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4 Ways To Deal With A Micro-Managing Boss

I’ve always viewed a boss’s job as developing/coaching/mentoring the people in his/her organization, knocking down barriers to their success (usually meaning the pukes at the corporate office) [...]

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This Could Be The Best Year You’ve Ever Had

Like every year, this Christmas my wife and I had mass quantities of presents to wrap, a task we divide and conquer on.  I always find this to be a really frustrating activity for two reasons.  [...]

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Are You Afraid To Ask For Advice?

I was dealing with a business issue a number of years ago and was really struggling with how to handle it.  It started out small but rapidly became really complex and gnarly.  It also started out [...]

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This Will Help You Succeed At Anything

If you know me at all, you know that one of the things about me is that I can’t get enough of college football. I love the pageantry, like at USC. I love the pre-game rituals and huge bands, like [...]

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How To Get More From That Job Offer 100% Of The Time

In my career coaching practice, I help my clients from the beginning to end.  We define “What’s Next”, develop a compelling personal brand, implement that new brand into a revamped resume, [...]

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3 Reasons Why You’re Qualified For That Job

If you’ve been scanning the job boards at all lately you’ve seen tons of these things. They’re everywhere for every industry and every type of job. I’m talking about the job descriptions where [...]

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How Badly Do You Want It?

A client of mine recently landed a big job at a very big organization.  I had the pleasure of coaching him from start to finish.  We constructed a new personal brand for him.  Refreshed and [...]

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Secret Sauce For Your Career

It was one of those arduous, multi-day, painful quarterly reviews.  Our Chairman and his executive staff had flown in as usual.  As the leader of my organization, I was feeling pretty cocky, [...]

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Why You Should Take A Vacation

Looking back on our family vacations early in my career, I had a couple of really big issues to overcome.  1) I would sit at a resort poolside and be up, down and fidgeting like a cat in a room [...]

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How To Crush The First Six Months In A New Job

I once worked on the senior management team of a company that hired an individual at a peer level to me, to run our marketing organization. It was really fascinating (and I’d be lying if I didn’t [...]