What if you could be likeable AND get the job done? Would you do it? I recently explored this concept with a group of emerging leaders and I was surprised at their response. To find out what happened, click here: To Gain Influence What are You Willing to Lose?
Category: Career Development
Your Leadership Origin Story
I love superheroes. Because, face it, they can do super-human things like leap tall buildings with a single bound, run faster than a speeding bullet, bend metal, sense danger from miles away, shoot laser beams from their eyes, fly, and the list goes on. That's just awesome! But sometimes what's even cooler than their superhuman … Continue reading Your Leadership Origin Story
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 … Continue reading The One Career Skill You Need NOW
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 … Continue reading Your Resume is Lazy