On Building Trust

Trust is a topic that’s come up for me a couple times this week. My friend Heather Coleman-Voss, a career coach in Michigan, wrote a very interesting post about managers developing trust in the workplace. In it, she talks about some of the ways that leaders can encourage their employees to trust them. Another great […]

Now on YouTube

Well, it was something that I figured should happen at some point, and Heather Coleman of the Ferndale Career Center (FCC) got me off my rear gave me the project I needed to get on YouTube. She had sent a message to a number of us earlier in the week asking for videos to support […]

When You Don’t Want to Lead at Work

In many professions, the expected career trajectory is that, after a certain amount of time in a position, you are ready to become the leader of your department. You should want to become the leader… Uh, you do want to be a leader at some point, right? No? Really, you don’t? Well, guess what? THAT’S […]

How Twitter Lists Can Help Your Résumé

Susan Ireland wrote a post on her blog a few months back about the benefits of listing industry-specific groups that you belong to on LinkedIn on your résumé. It’s an excellent idea, so definitely go read her post! Reading it got me thinking — Twitter Lists, one of the new features that has been added […]

Weaknesses are Normal

I re-read a post on Career Cougar, which talked about her thoughts on a leadership presentation given by Rudy Giuliani. One of the main ideas that Giuliani spoke about was finding people who possess strengths that you may not have. It makes a lot of sense, and is really something that we do in many […]

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