Everyone Needs to Manage Their Careers? Yes, EVERYONE!

In preparing for an upcoming presentation on career management, I posted the following on my Facebook page: “Think that career management isn’t necessary for you? Let me ask — are you currently working or in transition? If you fit in either category, then you have a career to manage.” This led to an interesting conversation […]

Fighting the Forces of Evil On the Job

I was revisiting some of my previous activity on Quora and was reminded of a scenario that (sadly) many folks find themselves in at work: “If your boss is a jerk and wants you to follow him to bad mouth and blame others, should you follow suit?” It’s so frustrating when a situation like this […]

The Tragic Life of a Sycophant

There are many ways to advance a career. One of the not so savory ways that someone may try to get ahead is by being a sycophant (aka brown noser, yes man, butt kisser, suck up, lackey, as well as some of the other more colorful synonyms). This may seem like an ideal situation at […]

Imprisoned by the Comfort Zone

On Pinterest, I pinned this great quote by Anais Nin: “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was greater than the risk it took to bloom.” My friend and fellow career pro Shahrzad Arasteh commented on the imagery conveyed by this quotation. Of course, it is quite a beautiful […]

5 Pointers to Avoid a “Groundhog Day” Career

Today, February 2, is Groundhog Day. The legend says that if a groundhog pops out of his hole and sees his shadow on this day, there will be six more weeks of winter; if he doesn’t, spring is around the corner. Folks here in the Midwest wait to see what Jimmy the Groundhog will predict. […]

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