It is either an exciting or scary time to be a leader.
Neither care too much nor too little about the feedback of others.
The goal of leadership is not to be likable or loved but to be proven trustworthy and respected.
Leaders bring things to conclusion, not necessarily consensus.
If you don’t have paying customers, you have a hobby.
If you can’t handle others’ disapproval, then leadership isn’t for you.
We all have something to offer, and we must choose to focus on what we do have to offer, not what we don’t. And remember the dirty little secret is that those who are acting like they have it all together really don’t.
Be a Strong Leader, Even If You Follow a Weak Leader
Don’t Give Someone Responsibility without Requisite Authority
I am suggesting that we don’t put the “income” cart before the “contentment” horse.
Our career mantra should be learn, relearn, repeat.
There remains a natural career progression even though the tougher job climate seeks to delay it.
What someone may lack in talent can be more than made up for in self-motivation, self-direction, and follow-through.
Do you want a level of income to fit your lifestyle or a lifestyle to fit your income level?
In the name of all that is holy, please consider the wages of a particular profession before you select that degree plan.
The construct of retirement is dubious at best and a farce at worst. Expectations contrary to this are to be dashed.
Adaptability is the name of the game; if you understand that you must now be adaptable and flexible, you will find a way to succeed in your career. If not, you will succumb to job market pressures.
Labor saving devices have destroyed many jobs but have given rise to many new ones. It simply is up to us if we are going to resist or embrace the future.
Whereas previous generations had to face some unpredictability, current generations are facing unprecedented levels of instability.
The surest way to ensure career extinction is to resist change and adaptation.
Finding a job that is a good fit is as much about you selecting the right company as it is about them selecting the right candidate.
Everyone is dispensable but some are more dispensable than others.
Can’t we do better with Applicant Tracking System (ATS) software?
When presented with an open door in your job, drive a Mack truck through it.
Our weaknesses as a worker are only amplified by being in leadership.
It is sad but true that many business people have no business being in business.
The importance of momentum in your organization cannot be understated!