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Why Lunches Are Good For Your Career.

I want you to make a change today. Take just one of the 10-12 hours spent at work and GO TO LUNCH. Not at your desk. Not in your cafeteria. Not with anyone you currently work with. Have lunch with someone new.

How To Become Unfireable – Part Seven: Be A Billboard.

Grow from knowing a lot of people into a person a lot of people KNOW ABOUT.

How To Become Unfireable – Part Six: It’s Who You Know.

Most people don’t like to ‘network’. Well then . . . don’t. Connect.

Control Your Time By Designing Your Schedule.

I thought my schedule was packed when I worked in corporate. Filling in my days with status meetings, presentations, sales calls, and updates all mixed together to produce a week chock full of weaving, diving, and running. Now that I've been running my company for the past ten years, I've found it even harder to keep my schedule clear and organized to ensure I get everything done AND allow myself the time to work on my business.

“What would you think if I sang out of tune?”

Yesterday was a powerful day for me. Thursday is my networking day and I met over 100 people starting at 6:00 AM all the way to 8:00 PM. A long day. But I was energized when I got home.

Serendipity With The Apple Store.

Something wonderful happened to me yesterday. Well, let me start from the beginning — I wanted to get the new iPad. Badly.

Why Networking Is Dead — Part One.

Look, everybody does it. It's the hard and fast rule of business — to succeed in the marketplace, you need to get out there and shake some hands. Motivate the masses. Network with the crowds. Well, I say that's wrong.

How To Connect With Key People.

I attended a NSA (National Speakers Association) meeting last night. I know . . . after a full day at work, I spent additional hours in a cramped, hot hotel room looking at slides. I wouldn't change it for the world.

5 Stages of Grief When Looking For A Job.

Here’s a fun list that I saw on Madatoms:

Denial
I’ve got plenty of money! I’ll start looking next week!

Anger
Craigslist and Monster sucks! I’ve got a college degree! Jobs should be looking for me!

Bargaining
I’ll just drive around looking for help wanted signs. I hear that Starbucks has health insurance!

Depression
Why did I major in Communications? I have no […]

Who’s Got Your Back?

Keith Ferrazzi's new book, "Who's Got Your Back: The Breakthrough Program to Build Deep, Trusting Relationships That Create Success - and Won't Let You Fail" flips the idea of a self-help book on its head.