The Top Five Career Regrets

Harvard Business Review

What do you regret most about your career? But judging from the scores of follow-up questions and the volume of post-lecture emails I received, a talk on career regret would have been the real bull's-eye. Ever since that afternoon, I've been on a mission to categorically answer the awkward but significant question of exactly what we'd do if we could magically rewind our careers. Here were the group's top five career regrets: 1. I wish I had acted on my career hunches.

Fast Friday with Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com (and P. Diddy.

Roundtable Talk

← To be or not to be: can authenticity at work limit your career options? After sitting through a few career and coaching discussions over the past week involving money, titles and career satisfaction, I felt a certain quote was worth repeating: “Don’t chase the paper, chase the dream.&# From my perspective, chasing the dream not the paper is applicable whether you’re running a business or managing your career.

The Big Picture of Business – Business Lessons to be Learned from the Enron Scandal

Strategy Driven

’ It fostered a false sense of security for employees, paying higher salaries than the marketplace, thus keeping employees dependent upon the system via golden handcuffs. A career is all about devoting resources to amplifying talents and abilities, with relevancy toward a viable end result. The same analogies apply to personal lives, careers and Body of Work. This is my own Big Picture full-scope analysis of the Enron debacle.