NEW TIME!! LIVE: February 21, 2017: Noon pm ET / 9 am PT Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and our YouTube Channel "Ownership" is a great buzzword, but what does it mean? We are often asked by management to take more ownership in what we do. Agile Methodologies refers to a "product owner" in team structures. But to these teams, a product owner is the person who is responsible for the ROI of the product and often manages a balance sheet. In marketing teams, an owner is … [Read more...]
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February 21: What does "ownership" mean?
February 28: Dig deeper to find your passion
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NEW TIME!! LIVE: February 14, 2017: Noon pm ET / 9 am PT Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and our YouTube Channel Something fun for Valentine's Day! Dating in the workplace happens more frequently than we think. And it's inevitable. We easily spend a third of our day at work (and up to a third of our time sleeping, for reference) and eat at least one meal each day in the presence of colleagues. That's a lot of time in one place! Sometimes, colleagues become so close to you that … [Read more...]
NEW TIME!! LIVE: February 7, 2017: Noon pm ET / 9 am PT Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and our YouTube Channel Doesn't it seem like yesterday when colleagues would work at a company for 25 years and get that silver anniversary pin? Today it happens so rarely, it seems like something out of a history book. And it is. The average tenure of a job for professionals is 3.5 years. About 20 years ago, if a professional changed jobs and companies every 2-3 years he was considered … [Read more...]
NEW TIME!! LIVE: January 24, 2017: Noon pm ET / 9 am PT Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and our YouTube Channel When we hear the words, "free agent," our minds often think about sports drafts. Athletes often consider themselves "free agents," always up for a change of teams depending on the highest bidder. In professional careers, we often don't consider ourselves "free agents." We're employees or unemployed or entrepreneurs or self-employed. But why don't we consider ourselves … [Read more...]
NEW TIME!! LIVE: January 17, 2017: Noon pm ET / 9 am PT Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and our YouTube Channel What does it mean to manage your own career? I think we all assume that we do it, but sometimes we may coast a bit: Let our employer make some career decisions for us Let our bosses guide us a little more than we should Let our situation in life pull us into directions we don't really want to go. We may act impulsively, reactively, or just negatively … [Read more...]
Coffee Break talk show discussions start again on January 10, 2017: Noon pm ET / 9 am PT NEW THEME How to Manage Your Career in the New Free Agent Economy Don't miss a single session! Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and our YouTube Channel You can also participate live (see below.) Can you believe that another year has passed? We can't either. 2017 is just around the corner! It's sad to see the year end but so exciting to see the new year start anew. Next year we'll continue … [Read more...]
Coffee break starts: 1pm ET / 10am PT Participate online Duration: 30 minutes Stay current with our podcast on iTunes. To be successful you must first be willing to take 100% responsibility for everything, both good and bad, in your life. When we take full responsibility, we regain control of our lives and stop seeing our circumstances from the perspective of a victim: someone who believes they have no control over the situations that happen to them. As soon as I committed to … [Read more...]
Coffee break starts: 1pm ET / 10am PT Duration: 30 minutes Stay current with our podcast on iTunes. We started our conversation last week about what it means to be laid-off and we'll be finishing it this week, adding a discussion about the impact of reorgs. Some topics we'll be covering: What are some common emotions you may be feeling if you "survive" a layoff? What's the best way to handle knowing that your team will be laid-off? What if you don't like your job after … [Read more...]
Coffee break starts: 1pm ET / 10am PT Duration: 30 minutes Stay current with our podcast on iTunes. We have been talking with people who have been getting laid-off over the past few weeks. It seems that people are falling into two groups with very different goals: Those who are panicking at the thought of finding a new job over the holidays, knowing that most likely they won't be employed until at least January. These people are worried about money. Will their severance last … [Read more...]
Coffee break starts: 1pm ET / 10am PT Duration: 30 minutes Stay current with our podcast on iTunes. In the spirit of Thanksgiving this week, we decided to talk about gratitude. We hear gratitude often these days to the point it is almost a buzzword. What is gratitude? How does it appear in our life? How can you feel it more often every day? From what we hear, happiness is connected to being grateful. So are happy people grateful or are grateful people … [Read more...]