Tactful Self-Promotion Takes Just Seconds!

Tactful Self-Promotion Takes Just Seconds! Promoting yourself tactfully does not have to take a lot of time – it just takes building certain habits and being ready when moments present themselves. Imagine you’re walking down the hall at work and you run into your boss who asks, “How’s it going?”  This is an opportunity to…

Is your brand ready for 2018?

  IS YOUR BRAND READY FOR 2018? Make this year the year that you have a great and appropriate response for the question: “What do you do?” Even though this is a question that most people get somewhat regularly, most people are unprepared and ‘flunk’ this test by saying too much, by using jargon, or…

Forget Networking…Just Start Doing Research!

Forget Networking…Just Start Doing Research! The thought of networking can strike fear into some people’s hearts, or at least leave a strong feeling of distaste.  There are many reasons that people cringe at the feeling of “begging” people for help, or“selling” ourselves in the worst sense of the word. Martha’s Story Martha, an acquaintance and…

Back to School for Careers

Back to School for Careers Do you remember the excitement you had around Labor Day each year?  Fresh pencils and notebooks…new clothes…new teacher and new friends to make….? For many people, starting out fresh and getting back to business is exciting. Or, are you someone who dreaded the back-to-school time?  Homework… papers to write… getting…

Bloom where you’re planted

  Bloom where you’re planted! 6 tips to make the best of your current situation Do you sometimes feel like you’re planted in the wrong place? Did you ever take a job you didn’t love? Ever had a bad boss? Are you in a rut at your current job? These are laments we hear all…