You turn your dishwasher into a snowplow with the same three steps that you rise to the next level in your career. Don’t worry, I will tell you how in a minute.
First, you need the right equipment. Buy the hardware and get the training. Do you need a hammer or a computer? Buy it. Get [...]
Here are 3 examples of thrift that should be on resumes. They are examples of being thrifty that can get you interviewed and hired.
One change that Laura suggested allowed her company to lay off 3 data entry clerks. That paid for her salary for the rest of her time at the company. But, she never [...]
You need to make your skills official. You need to get someone to put their stamp of approval on them.
A school is a hopper into which children are heaved while they are still young and tender, therein they are pressed into certain standard shapes and covered from head to heels with official rubber stamps. (H. [...]
I have been around a lot of big bears in Pennsylvania. It is exciting. Still, I have only seen one bear in Pennsylvania. Bears leave behind footprints, scratched trees and scat (the polite way of referring to bear excrement). As a matter of fact, some bears try to impress other bears by showing how high [...]
Great women are not considered so because of personal achievements, but for the effect their efforts have had on the lives of countless others. From daring feats of bravery to the understated ways of a compassionate heart, great women possess a common strength of character. Through their passion and persistence, they have advanced womanhood and [...]
Getting a raise or getting promoted is hard if no one notices what you do. Guerilla tactics for quick advancements have to get you noticed in a nice way. First a story, then the tactics.
Bill was one of the original guerilla advertisers. Two decades ago he had a product that no one had in a [...]
There will be a time when loud-mouthed, incompetent people seem to be getting the best of you. When that happens, you only have to be patient and wait for them to self-destruct. It never fails. (Richard Rybolt)
One of the great keys to finding a new job is being good at your old job.
You have to [...]
Jason has had 3 promotions in 2 years. His pay has gone up 50%. His attitude is a delight. If there is a tough job, he’ll rally the team and get the job done. Jason not only gets the chance to fix disasters, he fixes the problems behind the disasters. No one has ever done [...]
Tim tells me why he has to leave his current company every couple of months. Then he says he has to stay. Leadership is lacking. The work ethic stinks. His office only stays alive because it is propped up by corporate headquarters. He and his boss both know what is wrong. Tim can’t fix it [...]
It isn’t the incompetent who destroy an organization. It is those who have achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up. (Charles Sorenson)
You have to kill your boss, or the senior technician to get a promotion. They have the job you want and are not leaving. They don’t [...]