How Diversity Might be Construed as Upsetting People?

I just read a great article on why you should upset people . It was written by a gentleman named Curt Mercadante. In it he says that we are not doing this enough. I agree but if you look at our world you can see a lot of pissed off people…. I think it comes from the inability to realize diversity in the world. I will give you a good example. I don’t like to Read More …

Why are you not Using Your Strengths?

I just finished reading a great article on the Harvard Business Review website titled Why Talented People Don’t use Their Strengths. It explains how the CIO of the NFL felt that a lot of her staff were in the wrong positions. She found out what their strengths were and put them into roles that played to them. It was painful and a little uncomfortable at first but in the end, it was the right move. Read More …

One Solid Way to Network (Mind Blowing)!

Coincidentally my sister and I are both looking for new opportunities. She has been at the career game a little longer than me so I asked for her advice. She asked if I belonged to any networking groups. I do not. It is a good way to get some contacts through connections. It is kind of like warm calling, when you are introduced to someone through a mutual friend. Oddly enough, there seems to be Read More …

5 Ways to Look for a new job

In the age of online everything it is easy to think there are only a few ways to find a job. Job search sites like, Indeed, Zip Recruiter, Regional Help Wanted , Workopolis and Monster (I am sure there are many others) come to mind….. Depending on where you live, what businesses are around you and of course, leveraging the Internet, you can open up other avenues to your job search. 1. Willingness to work Read More …