How Being Like Mike Can Help Your Career

This post is courtesy of greyzone Guest Blogger, Karen Crofton. Michael Jordan – MJ as he’s often known – wasn’t the only great basketball player, yet he has achieved more longevity in fame and fan adoration than some of basketball’s other greats. What made Jordan’s career so sticky even as players like LeBron James dominate today’s games? The answer will illustrate... Keep Reading »

Be the Best YOU!

This post is courtesy of greyzone Guest Blogger, Suze Solari. Did you know that the way you dress and present yourself affects the way you feel, and then contributes to the results you get?   My name is Suze Solari and I help people just like you, upgrade their wardrobe so they look and feel amazing and have confidence everywhere they go. I am thrilled to be guest... Keep Reading »

Fortune 500 to Tech Startup: Lessons Learned

This post is courtesy of greyzone Guest Blogger, Andrea Goodwin. One year ago, I took a leap of faith. In fairness, that leap was more of a slow crawl to the edge because I’m not the sort of person that leaps freely without doing a lot of thinking and planning. Regardless, I did it. I left my “Fortune 500, 401k matching, predictable annual bonus” job and took a... Keep Reading »

Climbing the Corporate Jungle Gym: Rethinking Your Career Progression Strategy

This post is courtesy of greyzone Guest Blogger, Amy Haddon. When I graduated from college back in (gulp) 1996, I felt pretty clueless about what I was going to do with myself professionally.  Unlike college students today, who are often given ample opportunity to look for internships and make inroads with future employers, I hadn’t had a lot of chances to explore... Keep Reading »

How to Earn Credibility on the Job: Lessons Learned after 5 Years in the Workforce

This post is courtesy of greyzone Guest Blogger, Stephanie Michaud. Starting your first full time job as a recent graduate can be exhilarating and intimidating all at once. New people, new expectations, and new goals are all part of starting your life as a professional, and can be drastically different from student life. Now five years into my professional career,... Keep Reading »

The Real Reason Why Women Don’t Negotiate for Higher Salaries

I recently launched a new web-based course based on my popular talk, Be Bold, Not Bossy: Leading with Humility, Tact and Assertiveness to Rock Your Career. In my pilot program last spring we spent a good hour discussing the topic of negotiation, specifically as it relates to women and why women equate negotiating salary with the discomfort of a trip to the dentist.

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