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TalentCulture | October 20, 2014

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Career Strategy

Happy Work Folk Are Huggers, Not Walkers

October 17, 2014 |

June 30, 2009

“They call them Walkers.”

Rick the recruiter whispered the words like a desperate prayer while he stood at the 10th floor window looking down on the street. Nishi, Rick’s new boss, was puzzled.

“Walkers?”

“Yes, Walkers,” Rick echoed, … Read More

Job Market Demands Creative Thinkers

October 14, 2014 |

The current job market demands creative thinkers. A recent study titled ”Tomorrow’s Most Wanted” (conducted by Global Learning Institute Hyper Island and Edelman in Stockholm, Sweden) suggests that creativity, among other personality traits, is more important than technical skill sets.

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Risking Failure, Winning Big With Career Change

October 7, 2014 | 1

“Nobody succeeds in a big way, except by risking failure.”  William Feather

At a recent meeting of the National Speakers Association, I had the opportunity to meet Simon T. Bailey, a professional speaker and author whose topic is personal brilliance. … Read More

Telecommuting: 3 Honest Truths About This Profession

October 1, 2014 | 1

3 Honest Truths About This Profession

If there’s a lesson to be learned about telecommuting, is that it’s not for everyone. And why should it be? Some of us enjoy coming to work believe it or not. Perhaps, it’s … Read More

Why Working Out Of Office Might Not Be For You

September 29, 2014 | 1

Working from the beach, conference calls from the pool, emailing from your back yard. All these ideal scenarios come to mind when people think of working from a non-traditional space.

While this is true for some, for many it is … Read More

7 Tips To Earn A Promotion

September 23, 2014 | 1

Promotions can be hard to achieve. While we would all like to be promoted, it can seem hard when you have worked at a firm for a long time and the prospect of promotion has never quite materialized. Or when … Read More

This Slaphappy World of Work

September 19, 2014 |

“A tired mind become a shape-shifter Everybody need a mood lifter Everybody need reverse polarity Everybody got mixed feelings About the function and the form Everybody got to deviate from the norm…”

— Rush, “Vital Signs”

On my flight to … Read More

Are You Hanging Onto The Ladder Of Comfort Or Climbing The Ladder Of Success?

September 17, 2014 | 1

“The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.”  Thomas Henry Huxley

Life doesn’t always turn out the way you … Read More

Nobody Does It Better, But You Still Need to Delegate

September 16, 2014 |

As a new manager, one of the critical skills that must be learned and embraced is delegation. Many new managers struggle with letting go of tasks and responsibilities that they are proficient in because they think these skills are what … Read More

Serving The Return With A Smile

September 12, 2014 |

What? You’ve never heard of it?

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It’s all the social media rage.

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And all the kids are doing it.

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Heck, not just all the kids … Read More