1. Make yourself indispensable.
Locking yourself into your current role is a great way of locking
yourself out of the next higher role. Bonus if you actively higher weak
performers who couldn’t replace you even if someone wanted them
2. Strive for work/life balance.
People who juggle passions have an entirely different outlook on life
from those who juggle obligations. Rather than [...]
In: Biz24 May 2009
Have you ever looked at super creative or innovative people, and
felt they are special beings blessed with gifts? Have you felt that you
are not as fortunate? I used to feel this way. I have since learned
that creativity is more about psychology than intellect, and there are
no secrets to being creative. Actually, there is no such [...]
1. Don’t be afraid to be honest.
I often hear about the frustrations managers have dealing with
“Millennials who expect to be vice presidents by the time they’re 28.”
I’ve seen this in action. Nearly every time, the problem is a
combination of of factors that includes, among other things, a manager
who is afraid to be more than a [...]
Have you ever needed to email someone - a stranger, asking them for
a favor? How can one compose email such that they will be read and
responded to? How do we effectively email someone who gets a lot of
Whether personal or business, the ability to compose efficient and
effective email is super useful - both in terms [...]
What do you do when the rug gets pulled out from under you, when your safety net gets trashed, when your nest egg spoils and the tightrope you’re on starts wobbling?
Forget it all and keep moving forward.
What else can you do? Nothing good. Here is a sampling of the options:
Find someone to blame for your [...]
Network & Systems Integration Engineer @ Alcatel-Lucent