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…

How to Spot an Over-Delegator

The Over-Delegator I recently observed a leader faced with complete turnover in his department.  He was blindsided with the reality that he was now responsible for handling many of the day-to-day tasks that his team had been responsible for. His problem: he didn’t know the basics. His explanation for not knowing their jobs was that he had…

5 Rules to Make Networking Work: Part III

<- 5 Rules to Make Networking Work: Part II How Do You Network? In Parts I and II of this series I shared the first 4 of 5 Rules to Make Networking Work: Create a Goal: Set short and long-term goals to bring focus and purpose to any networking event.  Goals will also guide what events you attend, who…

This Is The Best Leadership Advice

The Best Leadership Advice I Ever Received She said, “Stop trying to be perfect.  It isn’t necessary.” That little piece of advice offered by a former manager was a game changer for me.  It released me from the impossible pursuit of perfection and enabled me to feel okay with making mistakes. It also allowed me…