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Three Career Strategies To Raise Your Profile

Three Career Strategies To Raise Your Profile

Being good at your job isn’t the best career strategy At a recent conference I sat in the audience and listened to someone tell me that “being good at your job is…

The Trick To Tooting Your Own Horn

The Trick To Tooting Your Own Horn

How to promote yourself without bragging “Get out there and sell yourself.” “Toot your own horn.” “Develop your personal brand and let people know about it.” You often hear this…

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

How to handle your nerves before and during a presentation When asked about our greatest fears, surveys often show public speaking at the top of the list—sometimes above fear of…

Are You Fine? Or Are You F.I.N.E.?

Are You Fine? Or Are You F.I.N.E.?

It’s not a sign of failure when you need to ask for some help Last week I was sick. Although, I hate being sick it does have a few advantages.…

“Follow Your Heart” What One CEO Would Tell Her Younger Self

“Follow Your Heart” What One CEO Would Tell Her Younger Self

Interview with Julie Smolyansky CEO of Lifeway Foods A lot of kids go into the family business. Most of them don’t end up taking over the family business while still…

Power Of Learning From Mistakes

Power Of Learning From Mistakes

25 Influential women share lessons they learned on the way to success While it’s often inspiring to hear success stories, we often learn more from people’s mistakes. But, most people…

Is It A Date?

Is It A Date?

The pros and cons of dating at the office In today’s culture of working 24/7 it’s safe to say that most of us spend a lot of time at the…

Three Common Negotiating Mistakes

Three Common Negotiating Mistakes

How to negotiate successfully when it doesn’t come naturally Whether you want a higher starting salary or a promotion or even a raise you’ll get better results if you’re a…

Developing Your Personal Brand

Developing Your Personal Brand

Interview with personal brand specialist Lisa Orrell There’s been a lot of talk about personal branding for the last several years. The problem for most people is twofold: first understanding…

Your Looks And Your Job: Does Appearance Affect Advancement?

Your Looks And Your Job: Does Appearance Affect Advancement?

How your appearance may affect getting hired, getting promoted, and making more money We’d all like to believe that career success is strictly a result of talent, drive, and skill…