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The 9 Misconceptions About Networking (and what to do about it)

– Opposite of Networking is Not Working – the 12 Letter Dirty Word that Nobody Wants to Say – The Min./Max. Formula Business is interactive and interpersonal. You deal with people all the time. So get good at networking, or else…. Let’s start by obliterating these 9 misconceptions about networking: 1. My work speaks for … Continue reading

6 Cold, Hard Facts About Your “Awful” Boss (or maybe it’s you?)

– Why 46% of people quit their jobs? – Bad boss or dull employee? – How to have a good boss Have you ever had a good boss?  When I ask this to a group, I’m lucky to get 10% of hands raised.  When I ask, have you ever had abad boss, the response is +80%. … Continue reading

10 Lessons It Took me 50 Years to Learn

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Business Casual or Business Casualty? Take the Test!

Answer 7 easy questions to learn your business dress IQ. Continue reading

Why a Tie? 7 Brilliant Reasons

– 7 modern functions of a tie – Look cool, conquer worlds – Convey the right signals When I wrote for the fashion magazine Men’s Style Australia, lots of young dudes would ask, why a tie?  That is, what’s the point, purpose or principle of wearing neck ties?! Guys, it’s simple.  Your necktie is the single, … Continue reading

12 Ways to Manage the Modern Brand

12 Tips to Managing a Modern Brand from my recent interview with two brand experts, Dominic Walsh of Landor Associates and Michael Pooley of PPR. “Products are made in the factory, but brands are created in the mind,” —Walter Landor Walter Landor (1913-1995) invented branding. His company has been reinventing it ever since. His knack … Continue reading

Touch That Snake! –for a better career, life, whatever!

How Mastering Fear Advances Your Career Why Grabbing Snakes Does You Good All Hail Fear! Fear is the underlying drive to everything that you do in life. It’s your emotional brake and accelerator. It stops you (mostly) from doing stupid, dangerous things and it’s why you’re on top of the food chain.  Fear keeps you … Continue reading

Make Yourself Uncomfortable!

I learned an invaluable life lesson from a speed reading course. The average reading speed of people is about 250 wpm with 60% comprehension. So in order to improve myself, I’ve taken 3 speed reading courses. At my best (a long time ago), I could read at 2000 wpm with 90% comprehension.  (A very long … Continue reading

Got A Degree, Now Want a Job Too !?!

You snagged your sheepskin; dibbed your diploma, posed for pictures, justified the financial investment of your parents and now you want a job too? Ok. Life rewards actions, so take these actions and be among the top 4% of job seekers.   Discover what you want to do. No consultant, prospective employer, recruiting firm or … Continue reading

The Only Management Advice You’ll Ever Need

He went from playboy to poster boy for the US Treasury. He was a superstar (with drugs and groupies!) of his time. He was a renowned scientist and famed diplomat (and boudoir legend during his time as US Ambassador to France). He was also chubby, bespectacled, balding and ineloquent. So how can a dude who … Continue reading

Be Like Bond… James Bond (in 4 Ways at Least)

Manage like Bond… James Bond 4 Ways Any Business Person Can Be Like James Bond                           Comparisons between James Bond and me are endless. Ok, maybe not.   Spot the real James Bond (hint:  look for the gun).           … Continue reading

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