Every job starts with Day One (DO) and that day will define what you want to accomplish the following 90 and, hopefully, the following 365. Here I will explain how I approached my most recent first 90 days in the company that I currently work for. 239 days and counting. In my recent experience at … Continue reading My first 30, 60 and 90 days at VSN
You could hold the same title as hundreds of others in your field, but the journey you took to arrive at your destination was unique, shaped by your experiences, educations, skills and maybe even a bit of serendipity. The new Slideshare and LinkedIn product showcases your career path through beautiful design. You can make yours at Professional Journey. Here is mine: As … Continue reading My Career Journey
It's typical for entire families to celebrate the month of August by shutting down the computer and skipping to towns and resorts. From a raw numbers perspective, this counts as lost work (as I used to think). But that's a short-sighted view, psychologists now say: In fact, by serving as the least productive month for millions … Continue reading 5 Tips to enjoy your vacations while in the know
Did you decide it is that time to quit your job? Or are you in the market for new job opportunities? I was in this position 6 months ago, while I had to decide wether to stay in the same company or moving towards my next career step. It is never an easy decision and you … Continue reading What you should do before switching jobs – or at any time
I believe that any person is an influencer as long as he or she has a conversation with another person. Influencing is the power of referring, speaking on behalf of a product, a brand, a person, politics or news, is the power of discussing and explaining why you think you are right. Influencing is leaving your fingerprint to someone else, to one person or billions of them.
How does your organization learn to improve its campaigns, strategies, programs, and events? This is the main topic of Beth Kanter blog post that you will find below. It is not about the data that organizations collect, but on how to turn all the information into actionable changes - Tweet it! The data has to be analyzed and reported, … Continue reading A lesson from Beth Kanter: Keep Calm and Write it Down
The main point is to know your story from the beginning to the end. You should have it clear, and the more you will write about it the better you will get at telling it. Whereas this would make your social skills better, or get you the next job, it will make you a more skilled professional. Is hard to believe how many people lack on storytelling, presenting or on persuasive writing. You don't have to list it on your resume, you just have to bring it with you anywhere you go!