Nobody “Gives” You a Job

If being recently unemployed has taught us anything recently, it should be this.Nobody gives you a job. I heard this statement from both potential employees and the hiring companies. “I hope someone gives me a job.” and “We are giving the job to this person.” Both phrases should be removed from the vocabulary of theContinue reading “Nobody “Gives” You a Job”

Stop Saying Sorry — A note to United and other Airlines.

First of all, for what happened to the dragged off passenger, you’ll likely be saying “I’m Sorry” for a long time. What you probably haven’t realized, however, is that one of the main ingredients that lead to this might have been because you have been saying sorry, or some other form of apology, for wayContinue reading “Stop Saying Sorry — A note to United and other Airlines.”

Under-Valued and Uncomfortable; Signs You Are Leaving Value on the Table

What do you do really well? In what capacities do you perform like a rock-star? What have you experienced in your professional life that gives you super powers no one else could possibly replicate? These are some of the questions I like to ask people to get an idea of how much value they areContinue reading “Under-Valued and Uncomfortable; Signs You Are Leaving Value on the Table”