Compensation and Class Warfare

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Development I recently interacted with someone on Google+ related to a post showing “average CEO pay in the US” compared to other nations. Career Development Leadership Development AFL-CIO blame CEO class warfare compensation employees employment greed recovery salary self-employment Victim

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How to JumpStart Your Leadership Career

Lead Change Blog

A leadership career isn’t like a regular career. If you can’t merely read a book or take a class to hone your leadership skills, why do we put so much emphasis on them? Leadership Development business leadership Career Leadership Success StartingYou don’t go to school for it; you can’t find many summer internships focused only on making you a better leader; and developing your leadership skills may not lead directly to a paycheck.

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Poorer Middle-Class Americans

Coaching Tip

There's little doubt that the American middle class—the 40% of households with annual incomes between $50,000 and $140,000 a year—is in distress. Even before the recession, incomes of American middle-class families weren't keeping up with inflation, especially with the rising costs of what are considered the essential ingredients of middle-class life—college education , health care and housing. The squeeze on middle America will be long lasting. .

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Class of 2017: Learn How to Impress Your Potential Employer

Career Advancement

The post Class of 2017: Learn How to Impress Your Potential Employer appeared first on Career Advancement Blog. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” ~ Steve ~. Camden Asks: I’m going for my first set of interviews. I know I have the job skills to do the work I’m applying for, but what can I do to present myself well. How can I impress my potential employer? Joel Answers: Great job for graduating and having valuable job skills. You ask a critical question.

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Leading Through Influence: 6 Lessons Learned from Leadership Development Classes – Guest Blogger Janet Knupp


Many participants, who went on to be senior leaders, have shared the lessons they learned, from courses I had the opportunity to facilitate earlier in their careers. How do development programs, such as the skills of influence, significantly impact participants and business long term, for the benefit of attendees and their organizations? Changed human behavior is hard to measure but people recognize when their own changes have positive results.

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Careers You Can Get Started in Fast

Strategy Driven

Everybody wants to have a successful career, but that’s easier said than done. Not only do you have to spend years mastering your craft and working hard to succeed in any career, but most careers also require years of school and thousands or tens of thousands of dollars.

Effect on the American Middle Class Without Manufacturing

Coaching Tip

In the last decade, men, especially working-class and middle-class men, have had very different experiences in today's economy from the women around them. But they do provide a reliable source of employment and a ladder up to the middle class. It used to be that in working-class America, men earned significantly more than women. John Agno: When Doing It All Won't Do: A Self-Coaching Guide for Career Women.

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What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career (Part One)

Lead Change Blog

I’m blessed enough to get the opportunity to speak at universities all over the country and the question I’m most often asked by students is, “What do you know now that you wish you knew, back then, when you started your career?”. Here are eight of the things I say; tomorrow I will share seven more: You Own Your Career. Early in my career I was doing too much assuming and not enough asserting. This is the key to having a truly meaningful, fulfilling career – and life.

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8 Ways to Refresh Your Career in the New Year

Let's Grow Leaders

8 Ways to Refresh Your Career in the New Year. The new year is the perfect time to step back and take some tangible actions to invest in your career. How would your career (and life) improve if this were the year you got past it? What were the three behaviors that most helped your career and your professional brand in 2015? What, specifically, can you do to continue more of the beneficial behaviors and reduce (or eliminate) the non-productive or career damaging ones?

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45 Career Advice Experts Offer Career Success Secrets

Miles Anthony Smith

45 Career Advice Experts Share Their Blueprint for Career Success (Plus Leaderboard)​ Does your career seem to be a struggle at times? It’s why I wrote my book Why Career Advice Sucks™ … to share the stories of my own career success and failures and help you grow your career more quickly. Recently, I wondered what other career advice experts would add to the conversation about what’s vital for career growth.

Online Employee Engagement Course – Classes Begin November 4.


This six-session course is ideal for communicators (with six to 10 years of experience on average) who want to dramatically advance their careers by mastering the tools they need to drive their organization''s success. There’s more evidence than ever before that engaged employees can significantly boost a company''s bottom line. Top employers know engagement is no longer just about work-life balance or employees feeling good about their jobs.

