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People pay attention to what their leaders say. That’s why as a leader, you have to be especially conscious of how you communicate. But no matter how good your intentions may be, it’s easy for your communications to be misconstrued if you’re not careful.
There’s plenty of advice out there about how to be a good leader. But there’s one assumption that most people make about what it means to be a good leader that’s counterproductive and can hurt your ability to lead well.
It’s easy to look at this period as “lost time” when it comes to your career but what you do during this time is absolutely critical to your career. This is the time to empower yourself to be a positive force and lead from wherever you are.
We’re in a tough climate filled with unknowns. Times like these are a stark reminder of the tremendous value of having a reliable income stream. Consulting can be a powerful option for having greater control over your own destiny.
We’re all feeling the effects of this COVID-19 situation somehow. Whatever way it's affecting you, the most important question you can ask yourself right now is this: “How do I want to emerge from this better and stronger?”
One of the challenges of the “new normal” is adjusting to online meetings. Doing virtual meetings well is an important skill to have if you want to keep advancing in your career. The key is to avoid the basic mistakes most people make.
We're facing big challenges in the COVID-19 environment. These are the six main challenges that people are facing when it comes to their work, job or career. Which of them are you facing?
While “social distancing” keeps you physically isolated and apart from others, it doesn’t mean you are alone in the world with no help or interaction with people. Whatever challenges you’re facing, the key is to stay connected to others.
Why do some people keep hitting wall after wall in their job search while others are able to land their dream job? The key thing that separates the winners from the losers is having a powerful resume that gets you noticed.
When it comes to achieving success in your career and life, there’s one thing you can do that will stack the deck in your favor toward winning rather than failing. It’s something most people don’t do and why so many goals don’t get achieved.
It’s not always good to be busy. Left unchecked, being “so busy” will ultimately stand in the way of advancing in your career and having trusted relationships with the people who matter most in your life.
You don't have to be in a seat of authority to demonstrate leadership. Anyone at any level can behave like a leader and a key part of being seen as a leader is to sound like a leader.
People are always forming impressions of each other. When it comes to your career, these impressions can make a difference to the opportunities you get. So, how do you impress your stakeholders who have a say in your career?
Every leader has blind spots. Things you don’t see from your perspective, but everyone else does. And like driving a car, it’s the things in your blind spots that can cause big problems. This common blind spot can hold you back from achieving greater success.
Why are some people more successful than others? No matter what goal you’re working toward, this characteristic of successful people can help you be more successful too. And it will help you stand out because most people don’t do it.
I learned a key to success from my father a few months ago. It’s helped him live a wonderful life and been a game-changer for me. It's a daily habit of just three words.
Fear can hold you back from having the life you aspire to. What counts is what you do with that fear because that’s where you have an opportunity to improve your life and become your best self.
We’re taught from childhood to get permission from others to do what we want to do. Some of these permissions are important but many no longer serve you and will even hold you back from the life and career you want.