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In ancient Greece, Alcibiades was telling Pericles how Athens should be governed. Annoyed by the young man's tone and manner, Pericles said, "Son, when I was your age, I talked just the way you are talking." Alcibiades looked Pericles in the face and replied, "How I should like to have known you when you were at your
So there's this new guy/gal, older than most entry-level employees, who shows up at your workplace one day and wants to learn the ropes. A little unusual, you think, but you train the person to do your job and explain why what you do is important to the company.That's the premise of one of the hottest new reality shows on television
Disagreements happen. You can't always get your way. Everyone has an opinion. There are two sides to every argument. When you're dealing with family or friends, you expect to have differences of opinion. Perhaps you are willing to fight for your views and what's important to you. And often, because of the
I'm having a fabulous time on my tour promoting my new book, Use Your Head To Get Your Foot in the Door: Job Search Secrets No One Else Will Tell You. I've been meeting folks with so many stories that I could write another book on the challenges of today's job market. Those who have lost their jobs are eager to get back to work.
Great movies leave plenty of excellent footage on the cutting room floor. It's part of the process, my son David, a film director, tells me. The same is true when an author writes a book. Following the dozens of interviews I conducted while researching my new book, Use Your Head To Get Your Foot in the Door: Job Search Secrets No
In the State of the Union address, President Obama declared our national economic agenda "begins with jobs." So does mine. I'm dedicating myself to a 30-day, nationwide tour to launch my newest book Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door: Job Search Secrets No One Else Will Tell You. Use Your Head is loaded with silver bullets. I even