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Is A Career In Education The Right Choice For You?

Strategy Driven

If you are thinking about making a career change then you might consider whether you should explore the education sector. There are lots of benefits to this career path. They will also ensure that they are making classes fun, interesting and appealing. We hope this helps you understand whether a career in education could be the right choice for you. Professional Development business management career change strategydriven Switching Careers

6 Big Career Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Future

Lead from Within

To build a successful career, you definitely need to develop expertise in your field. That may mean devoting some time each day to sharpening your skills, or taking a class, or hiring a coach to help you understand your strengths and weaknesses and build your confidence. But if you’re constantly chasing after something, only to lose interest and start in on the next thing, you’re in danger of derailing your career. Lead From Within Business Career Inc.

Fear Can Kill Your Career

Survive Your Promotion

John Talk on Success Don’t be that guy… → Fear Can Kill Your Career Posted on February 14, 2010 by Katy How many times growing up did you hear the words “be careful”? To grow in your career you have to constantly evaluate our own sense of caution and walk the fine line of being bold without being reckless. Contact me to find out what a little coaching can do for your career! Survive Your Promotion!

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MBA Class of 2015—It’s Time to Rededicate to Learning

Management Excellence

Career It's Your Career! Professional Growth Advice for MBA Graduates It's Your Career Learning as a Lifelong EndeavorWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.

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7 Signs Your Career is Impacting Your Relationship

Strategy Driven

As few things will be more important than your other half, it is important to identify how your career could be affecting your love life each day so that you can take the steps to improve your connection. Here are seven signs your career is negatively impacting your relationship. For example, you could: Join a boxing class. Sweat out your stress in a yoga or dance class. If your career is grinding you down, you might rely on your partner for personal fulfillment.

How to Become a World-Class Community Professional for $0

Managing Communities

Community CareersPlease Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

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Why I Bailed on My STEM Career

Change Starts Here

Because I had high potential for an engineering career, and I left it. Today I saw an article that said that women leave STEM careers because they don’t see room for advancement. As someone who was obsessed with getting A’s at the time, I finished at the top of my class – Summa Cum Laude – from the School of Engineering. Ultimately, I left my STEM career because I found something else that I loved more.

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Treading Water Is The Same As Drowning.

Rich Gee Group

Learning new things about your industry, taking classes, reading books and writing about what you learn. Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Media Piece Quotations Social Media Uncategorized Ways & Tips Books Classes Coach Connecting Decisions Events LinkedIn Losing Your Job Networking One Bad Decision ResumeMany people today feel they are just ‘one bad decision away’ from losing their job or business.

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Why Companies Should Add Class to Their Diversity Discussions

Harvard Business

We know it’s awkward, talking about class. Especially in the United States, talking about class is considered taboo. When the subject comes up, otherwise articulate and extroverted people suddenly clam up and be struck dumb by the social awkwardness that is a customary partner of conversations about class. But class background matters in the workplace. ” Class migrants are finding their voice: J.D. What are working-class sports?

Grow Your Position In Three Small Steps.

Rich Gee Group

What books, resources, classes can I access to grow myself? Examples - Take a class, read a book, listen to a podcast/audiobook, meet new people, network, join a club, check out Toastmasters or Dale Carnegie, or (hire a coach). Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Media Piece Quotations Social Media Uncategorized Ways & Tips Boss Change class committee Grow Help People Podcast Sometimes we feel trapped at work.

Create Career Sustainability One “Tweak” At a Time

Mills Scofield

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. But, ultimately, it undermines the very career longevity and success they are trying to achieve, personally and for their team. The steps include: Take deliberate action in the areas that sustain your health, personal relationships, career networks, job skills and life maintenance, or they won’t happen.

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Research: How Subtle Class Cues Can Backfire on Your Resume

Harvard Business

The only differences are whether they are male or female and if their extracurricular activities suggest they come from a higher-class or lower-class background. Based on prior research showing that hiring in top professional services firms is highly skewed toward applicants from wealthy families, we expected that an applicant’s social class background would play a decisive role in determining interview invitations.

