Monthly Archives: March 2012

It Takes a Network

Just as entrepreneurs are always recruiting and building a  team of stunning people, you want to always be investing in your professional network to grow the start-up that is your career.  Quite simply, if you want to accelerate your career, … Continue reading

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Putting An End To Putting It Off

We are all procrastinators to some degree.  We postpone or delay until some future time something we have already decided to do.  There are a variety of reasons why we procrastinate. To escape an overwhelming or unpleasant task. To excuse … Continue reading

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Stress Management

The best way to reduce the stress in your life is to evaluate your environment. Reconsider these five areas and see how you lessen the stress while you work. Sounds:  Too many background noises can contribute to the stress and … Continue reading

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Four Small-Business Lessons from ‘The Hunger Games’

1. Know your strengths. “There, resting on a mound of blanket rolls, is a silver sheath of arrows and a bow, already strung, just waiting to be engaged. That’s mine, I think. It’s meant for me.” Katniss knows her strengths. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo THROUGH

Weekly Photo THROUGH

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Blog Tips

Outline for a Winning Strategy Identify the type of work and clients you want. The top blogs focus on specific practice areas and vertical industries, not firm brands. Identify your target audience. While clients and prospective clients are important, influencers … Continue reading

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Interruptions

“The major problem of life is learning how to handle costly interruptions-the door that slams shut, the plan that got sidetracked, the marriage that failed, or that lovely poem that didn’t get written because someone knocked on the door.” ~Martin … Continue reading

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Speaking and Listening

What you say and how you say it should depend on whom you’re speaking to – your audience.  Use an extensive vocabulary whenever you speak and don’t use slang.  There is a time and place for everything.  Would you dress … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo UNUSUAL

Gorilla Warfare is UNUSUAL in this neck of the woods.

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Dwelling on the Past

How much time do you spend thinking of the past?  One of the main reasons people don’t achieve their goals is that they dwell on the past and collect the scars of failure.  If you mess us, you can’t go … Continue reading

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