Getting Past Career and Goal Roadblocks

Feb 19th, 2014 | By | Category: 04/07/2014, Personal Stories/Career Advice

“If at first you don’t succeed, do something smaller.”  Encouragizers™ author Anita Brick shared this one of her personal motivating quotes with me in a recent meeting where we were discussing her The Success Brain™ process.  Brick, who is also a University of Chicago Booth School of Business Director, Career Advancement Programs, created this quote [...]



Feeling the Niggles of Career/Job Dissatisfaction?

Jun 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Past Corporate Topics, Personal Stories/Career Advice

“What if the National Football League decided to emulate the Chicago exchanges, filling the stadiums with wide-screen monitors and white-sleeved computer programmers, and converting its star players to those who could code the best touchdowns?  Imagine asking Chicago linebacker Brian Urlacher what he would do with his newfound free time,” says a paragraph in Michael [...]



20 LIFE LESSONS FROM 80 YEARS: VICE CHAIR OF GIANT HEDGE FUND SPEAKS

May 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Career Development, Past Topics for Professionals, Personal Stories/Career Advice

Byron Wien earned an AB with honors and an MBA with distinction from Harvard.  He is a member of The Pritzker Foundation.  He co-authored a book with George Soros.  He has been name the #1 strategist and most widely read analyst on Wall Street during his career.  He was the Senior U.S. Strategist for Equity [...]



2013 GOAL: STOP CAREER-CRIPPLING COMMUNICATION

Jan 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Career Development, Past Topics for Professionals, Personal Stories/Career Advice, Soft Skills

2012 was filled with stories of how professionals using the wrong media choices crippled their careers, such as: The Whirlpool KitchenAid employee who accidentally used the corporate Twitter account instead of his personal Twitter account to send a tasteless joke about President Obama’s grandmother that went viral.  Oops, there went his job…and try getting another [...]




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