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To the class of 2011, Three helpful tips Part One

Reiter Thinks

To the class of 2011, Congratulations! Filed under: Career , Inspiration , Leadership , mentor , Money Matters , Self Help Tagged: class of 2011 , college , college loans , high school , Home , mentor , Personal Finance , personal success , Success. Career Inspiration Leadership mentor Money Matters Self Help class of 2011 college college loans high school Home Personal Finance personal success SuccessYou just graduated from high school.

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6 Secrets to a Successful Mentoring Program

Let's Grow Leaders

I’ve mentored a long list of folks I’ve helped to improve, but I wouldn’t put my brand on every one of their careers in support of the next promotion. Career & Learning Communication best in class mentoring strategies Mentoring mentoring experts mentoring keynotesMentoring, at it’s best, is a magical elixir which shaves years off your learning curve through mistakes unmade.

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What’s Your Next and Best Career?


I signed up for some art classes, interviewed over a hundred leaders in a variety of fields, and began writing a book, Just Ask Leadership: Why Great Managers Always Ask the Right Questions (McGraw Hill 2009). Coaching wasn’t a career move I’d ever really entertained, but before long I had a full slate of coaching clients. ” And yet, nobody had ever mentioned this to me while I was in my previous career! The Ultimate Question to Ask in a Job Transition.

The Ambition Gap

Coaching Tip

The software giant, which has expanded parental leave for both genders and mentorship programs for women , was recently named in a proposed class-action suit alleging managers unfairly passed over women for raises and promotions; Microsoft says it is reviewing the complaint. I wanted to make sure that their ambition and career momentum were a constant.”. She thinks the increase reflects the women’s realization that their careers are still on track.

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Announcing a Life and Career Transition for Ron and Cheryl Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Since these are for established church leaders, we will meet 1-2 times per year for the week-long classes and the remainder of the courses will be done online with the cohort. The post Announcing a Life and Career Transition for Ron and Cheryl Edmondson appeared first on Ron Edmondson. A Life Transition for The Edmondsons. I recently resigned my position as CEO of Leadership Network.

Leadership in Healthcare

Coaching Tip

Paul Spiegelman says, "Let''s face it: Employees in most companies get treated as second-class citizens. Books Business Coaching Career Current Affairs Health Leadership Success Tips Web/Tech Women Work life customers employee engagement healthcare healthcare leadership organization patients second-class citizens tagging indicators To Paul Spiegelman and Britt Berrett, there''s a problem.

9 Tips for Hi-Po’s to Start Their Careers Off Right!

Marshall Goldsmith

Why I realize we cannot all be entrepreneurial in the sense that we can’t all start our own companies, I believe we can all be entrepreneurial in terms of how we approach our careers. He beamed at the hundreds of young people in the audience and said: “Looking back on my career, I don’t feel like I have ever worked a day in my life. As intimidating as this sounds, achieving serious “world-class” expertise may not be as daunting as you might believe.

How To Overcome Your Speaking Jitters.

Rich Gee Group

In college, I took a communications course which made me stand up and give presentations each week to the class. I also took the Dale Carnegie Class (12 weeks/3 hour meetings) and had to stand up each meeting and give an impassioned speech with no notes, no Powerpoint, for a specific amount of time.

Professional Development Goals for Work

Career Advancement

Make a list of people who have something to teach you in these areas, as well as other resources, like classes or leadership books. The post Professional Development Goals for Work appeared first on Career Advancement Blog. Career Advancement Career Development Getting Ahead Real Leaders, Real Stories

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3 Surprising Ways to Succeed in Self-Leadership

Michael Lee Stallard

My hope is that they will help you be more successful over your career and journey in life. Choose a career that helps others by bringing truth, goodness and/or beauty into the world and you will find greater career satisfaction and contentment. No world-class athlete gets to the top without the help of a coach or multiple coaches. You can be more successful in your career and life if you 1.

