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ARE YOU FAILING ENOUGH?


  Yep, you read that right. Failing.   It sounds wrong to want to fail. Most of us spend our whole lives avoiding failure. Tiptoeing around to make sure we never make a mistake or screw up.   The thing is, while this strategy might avoid problems on a day-to-day basis, it’s setting you up for a mediocre career. Never failing means never taking risks. It means staying inside of the box. Going the safe route. Holding back.   How […]

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GET UNSTUCK! 5 STEPS TO LANDING THAT PROMOTION


You’re a top performer, and you’ve got the numbers and praise to back it up. So, why aren’t you getting that promotion you so desperately want and deserve? Unfortunately, this happens all too often—at companies both big and small. The good news? By being proactive with your boss and putting together a plan, you absolutely have the power to make a change.   If you’re feeling ready to move up but stuck at your current level, here are some simple steps you can […]

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5 THINGS YOUR BOSS WANTS TO HEAR YOU SAY


  Sometimes, small things make a big difference – like forgetting to attach a speech to an important email that you sent before logging off for the weekend… Yep, I did that in my first few months of work. The CEO of the company in Singapore needed it for an event, and of course everything was perfect, except for how I forgot to attach the document! Well, luckily small positive things can also make a big difference. With that, here […]

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A SENTENCE THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE?


Have you ever been in an elevator and had someone say ‘tell me about you’? Me neither. But the fact remains that you need an elevator pitch before you realize it and step into the proverbial elevator. The thing is, when the need arises, it’s too late. You can’t wait till that moment to then start looking up this blog post and ask the person to wait while you think of something articulate and effective to say.

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THE ART OF HUMBLEBRAGGING


  First things first – we all have to accept that doing a good job just isn’t good enough. You need to let people know about your achievements. Lots of people hate hearing this – but I’m telling you it because it’s true!  Critics will say work should speak for itself. Well here’s another angle on it. Why shouldn’t you be proud of the accomplishments you’ve contributed to the company – big or small? Why wouldn’t you want to make […]

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THE MOST CRITICAL RELATIONSHIP (THAT YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW ABOUT!)


An almost universal piece of business jargon is ‘stakeholder management’ – which is basically how you deal with others within and even outside of the company. Or as Urban Dictionary says, “A term widely used in the corporate environment usually by management or workers aspiring to be managers without any intelligence or sense of how stupid they sound”.  Since they don’t suggest anything better, I’m sticking with it. 

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