Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Best Answers to: How Do You Manage?

Companies are always looking for people who have the potential to advance within the organization. One of the keys to progressing is being an effective manager. When we’re interviewing candidates we spend a significant amount of time on the management … Continue reading

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How to Interview Well and Get That Job

Obviously the marketplace is tight, which is why it’s even more important to say and do the right things in an interview. Companies are more selective now and less likely to overlook a stumble. If you’re taking the time to … Continue reading

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What All Good Mentors Do

Most people we know have benefited from having a great mentor, someone who has helped accelerate their career. Because of that, they’re now in a position to be a mentor themselves. While companies encourage mentoring there’s often little guidance on … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Twenty Something Off the Couch!

Your twenty something graduated two months ago and…. and now what? The last thing you want is your twenty something using their lack of experience and the slow job market as an excuse to lay on the couch watching reality … Continue reading

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Employer vs. Employee Mentality. Which Do You Have?

We were coaching a woman (we’ll call her Donna) who is an associate partner in a law firm. Donna has been with the firm for 10 years and was promoted to limited partner 18 months ago. The managing director of … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Boost Your Career

Ever notice how some people just seem to always get the timely promotions and the plum assignments, while others don’t? People who succeed in their careers typically focus on a few areas that get noticed by senior management and these … Continue reading

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Anderson Cooper – Innovating All the Way to Success

Being determined, creative and thinking outside-the-box are all ways to get ahead, especially in the face of adversity. There isn’t a successful person out there who hasn’t come up against seemingly insurmountable odds. It’s not the obstacle but how we … Continue reading

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