Bad Habits Can Kill Your Career Succes

Your habits can really help you succeed -- or they can derail your life and career success.  This article lists seven bad habits that you'll want to break if you want to become truly successful. http://www.careerealism.com/successful-bad-habits-drop/ For ... [Continue Reading]

Your Most Productive Time of the Day

Many of my career mentoring clients tell me that they don't have enough hours in the day to get done all of the things they want and need to do.  I know that life is hectic, but if you want to be really productive you need to figure out your most productive ... [Continue Reading]

How to Wakeup Feeling Refreshed and Raring to Go

My friends at The Daily Muse occasionally publish articles with lots of links.  This is one of them.  It gives you some great ideas on how to feel more awake in the ... [Continue Reading]

How to Manage Your Stress

Stress is a normal part of every day life.  Some people let it get the best of them.  Others manage it very well. Here's what the US National Institute of Mental Health has to say about stress... "Stress can be defined as the brain's response to any ... [Continue Reading]

How to Find a Job in Another Town

In my effort to provide valuable content and ideas for my career mentoring clients, I spend a lot of time looking for good information to pass on.  I sometimes find this information in some esoteric places.  For example, this article is from a site called Law ... [Continue Reading]

Listen Your Way to Success

Tweet 109 in my career mentor book Success Tweets says, "Use the 2/3 - 1/3 rule. Listen two thirds of the time. Speak one third of the time. Focus your complete attention on the other person." This article and short video make a similar point on ... [Continue Reading]

How to Become Unforgettable

If you want to move ahead in your life and career you need to be able to keep and hold people's attention.  This article discusses the power of the human voice in becoming ... [Continue Reading]

How to Ace a Phone Interview

Interviews are stressful  Phone interviews can be even more stressful as you don't have the advantage of seeing the interviewers non verbal cues. This article provides four common sense pieces of advice on how to become a master phone ... [Continue Reading]

Know When to Hold ‘em, Know When to Fold ‘em

I always tell my career mentoring clients that life is too short to hate your job.  Your job is a significant part of your life.  It takes up a lot of hours in your day. Yet, I run into lots of people who tell me that they hate their job, but stay in it.  I ... [Continue Reading]

Think Positively — Not Unrealistically

If you read this blog with any regularity, you know that, as your career mentor,  I am a big believer in the power of positive thinking.  That's why articles like the one below always catch my ... [Continue Reading]