The Truth About Your Advice: It’s Not As Good As You Think.

The Truth About Your Advice: It’s Not As Good As You Think.

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself. ~ Oscar Wilde Do you love to dish out advice? In my experience, without asking for it, people will throw their opinions around. Family members will tell you about the type of...
5 Keys to Rising Strong in a New Job

5 Keys to Rising Strong in a New Job

The beginning is the most important part of the work. -Plato For a moment, I’d like you to paint a vivid picture in your mind’s eye. Imagine that you’ve just survived a grueling interview process for a fantastic job. Everyone loved you. You get the offer and accept!...
12 Things I Wish I Knew When I First Started Working

12 Things I Wish I Knew When I First Started Working

80,000 hours. That is how long you can expect work over the course of your lifetime. I’m well on my way, approaching the 35,000-hour mark by now. I’ve done my fair share of work. First in the accounting department of an airline (not awesome). Then at an investment...
How to Unlock “God Mode” at Work

How to Unlock “God Mode” at Work

As a kid, I loved cheat codes. With the flick of a few buttons, you could do the impossible. Run through walls. Stomp on the bad guys. Rescue the princess. Explore without worry from marauding bandits. These codes were passed around in school hallways on slips of...
Decoding Executive Presence: 3 Way To Improve Yours Today

Decoding Executive Presence: 3 Way To Improve Yours Today

Executive Presence. What the heck is it? It’s one of the vaguest terms used about excellence at work. Some people seem to have it. Others don’t. For those don’t, the phrase “you lack executive presence” on a formal review can be a death knell for a corporate career....