Executive Blog

Time is not enough: why “getting in reps” is the best way to learn

May 9, 2016

By: John Zeratsky Original Article Found Here Sometimes people ask me for career advice. This must mean I’m getting old. Usually they want to know about skills to learn, books to read, where to find inspiration, stuff like that. But my favorite advice is not about what to learn; it’s about how to learn: Find […]

The Perks—and Limits—of Having a Superstar Mentor

May 6, 2016

By: Gillian B White Original Article Found Here It would seem a safe bet that when faced with two offers from similarly prestigious companies, a job candidate would, most of the time, end up taking the one with higher pay. But when New York University’s Jason Greenberg and MIT’s Roberto M. Fernandez analyzed over 700 […]

5 Ways to Become a Better Thinker

May 4, 2016

By: Deepak Chopra MD Original Article Found Here Colleges and universities don’t offer courses in thinking, although it is arguably the most valuable skill anyone can master. When people try to improve mentally, they might aim at increasing their IQ or gain a larger vocabulary. It’s disputed whether anyone’s intelligence can be meaningfully increased, but there […]

Negotiating a Salary at a New Job

May 2, 2016

By: Steve P Brady Original Article Found Here This is an edited version of a larger post on my blog. To read the original and get all the goodness go to the Jobseeker’s Guide to Salary Negotiation. Money may seem like the biggest factor in accepting a job, but it can often cloud your decision-making […]

What To Notice Around The Office When You Go In For a Job Interview

April 29, 2016

By: Forbes Original Article Found Here When you visit a company for a job interview, you should be keenly observant from the time you arrive until you say your goodbyes. I spoke to career experts Amy Hoover, president of Talent Zoo, a site for marketing, advertising, and digital professionals, Dr. Katharine Brooks, executive director of […]

The Perfect Amount of Time To Work Each Day

April 27, 2016

By: Travis Bradberry Original Article Found Here The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach. The 8-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down […]

4 Resume Fixes That’ll Make You Way More Popular With Recruiters

April 25, 2016

By: The Muse Original Article Found Here It’s well documented that people only spend about six seconds looking at each resume they receive. Fortunately, there are also tons of great articles dedicated to making the most out of those six seconds. Even more fortunately, I’m going to give you the inside scoop from the perspective […]

How to Focus Under Pressure

April 22, 2016

By:Anurag Harsh Original Article Found Here Stress is a myth. According to Al Siebert, the widespread belief that jobs generate harmful stress is an “artificial consensus” reality, fed by the tidal wave of books, articles, movies, shows, anecdotes and workshops that amplify work-related pressures. The intention is good, but as the adage goes, “The road […]

5 Questions That Will Help You Have An Extraordinary Career

April 20, 2016

By: Mark Murphy Original Article Found Here What does it mean to have an extraordinary career? I see a lot of people getting it wrong. Some are too hung up on the technical aspects of career. In all my studies, the people who have great careers, it’s not because of technical aptitude. It’s entirely possible […]

Ten Tips For Raising Your Public Speaking Game

April 18, 2016

By: Nick Morgan Original Article Found Here Last time I posted on my peeves, so this time I’m giving away some hints on how to improve your game – with a positive focus. Enjoy! 1. No one wants her time wasted. Start crisply, use the time allotted well and end just a bit early. Good […]