Just as there are many ways to skin a cat, according to the old saying, there are an equal number of ways in which to say no. When it’s your boss you want to say it to, it’s a little trickier, but that doesn’t mean you have to bite your tongue and take whatever he (or she!) dishes out for fear of losing your job or doing harm to your career.Read More
Facing the facts of life
You are somewhere along the path of what will likely be a fifty-year work-life, and during this time you can expect economic recessions to swing by every 7–10 years.
You will change jobs (not always by choice) about every four years, and you will probably have three or more distinct careers over the span of your professional life.Read More
“I will get back to work”; “I will get a better job”; “I will get a promotion”: we all make New Year’s career resolutions to do better professionally and then promptly forget to harness these goals to activities that will get us there. Here are seven resolutions that can change the rest of your life.
#1. I will survive and prosperRead More
Question: I don’t know what happened. I just finished managing a project that has occupied most of my days for the last 18 months. My project was on time and within budget and I expected a lot of kudos, probably a raise or even a promotion. None were forthcoming. What did I do wrong?Read More