Heading home for the holidays can be stressful. Everyone wants to know what you’ve been doing with your life, how school or work has been going, if you’ve found someone special, and if you’re on a solid track. Before you start sweating, here are three ways to prepare.
Feeling less than fabulous? Maybe even less than good enough? Getting ahead gets a lot easier when you have the confidence to take risks, try new things, and go after what you want. It’s not easy, but it’s definitely a game changer. Kick your insecurities to the curb once and for all!
David Berkus is the creator of Berkonomics, a brilliant collection of insights in 140 characters, quick read blog posts, and yes, books. If you are an entrepreneur with a big idea, are management or serve on a board, don’t miss another day of Dave Berkus. He’s essentially the mentor so many of us wish we had.
Many people think of LinkedIn as a tool to network with individuals. While LinkedIn is certainly useful for this purpose, it can also provide invaluable information about which companies you should target during your job search. Did you know that LinkedIn now allows you to…
Passion is powerful indeed. If you think you have enough, watch this video. Then ask yourself again. Imagine all that would be possible if your drive was so inspiring and infectious that others couldn’t help but want to be around it? What could you achieve then?
You might think your career starts once you’ve graduated from college, but why wait? If you’ve got a great idea, there’s no reason to hold off acting on it until you have a degree. Just ask these college entrepreneurs. They made their ideas into successful business ventures while they were still in college, sometimes earning big bucks and creating a pretty enviable resume before they ever got a college diploma. So if you’re debating whether or not to start your own college business, use these student entrepreneurs as inspiration of how far you really can take your ideas.
Many job seekers believe an effective resume is nothing more than a 1-page document choked to the brim with keywords and metrics. Nothing could be further from the truth! While brevity and keywords are important, passion is what piques a hiring agent’s interest and results…
Who doesn’t want to climb the ladder of success to that private high-rise corner office in the sky? You’ve taken everyone’s advice on success from your Uncle Herb to the barista from that Starbucks down the block, but if you’re going to take anyone’s advice, why not take it from the big shots? The wisdom offered from businessmen (and women) from past and present might just be the key to landing your next dream job!
Showing people how to follow their passion is one of my favorite things to do too, because the buzz in the room is palpable, people light up with excitement on the spot and within days I get a slew of emails and notes telling me in detail how their lives have already started to change. So for all who haven’t had a chance to see me speak in person, I want to share these valuable and actionable tips on how to make a difference in your career immediately!