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Are You Risk Averse? That’s Why You’re Going Nowhere.

I had a great session with one of my favorite clients the other day. We covered an area on making decisions and I brought up a way I teach people to think about their careers and owners to think about their businesses.

There are three ways to make decisions in business:

Sure Things – These are […]

3 Ways To Make This Monday Rock.

I have this problem. When I wake up Monday morning (around 4:15 AM), I don’t feel the happy, energized, and focused self most of my clients, colleagues, and friends see when they encounter me later in the morning. At least not until I’ve taken my meds. : )

A lot of people I know feel this way in […]

Are You On Cruise Control?

I drove to my networking meeting this morning and I take the Merritt Parkway (one of the more beautiful highways in the U.S.). I got off at the North Street exit and next thing I know, I’m on the Post Road.

10 minutes evaporated from my life — it’s like those X-Files episodes where people lose time when […]

How To Get Everyone To Return Your Calls.

You’re not going to believe this, but I hate the phone.

You would think as a coach and someone who runs a highly successful business, being on the phone all day would be fun, exciting, and powerful. It is for coaching — I get energized! It is for colleagues, friends, and family — we can talk for hours.

It’s […]

Great Tips From A Retained Recruiter.

I love Reddit. Many years ago, a retained recruiter hosted a huge ‘AMA’ (Ask Me Anything) post. They delivered great responses which were spot on. Here are some of the best (please disregard the grammar – I wanted to preserve the questions asked):

What To Wear
Q: I have an interview at a small eCommerce company (~10 people). I was told […]

Basic Résumé Structure For Success.

Many of my clients frequently ask me for my opinion on the do’s and don’t’s of a good résumé.

Let me begin by saying résumé advice is highly subjective. Everyone has an opinion and everyone will find fault in your advice. I am going to go out on a limb and let you in on what I […]

Ask Rich Gee: Career Questions From Quora.

Frequently, I am asked questions from people within the website Quora — I try my best to answer most — but candidly, there are too many. Here are some of my best answers to great questions concerning people’s careers:
What is more difficult in the long run, working for a company or running your own business?
Both […]

Great Business Lessons From The Movies – Working Girl.

Do you know how to radically elevate your career or business? Here's how.

Great Business Lessons From The Movies – Jerry Maguire.

How has Jerry Maguire influenced your business career?

Great Business Lessons From The Movies – The Godfather.

How much can you learn from The Godfather to help your career?