The One Career Skill You Need NOW

A few years back the company I worked for made a difficult hiring decision. They chose not to hire a qualified candidate for a hard-to-fill position because of something they found on the internet. I don’t know the details of what they found, but I do know that it was something this candidate had personally posted…

Your Resume is Lazy

Recently I was talking with a colleague about the “elevator pitch“. She looked at me funny and said “what’s an elevator pitch?” Of course, I explained it to her. But, the point of this story is that there may be people in business today who are not familiar with this concept. That means those who…

Follow by Example

Why do we use phrases like “if you’re not a leader, you’re a follower” and “be a leader, not a follower?” Why is being a follower so bad? Captain Kirk could never have boldly gone where no one had gone before without a team of talented, dedicated, and mindful individuals…or followers. Read my Lead Change…