Archive | December, 2013

Guest Post: Turn Your Unemployment Into an Asset (Seriously)

Sometimes, it pays to be unemployed. Smart employers with an eye for nuance and an intelligent long-term business strategy are usually not turned off by unemployment. In fact, some of them actually see this as an asset. So if you’re not currently working and you’re looking for a way back onto the career ladder, keep […]

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Never Put Profits First

Most ideas I learned from business books were useless. The rest were downright harmful. Intuition and experimentation have been the best guides. The #1 assumption business books tend to make is that the purpose of running a business is to earn and increase profits. Some books really hammer on this point, as if you’re an […]

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Coaching Coming Together – Recap

Here’s a recap of the audio recording project I shared in Coaches Coming Together and Why No Women. The recording project was an amazing success — even better than I expected. Over the course of 3 days, we recorded about 9-10 hours of very unique material. Our purpose wasn’t to create expert-style, how-to material. Nor […]

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Should Your Resume Include an Interests Section?

We’re dedicating a few posts to Adrian Granzella Larssen  The 5 Biggest Resume Debates Among Recruiters — Finally Answered. Another of the debates Larssen explores is whether or not to include an Interests section on your resume, which often includes hobbies and other non-work activities. Common wisdom in recent years has been to leave that […]

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