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Here's the worst piece of career advice I ever received. I also share 3 strategic questions to ask yourself that can help you advance your career even further.
Self-promotion is important for career success. If you feel awkward about doing it then here are 3 strategies to make self-promotion feel natural and 3 tactics to help you do it with ease.
In the previous post, I shared 3 fundamentals and strategies on how to persuade someone to change their mind without alienating them. In this post, I share 3 tactics you can use to persuade someone.
A friend of mine was recently asked for advice on how to persuade someone to change their mind without alienating them. Here are three strategies that have worked for me when you need to do the persuading.
People are always forming impressions and making assumptions. People can’t help doing that and, frankly, we do it as well. What really matters is to make it work in your favor so you move onward and upward in your career.
We all know people who are difficult and they succeed because they’re so good at what they do. We also know people who are likeable and they don’t succeed. So how important is likeability for career success?
We all have times when we feel stuck in our careers, when we’re not advancing as fast as we’d like, or it feels like we’re not advancing at all. Here are three strategies you can use to help you stop feeling stuck.
You ask for them and here they are: Tips on how to feel confident, display confidence and give others confidence.
I want to share with you some of the ground rules that I use to successfully run meetings. There are three that I really find useful, particularly when I’m chairing the meeting.
Confidence is at the core of what is going to turbo charge us on our trajectory. It’s also something that, if it’s lacking, can hold us back. There are various aspects of confidence that are worth spending a little time on.
The world can’t afford to have all of us falling short of our potential because we are afraid. Here are three things that I found really helpful to do when we are faced with fear.
This is so exciting! I’m getting ready to unveil the new format for my blog posts as mentioned earlier this month. Step one has been to get the equipment in place and set up.
I’m a big fan of Simon Sinek’s “Start With Why” TEDTalk and agree that understanding the purpose is crucial to success. Yet when we’re conversing in the course of everyday life, there are definitely situations when the word “why” at the start of a question is not your friend.
Over time, I’m extending my comfort zone… and discovering that there’s joy out there beyond one standard deviation! How about you? Can you do more and be more, and have more fun while you’re at it?
My niece called me for advice before her interview at Harvard Business School (HBS) as part of the MBA application process. I remembered the following three experiences and realized that what we were really talking about was being able to show up as yourself when it really counts (i.e., under stress).
Have you ever said something out loud without realizing what you were doing? And then the “wrong” person hears you and it’s too late to take it back? Well, that’s how the Career Mastery Challenge happened.
Looking back over my 24-year investment banking career, most recently as COO of Morgan Stanley Europe, I’ve come to realize that it was great preparation for what I am doing now: sharing what I’ve learned to help smart people succeed in their careers (as...
A successful basketball coach was telling me about the difference between making plays and running plays, and how the best players do both. Sports teams have set plays – we’ve all heard the term “playbook” – and they practice them. These are about scoring. For the play to work during a game…