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 Starting

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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?”. Or even later in your career, for that matter.

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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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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? Recently, I wondered what other career advice experts would add to the conversation about what’s vital for career growth.

Is Higher Education Too Expensive for the Middle Class?

Coaching Tip

The middle class has traditionally believed that higher education was crucial for climbing the success ladder and making money. However, many boomer college students decided to take more liberal education options having little fear of finding careers that paid well. A Georgetown University study of the class of 2010 at the country’s 193 most selective colleges found that as entering freshmen, only 15 percent of students came from the bottom half of the income distribution.

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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.

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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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”? Contact me to find out what a little coaching can do for your career! Survive Your Promotion!

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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.

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. But class background matters in the workplace. ” Class migrants are finding their voice: J.D. What are working-class sports?

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. Ultimately, I left my STEM career because I found something else that I loved more.

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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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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. Many people today feel they are just ‘one bad decision away’ from losing their job or business. So instead of making decisions, they make NO decision.

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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). Sometimes we feel trapped at work.

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.

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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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 keynotes

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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.

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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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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). What career insights are you withholding from friends and loved ones?

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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.

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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.

Leadership in Healthcare

Coaching Tip

Paul Spiegelman says, "Let''s face it: Employees in most companies get treated as second-class citizens. To Paul Spiegelman and Britt Berrett, there''s a problem. They attest that in any business, you can''t take care of customers if you don''t take care of employees.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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. Career Transitions.

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.

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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

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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.

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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. When it comes to your career, the decisions — and the regrets — are ultimately yours.

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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. Career Development Entrepreneurship Leadership MBA Self Development

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! We talk about my new IKEA standing desk, Mowers vs. Tractors, and Time Management!

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Constructing Your Career Castle

Harvard Business Review

Building a successful career is equally arduous. This blue-sky thinking will serve to sketch out your career castle construction strategy. They connect you to career opportunities and provide air cover when you encounter trouble. Career planning Managing yourself

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.

One Simple Phrase That Will Change Your Life.

Rich Gee Group

Stop trying to keep up with the Joneses in your career. Take night classes, read books, surf the web for knowledge. Every lawn needs it’s fertilizer – in addition to watering, you need to add a healthy sprinkling of important connections to make your career grow strong.

What to Do If Your Parents Are Causing You Career Angst

Harvard Business

Lately I’ve been hearing business professionals at various stages in life, from college students to mid-career executives, talk more about their mothers and fathers than their spouses and children as sources of career conflict.

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