This is my 2nd time around in the ranks of the self-employed. The first was very successful. I sold the business. In between, I also had the great privilege of managing Monster.com’s self-employment / free agent market. Talk about interesting times. For the last 18 months, I have been working on my 2nd venture. I […]
Career Management Articles for Executives and other Experienced Professionals
Pleased to have you here and talk about executive career management.
I have always felt energized after Labor Day, much more so than New Years. All of those years of school have imprinted the new pencils / erasers / duo tangs into my consciousness. September is a natural time for a reality check, for getting organized, launching new things, finishing off or discarding undone projects from […]
Why is this question important? One of the most important career and life-planning activities you can engage in is finding your own definitions or models of success. This is vitally important for a number of reasons: If you haven’t done this, how do you know what’s best for you? How can you make career decisions […]
I’ve wrote about it before. Life just doesn’t happen in a steady, predictable stream. Good and bad things come in bunches. Sometimes, on the same days. All days are not created equal. Have you noticed it too? I am having one of those rare, memorable days. Exciting conversations. Significant progress. Serving customers. Pleasant surprises. But […]
What can I say? The times call for boldness. In managing our careers and lives. I don’t mean brash. Nor flash. Nor large, uncalculated risks. The situation is as follows: There are way more job seekers than jobs at the moment. Companies aren’t hiring very much. High paying jobs are getting outsourced. There are a […]
You need to be aware of a significant career management danger. In this tough economy and job market, your professional expectations may be unmet. Whether it is job satisfaction, career development or job search success, things may not be going your way. When this happens, there is a natural tendency to disengage, to unplug. You […]