Category Archives: Jobs & Careers

Dead Dogs and Hurdles

They say there is no such thing as bad publicity.  Barbara Corcoran had a chance to test that aphorism this week after her LinkedIn blog post entitled “Shoot the Dogs Early” went viral.  In her post, Corcoran described her business … Continue reading

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Squirrels!

When I was (much) younger I was said to have “squirrely luck”, one of those ambiguous adolescent phrases whose meaning is extracted from context rather than the words themselves.  It also opened the door to silliness like “Is that a … Continue reading

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Orthogonality

We live in a sea of information, drowning in data, seeking some way to make sense of the firehose of information streaming at us day and night.  I’ve always been fascinated with data visualization, hoping to find hidden patterns that … Continue reading

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What to do when unemployed… Or now.

So, you’re unemployed.  Lots of time on your hands.  What are you going to do with all that quality time? This article at CareerRealism offers 5 suggestions: volunteer, keep your skills current, network, freelance and build up your network presence.  These let you do something … Continue reading

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Vision

How do you know if you are winning if you don’t know the score?  How do you know if you’ve arrived if you don’t know where you want to be? Are you satisfied with career?  To answer that question you … Continue reading

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A structured approach to business capture

In today’s “challenged” business development environment, it is more important than ever to have a structured approach to the capture process.  I’ve always been fascinated by how a strong team can rise to be greater than the sum of its parts.  … Continue reading

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Relationships in business development

An excellent statement of the importance of relationships in business development, especially in the current “interesting” times. http://ow.ly/i8IJA

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Try this after your first 100 resumes don’t come back

I’ve been interviewing students for a summer internship and have seen lots of ways you can mess up a job interview.  But what if you never make it to the interview?  After a hundred or so resumes sent out.  There must … Continue reading

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