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Professional Development Goals for Work

Career Advancement

Make a list of people who have something to teach you in these areas, as well as other resources, like classes or leadership books. Career Advancement Career Development Getting Ahead Real Leaders, Real Stories“Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.”. ~Bo Bo Bennett~.

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16 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Work Performance.

Career Advancement

Do you want to join a class or professional association? Managing your Career & Being Successful at Work“Celebrate what you want to see more of.”. Tom Peters. Simon wanted to have an extremely productive upcoming year. He reached out for executive coaching so he could take the necessary steps to help him improve his work performance. With advanced planning, he knew he would be prepared to start the New Year with a significant advantage.

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Two-Thirds of College Grads Struggle to Launch Their Careers

Harvard Business

Yet a series of decisions that start the moment they secure their spot in the freshman class—from choosing a major and courses to finding internships—increasingly plays a much larger role in life after graduation than where someone goes to college. As a result, young adults no longer have as clear or straightforward a career path as previous generations did. Career Transitions. Don’t Underestimate the Power of Lateral Career Moves for Professional Growth.

Should Female Entrepreneurs Obtain MBAs?

Lead Change Blog

” Specifically, the reference was to the notion that an advanced degree in business would (magically) lead to better career opportunities; the more you study, the more you eventually earn. However, as alluded to in the aforementioned article, there are plenty of reasons beyond “magical” career opportunities that might still motivate a student to pursue an MBA. Career Development Entrepreneurship Leadership MBA Self Development

Work Isn’t an Excuse For Lack of Self Care


I was headed out to teach my Leadership Maxims class. It ended up being the first class I’ve missed teaching in 12 years of running this. Balanced Lifestyle Career LeadershipWork is a convenient excuse for not taking care of yourself. Not exercising, poor diet, and stress are a bad combination. You’ve got to make time for you. Work will always be there when you get back. Today’s post is by Mike Figliuolo, Managing Director of thoughtLEADERS.

How Military Veterans Can Turn Their Skills into a Corporate Career

Harvard Business

Transitioning from a military career to the corporate world can be a fraught process for the nearly 360,000 U.S. In addition to networking their way into new professional circles and learning new cultural mores, veterans have to face down the even more fundamental questions: what career will best suit them? “I felt very intimidated” by undergraduate classmates who had gone into more traditional corporate careers, he told me.

GardenFork & Rich Gee Again!

Rich Gee Group

Once again, Eric Rochow from the world-class podcast GardenFork TV has asked me to ‘co-host’ an episode with him! Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Media Piece Quotations Social Media Uncategorized Ways & Tips Connecticut DIY Eric Rochow GardenFork GardenForkTV New York Podcast Video We talk about my new IKEA standing desk, Mowers vs. Tractors, and Time Management!

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What to Do When People Don’t Support Your Next Career Move

Harvard Business

Most new businesses do fail, and many women who take time off work to raise children have a hard time returning to the career track. In that case, taking a financial management class before you leave your day job, or recruiting a top-quality CFO, would simultaneously assuage their fears and make your startup more likely to succeed. When it comes to your career, the decisions — and the regrets — are ultimately yours.

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It's Your Country.Lead It!

Coaching Tip

There's little doubt that the American middle class—the 40% of households with annual incomes between $50,000 and $140,000 a year—is in distress. Even before the recession, incomes of American middle-class families weren't keeping up with inflation, especially with the rising costs of what are considered the essential ingredients of middle-class life—college education , health care and housing. The American Dream is dying. .

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 1/7/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Master the DISC Styles to Transform Your Career, Your Relationships…Your Life Merrick Rosenberg and Daniel Silvert Infectious: How to Connect Deeply and Unleash the Energetic Leader Within Achim Nowak Your Best Just Got [.]. Womack Joey Reiman: Part 2 of an interview John Hagel III John Seely Brown Josh Linkner Kris Routch Lang Davison LEADERSHIP: A Master Class Likeable Social Media Liz Wiseman Marty Neumeier Maryelser Kinmore Merrick Rosenberg multipliers Sylvia Ann Hewett Taking Flight!

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