Image via Wikipedia “No man is an island ” according to John Donne (picture right). The question from Quora provided a complementary query; “How can I find a local mentor for our start-up?” The reality is it’s hard at time to fix the problem or improve the situation if it involves you, your and others, […]
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The voicemail left on my phone was all-too typical. “Mike this is Kelwin. I just wanted to let you know that I’ve applied for a few jobs and you may be getting some reference calls. Thanks for any help you can send my way. I’m really hoping one of these jobs work out.” Limp job […]
Just as in sports, some people in business seem to have the knack – and luck – of being in the right place at the right time. But how do they do it, and what can you learn from them that can work for you? Here are six things you can do to raise your […]
Daria Steigman has a short post titled The 7 Deadly Sins of Networking that’s well worth the quick read. Networking, when done well, is about four things: interest, authenticity, follow through, and reciprocity . Avoid spending other people’s time if you’re not interested in their story but rather want to simply hijack them with your […]
“Any port in a storm” sounds great when you need it, but whether it be a job or port, it’s really safe harbor that you’re seeking. Absent serious financial challenge, it makes little sense to move from the proverbial skillet to the equally daunting frying pan.