A good couple is a team: it's not "my career" or "your career" but "our careers". Understanding each other's ambitions, supporting each other during setbacks, making important decisions together - these are cornerstones that make a couple successful. Unfortunately, when misunderstood the two-for-one approach can seriously undermine your or your partner's professional success. There is… Continue reading STOP undermining each other’s success through these 5 toxic behaviours
Bribery is bad: it entices people to do something they normally wouldn't & conditions them to expect and demand gratuity where it isn't due. When I ask people whether they pay or receive bribes, their reaction ranges from surprise to indignation. Yet at least 2/3 resort to bribery as a matter of routine. I don't… Continue reading Don’t poison your relationship
Why am I pointing out the obvious? Because it isn’t: this isn’t about watching TV or playing solitaire when you’ve got a report to write. This is about a property developer whose objective is to make a profit and who overspends on beautiful bathroom fittings. This is about a minor celebrity who wants to look… Continue reading DOING what you want is preventing you from ACHIEVING what you want
Corporations no longer hire staff to fill positions; they hire specific skills to deliver specific objectives. Employees no longer join corporate families: they trade their existing skills for money and more skills. What makes a candidate employable is not what position they previously held and for how long but rather what objectives they met and what results they delivered. The attractiveness of a job for the candidate is largely determined by whether it makes them more employable when they eventually leave it. Internal promotion remains a very attractive but no longer the most important prospect.
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Why free strategy sessions are a great risk-free opportunity and not a sales trap or waste of time.
We are brainwashed and socially conditioned to believe than even in the 21st century career and family are at odds with each other.