My Best Tips for Talking to Senior Executives

My Best Tips for Talking to Senior Executives

My Best Tips for Talking to Senior Executives Q: I have a lot of trouble communicating with my boss and other senior executives at work. I’ve tried so many different approaches and none of them have worked. At this point I’m pretty sure I’m over thinking everything. What’s your advice? A:¬†This is one of the […]

The 4 Best Business Books I’ve Read This Year

The 4 Best Business Books I've Read This Year

The 4 Best Business Books I’ve Read This Year One of my personal goals for 2015 was to read one book a week. In my opinion we all need to be investing more time learning and expanding our expertise and spending a little less time focused on the day to day minutia of our jobs. […]

4 Tips to Get a Promotion This Year

4 Tips to Get a Promotion This Year

4 Tips to Get a Promotion This Year There are three questions I get asked over and over again by friends and readers who care about advancing their careers. How do I convince my boss to give me a promotion or raise? How do I deal with a colleague who seems determined to F up […]

New Boss? Company Acquired? 3 Tips to Take Advantage of Change

New Boss? Company Acquired? 3 Tips to Take Advantage of Change

New Boss? Company Acquired? 3 Tips to Take Advantage of Change In my experience, the greatest moments for career advancement come in times of uncertainty and disruption. I know this sounds counter intuitive but its very true and something most of us overlook or won’t admit. During highly tumultuous periods, like in an acquisition or […]

The 6 Managers You DON’T Want to Be

The 6 Managers You DON'T Want to Be

The 6 Managers You DON’T Want to Be A short story about the 6 types of managers you don’t want to be if you want to get ahead in your career. There are many paths to the top of the corporate ladder … except these. The 6 managers you don’t want to be from Brendan […]