What Zig Ziglar Has Taught Us About Career Management

I was saddened to hear of the passing of motivational speaker Zig Ziglar yesterday. Here are just a few of his quotes that get you thinking about how you approach the management of your career: About attitude “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” This is common sense that a […]

Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Previously, I retweeted the following quote by Plato: “Self-conquest is the greatest of victories.” But I rather like the full quotation of his from which this paraphrase came: “The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile.” I’ve talked about how the […]

Remembering Steve Jobs

As we pause to remember Steve Jobs and the impact his innovations have had on our lives, I share with you some of his wisdom that can guide us on our paths for successful careers: “People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means […]

Inspired by Kindness

Yesterday was the #Kindness Party on Twitter, and I have to say — that was a major feel-good! All the wonderful things folks had to say about people in their lives and the kindness quotes that were tweeted were so uplifting. In case you didn’t get a chance to be a part of the festivities, […]

Words of Wisdom on Perseverance

Except for the very fortunate, the time from starting to look for a job to then landing one has lengthened considerably. Job searches that stretch out over weeks and months (sometimes even years) are commonplace. Despite the frustration that is felt with a long job hunt, you know that you have to keep going, you […]

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