Career Management

Are you basically an ‘attention merchant’?

May 11, 2022
One of the most valuable commodities in the world is our attention. Author Tim Wu takes a deep dive into the history of its exploitation in his book, The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads.

9 apps to give you serenity

May 4, 2022
With more self-care apps available than ever before, it’s hardly an act of self-care to try and sort through them all! But here are some suggestions to start you on the right path in 2022.

Master 3 tricky interview questions

May 4, 2022
Though each job interview will be unique, there are a few questions you can usually expect. It’s best to put some preparation into how you’ll address these topics.

How to start a conversation

May 4, 2022
We don’t often hear tips on how specifically to start conversations. Host Johny K of the podcast “Communication Charm” offers some potent and practical advice.

Why are ‘tactical’ thinkers less valued?

April 13, 2022
Are you a strategic or a tactical thinker? If it’s difficult to say, then you might be on the right track, because it turns out being “merely” tactical is not as valued as it should be.

Question the part money plays for you

April 13, 2022
It is said that we allow money to become such a dominant force in our lives because we fail to define exactly what it should do for us. At this point in your career, are you still wondering about the part it should play in your life?

Leadership Tips, Vol. 0522

April 13, 2022
Ease your first-day jitters … “Why aren’t we fully digital?”

Is role-playing really going to get you there?

April 13, 2022
It’s like eating your vegetables when you were a kid. You muscle through it in innumerable trainings; you trust (optimistically) that you’ll emerge from the exercise somehow better, more prepared for the real business world. But, just for a moment, let’s face what we all suspect but can’t give ourselves permission to admit: Role-playing may just be a bust. Let’s go over a few of the reasons why many of us just don’t want to try it anymore.

What’s your OOTO look like?

April 6, 2022
The sculpting of your “Out of Office” email message is part of the ritual of being away. Of course, there’s a craft to it, and some best practices. Remember these pointers.

20 questions to ask your mentor

April 6, 2022
When you get time with a mentor—or even just an interesting interview subject, or someone you professionally admire—you’ll want to make the most of it. Here are some ideas for questions to ask.