in this thought-trap and achieve our desired result, we never feel like we’ve gotten “there” because there is always more to follow.

How to Beat Mid-Career Malaise

Harvard Business Review

” These questions are especially agonizing for mid-career professionals who may be searching for fulfillment while juggling demands at home and intense financial pressures to earn. How should you address a mid-career crisis? What actions can you take to improve your professional satisfaction? How can you combat the dullness and tedium of your workaday life? And how can you tell if it’s time to make a drastic change?

How to Launch a Successful Portfolio Career

Harvard Business Review

As the head of a leadership assessment, development, and coaching firm, I spend a lot of time with successful executives talking about their work lives — and in the past few years, many of those conversations have centered on an increasingly popular, and increasingly idealized, imagined next step: the so-called “portfolio career.” What’s yours — and how is it compellingly differentiated from the many other portfolios out there? Career Transitions.

What Am I Supposed To Be Learning From This?

Next Level Blog

Main | Video Book Club: The Discipline of Market Leaders » June 21, 2010 What Am I Supposed To Be Learning From This? A long time ago in a land far away, I worked for a year as a first year associate in a now defunct Wall Street investment bank.   When do we get to have fun?”

Planning Your Post-Retirement Career

Harvard Business Review

Retiring to go play golf in Florida isn’t the draw it used to be. In a 2014 Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey , 72% of employees over age 50 reported that they’d like to continue working in retirement. How much money do you need to earn?

Holding Powerful & Arrogant Bosses Accountable

Coaching Tip

Winston, a former executive responsible for leadership development at the Countrywide Financial Corporation, spent three years in a legal battle against Countrywide, the once-mighty mortgage giant, and its current owner, Bank of America, contending that he was punished and pushed out for not toeing the company line. He was hired as an executive vice president in the leadership development area to help Countrywide grow even bigger and groom better managers. Michael G.

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Navigating Tradeoffs in a Dual-Career Marriage

Harvard Business Review

Last month, Patrick Pichette, Google’s 52-year-old chief financial officer, announced that he was retiring to spend more time with his family. Whose career will take priority? How will domestic work (which may detract from career building) be divided up?

Diary of a mid-career job seeker: 9, 800, 20, 10, 5, 2, 3, 1

Roundtable Talk

Skip to content Home Welcome! ← Stuck in the Middle: Is Ageism derailing your move from Director to VP? with a major bank! I was turned down by one company after a phone interview but my email response to that rejection got me a face to face interview.

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How to Become a Successful Freelancer

Harvard Business Review

What processes and structures do you need to have in place? How do you find clients? And how do you know how much to charge? It’s not so much that they decide to do it; it’s more that they wake up one day and they’re an independent consultant.”

How to Master a New Skill

Harvard Business Review

We all want to be better at something. After all, self-improvement is necessary to getting ahead at work. But once you know what you want to be better at — be it public speaking , using social media, or analyzing data — how do you start? How about the bad ones?

What Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Finding a Career

Harvard Business Review

“After board dinners, we inevitably sit around and talk about our kids and their careers,” Dave Calhoun recently told me. “Frankly, we’re often at a loss with how to help them.” This the Career Triangle. Career planning

Why do some talented executives fail?

Coaching Tip

And why do others often fail to be effective, or as successful as they should be? In their roles as consultants and executive coaches to many Fortune 500 companies, they offer invaluable job-saving advice on how readers can modify their behavior to get things back on track. .

How to Avoid Impossible Assignments

Harvard Business Review

What usually follows is another even more impossible assignment and so on, until sooner or later you fail , or burn out trying not to. This cycle not only causes burnout, but can also be a real career killer. Listen for flattering phrases like, "Only you can rise to this challenge."

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How Companies Can Ensure Maternity Leave Doesn’t Hurt Women’s Careers

Harvard Business Review

Imagine that a temporary absence from your workplace could lead to 10 years of sustained high performance being forgotten. This was Diane’s (not her real name) experience following her early return to work from parental leave. Hoxton/Sam Edwards/Getty Images.

How to Get on the Shortlist for the C-Suite

Harvard Business Review

The career question I hear most often from rising senior leaders is this: “How do I get on the C-suite shortlist?” Yet the path narrows significantly as executives ascend closer to the top slots. Know how long you’ll be in line. Conversely, if you’re the heir apparent and your boss has said he would like to do something new in one to two years, your time may be close at hand.

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How to Bounce Back After Getting Laid Off

Harvard Business Review

It dents your self-esteem; it’s tough on your bank account; and if you’re not smart about your next steps, it can derail your career. Aside from getting back on the horse and looking for a new job, what else should you do to get back on track? Losing your job is hard.

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How to Brand a "Useless" Degree

Harvard Business Review

For some, the path forward is clear: the math experts will be snapped up by hedge funds, the software engineers will have their pick of start-ups, and elite investment banks and consultancies will duke it out for the top MBAs. How so? You''ll also want to cite your work experience.

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Why You Need to Stop Comparing Yourself With Others

Lead from Within

If you struggle with issues of self-esteem and insecurity, the worst possible thing you can do to yourself is to compare yourself to someone else. What messes with our confidence most is the picture in our head of how we are supposed to be. But we forget, we are not anyone else, we are who we are, and if we want to succeed, we will have to succeed as ourselves. Instead, recognize your limitations, but don’t allow them to limit you.

How to Fall Back in Love with Your Job

Harvard Business Review

And when you’ve been doing the same tasks, going to the same office, and working with the same people day in and day out, you’re bound to fall into a rut on occasion. When that happens, how do you recognize what’s happening and counteract it?

43 Weird Books to Shock & Delight: Some Odd Books, Some Funny

Miles Anthony Smith

43 Weird Books to Shock & Delight: Some Odd Books, Some Funny We've all seen a weird book or two, haven’t we? How to Land a Top-Paying Pierogi Makers Job by Ashley McFadden Is there that much of a demand for pierogi makers that there are "top-paying" positions?

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